Basil AlZeri

Basil AlZeri is a visual artist living and working between Toronto and Waterloo region, Canada. AlZeriā€™s practice involves the intersection of art, education, and food, taking multiple forms, such as performance, drawing, video, and ephemeral installation. His ongoing research and practice examine the politics and significance of work in our lives. Issues he addresses include professionalization, careerism, emotional/immaterial/unrecognized labour, and the co-optation of relational practices by socially engaged art.

Image Caption: a recipe for a bleeding heart by Basil AlZeri

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PUBLIC ART EXHIBITION: Place Settings

June 18, 2021 - August 15, 2021

Place Settings is a large-scale, durational project that considers how food functions to connect and disrupt. Focusing specifically on the intersections of food, public space, and architecture, Place Settings points to formal and informal structures that offer forms of nourishment, be they physical, emotional, social, or political.

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