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12 x 12 inch C-print


$560 framed


Artist Statement:


The series Small Moments conjures from ordinary experience a hidden sense of all that is extraordinary—in just being alive. Each image can be an instant that is free of ornament, implicit of his or her story, its cracking surface about to burst and slip into the future.​




Mak was born in Hong Kong. After graduating with a Philosophy Degree from the University of Calgary, she went on to study Photography at the Ontario College of Art. She is a recipient of project, exhibition and travel grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. Her work has been written about in the Calgary Herald, The Globe and Mail, Vancouver Sun and the Toronto Star. Mak’s photographs are included in the Art Bank and Toronto Archives, and in other public and private collections worldwide. Her recent works include Countenance and Barrens series.


Virginia Mak is represented by Bau-Xi Gallery in Toronto and Vancouver; and Newzones Gallery in Calgary.

Virginia Mak, Small Moments 08, 2016

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