Truth or Fiction
The group exhibition TRUTH or FICTION? brings together various sorts of contemporary art by five contributing artists: Doug Buis, Rodney Graham, Kent Monkman, Carol Sawyer and Camille Turner. The gathered art works share certain attributes: they refer to history and historical narratives, past, present and future; they include historical figures, but also little known, dubious and perhaps fictional characters; and, despite being about the past, present and future, they are more interested in representation than in mimesis—rather than mimic reality they represent it, with all its ambiguities and uncertainties.
In Camille Turner’s work, Dogon space travellers return to earth during a time of multiple but interconnected crises, to make us aware of Afro-futurism and The Final Frontier.