Jo-Anne Balcaen

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  • Photo of artwork by Jo-anne Balcaen

    Installation view: Kids These Days, Kamloops Art Gallery, 2017. Photo: Cory Hope, Kamloops Art Gallery

  • Photo of artwork by Jo-anne Balcaen

    Installation view: C'mon, c'mon, presented at TRUCK Contemporary Art, Calgary

  • Photo of artwork by Jo-anne Balcaen

    Installation view: C'mon, c'mon, presented at TRUCK Contemporary Art, Calgary

  • Photo of artwork by Jo-anne Balcaen

    Limited edition silk-screened version. 15" x 23.5"

  • Photo of artwork by Jo-anne Balcaen

    Limited edition silk-screened version. 15 x 23.5"

  • Photo of artwork by Jo-anne Balcaen

    Limited edition silk-screened version. 15" x 23.5"

  • Photo of artwork by Jo-anne Balcaen

    Laser print version, produced as multiple, 11" x 17"

Concert Posters

2007 Laser print, 11 x 17 inches each
+ silk-screen on Arches paper, 15 x 22.5 inches, 3 editions of 10

A series of text-based posters that substitute band names and logos for the emotional high of the awestruck, willing consumer, and give voice to the (sometimes shameful) behaviour and sentiments that are part of the obsessive fan’s experience.

Exhibition history: Truck Contemporary Art, Calgary (2007); Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse, NY (2007); La Centrale, Montréal (2008); Foreman Art Gallery, Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, QC (2014); Mount Saint-Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax (2016); Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops (2017)


Une série d’affiches qui substituent les logos de groupes de musique pour le high emotionnel du consommateur, dévoilant les sentiments (parfois honteux) qui font partie du comportement du fan obsédé(e).

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