Maya Hum, Open Doors, Strawberry Blonde Bakery, 114 Grange, Wellington West

Maya Hum, Open Doors, Strawberry Blonde Bakery, 114 Grange, Wellington West

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‘When one door closes, another opens!’ Viewers are invited to explore this narrative art installation and contemplate those instances when one has had to step aside from their closed door and open or create a new one.

In my work I am interested in creating a connection and shared experience between my pieces and the viewer through personal narrative. My installation, “Opening doors,” a blend of image and text, is an exploration of the old adage “when one door closes, another opens.”

I have asked local community members and artists to participate with me in sharing our stories which relate to this proverb. This art installation is inspired by and represents those moving stories. That is, the instance when one has had to step aside from their closed door and find or create an open one.

Hosts: Strawberry Blonde Bakery

Strawberry Blonde Bakery is a vegan, gluten-free and nut-free bakery located in West Wellington, Ottawa. The underlying philosophy behind Strawberry Blonde Bakery is to ensure that no person should have to compromise delicious food regardless of dietary choices or allergies. Strawberry Blonde Bakery will be hosting the artwork of Maya Hum for Nuit Blanche Ottawa.

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