CAAF Residency @cSPACE, February 2018
1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2T 6T7
Open Studio: TBA
Allan Rosales has asked five people to participate, each selected on the basis of their diverse Canadian cultural background. Thery are as follows. His parents Monina and Felicisimo Rosales who immigrated to Canada from the Philippines in the 1960s. His brother-in-law Sylvester Daniels who is of indigenous descent and currently resides on the Morely Reserve. His friend Miro Reljic is a former civil war survivor and refugee. Finally, his friend Cheryl Foggo who is an author, documentary film director, screenwriter and playwright who resides in Calgary. She is also an emerging expert on black history in Alberta.
Allan’s intention is to bring awareness and attention to the rich diversity of Canadians not typically represented in modern contemporary art and to celebrate celebration the different cultural narratives that create the beautiful mosaic of our Canadian identity. The aim is to exhibit 12-18 new oil paintings and 5 Digital Stories at Studio C and cSPACE in the Spring of 2018.