Capture Benefit Auction
1st Session

September 07 - September 21, 2022

This session is closed for bidding.
Current bid: $4,000 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount
28583 20-Sep-2022 04:11:24 PM $4,000 autobid
872379 20-Sep-2022 04:11:24 PM $3,750 autobid
28583 20-Sep-2022 04:11:24 PM $3,500 autobid
872379 20-Sep-2022 04:10:44 PM $3,250 autobid
28583 20-Sep-2022 04:10:44 PM $3,000
872379 18-Sep-2022 12:12:14 AM $2,750
602 17-Sep-2022 07:53:30 PM $2,500 autobid
28583 17-Sep-2022 02:39:09 PM $2,250
602 15-Sep-2022 06:39:42 PM $2,000 autobid
872379 15-Sep-2022 06:39:42 PM $1,900 autobid
602 15-Sep-2022 06:39:42 PM $1,800 autobid
872379 15-Sep-2022 06:38:57 PM $1,700 autobid
602 15-Sep-2022 06:38:56 PM $1,600 autobid
872379 15-Sep-2022 06:32:06 PM $1,500 autobid
602 15-Sep-2022 06:32:06 PM $1,400 autobid
872379 15-Sep-2022 01:33:42 PM $1,300 autobid
28583 08-Sep-2022 04:13:20 PM $1,200

LOT h016


tth'í' yáw nan (thread beads land)
inkjet print triptych, 2018
22 x 28 in, 55.9 x 71.1 cm

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500 CAD

Sold for: $5,000

Preview at: Heffel Vancouver

Courtesy of the Artist

This work is an AP. Please note: each work measures 22 x 28 inches.

In tth'í' yáw nan (thread beads land), Krystle Silverfox overlays photography of the streets of Vancouver with scanned images of beads, which she uses as stand-ins for Indigenous peoples in landscapes that are otherwise devoid of figures. As an artist of the Selkirk First Nation, Silverfox identifies beading as an important cultural practice for herself, as well as for many other Indigenous people. In placing beads over the landscape, Silverfox points to the complicated history of the terrain in this region and the possibilities for a different, yet-to-be imagined future. This series conjures the long history of landscape painting and photography, but in the acts of purposefully blurring and abstracting the scenes to create painterly and unspecific images of these sites, and superimposing beads, the artist simultaneously dismantles and extends cultural traditions.

Silverfox has exhibited at such venues as Gallery Gachet, Vancouver; Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, Whitehorse; and Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, amongst others. She has participated in numerous residencies and artist initiatives, including the Banff Centre’s Emerging Visual Artist Intensive; the Shakaat Artist Residency Program hosted by the Kwalin Dün Cultural Centre, Whitehorse; and the AGO X RBC Emerging Artists Exchange, Toronto. Silverfox was shortlisted for the 2022 Sobey Art Award. She currently teaches at the Yukon School of Visual Arts.

Consignor proceeds will benefit Capture Photography Festival.

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Curatorial text courtesy of Capture Photography Festival.

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