Photo Courtesy of Andrew Frosst.
Andrew Frosst is an artist based in Calgary. His independent practice is
Frosst’s work expounds on the derivative elements of a suburban environment: construction site detritus, waste and found objects paired in absurdist constructs and scenes, while his dream-inspired texts experiment with the meaning and form of language.
This solo exhibition will feature two works referencing neo-surrealism and counter-linguistics: the large installation of Instinctive Break (a wig floating in an aquarium of water), and a text-based work derived from a language-generated computer program that traces the currently unsearched neologisms and the text entries of internet search engines.
The RBC New Works Gallery features new artworks by Alberta artists. Initiated in 1998 and named the RBC New Works Gallery in 2008, this gallery space continues the Art Gallery of Alberta’s tradition of supporting Alberta artists.