Montreal artist Skoltz depicts drifting along in a relationship as like being underwater

Depicting tired relationships and the challenge of truth, mixed media artist and photographer, Dominique Skoltz explores the concept of identity through an experimental installation with a couple under water. Her work is at Arsenal Montreal until May 8, 2016.

Installation by mixed-media artist and photographer probes honesty in coupledom

Montreal artist depicts drifting along in a relationship, underwater

7 years ago
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Mixed media artist and photographer Dominique Skoltz explores the concept of identity through an experimental installation featuring a couple submerged in water.

In y2o, Dominique Skoltz depicts two lovers submerged as they negotiate the sometimes-treacherous waters of love and relationships.

This short documentary by Article, and produced for CBC Arts by Stephanie Matteis, shows the ephemeral nature of love. The artist uses each scene of the installation to show the struggle to remain true to another without being held back.

Skoltz's artwork has an international following. She has taken part in more than 50 festivals, most recently including an exhibition at the Venice Biennale.

Her current project is at Arsenal Montreal until May 8, 2016. She has a live performace called duality_ face à face at Arsenal, 2020 rue William on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.

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