ERYN FOSTER


1. “Pictou Island Portage”, (curator) walking-based artist residency and collaborative performance project, 2014. 

2. “Pictou Island Portage”, event poster (designed by Emily Davidson), 11”X17”, 2014.

3. “Wild Yeast Forages”, event poster (designed by Emily Davidson), 20”x24”, 2012. 

4. “Wild Yeast Forages”, documentation from performance and pubic art work: North Adams Sourdough, a Gift of Cultured Culture, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 2012.

5. “North Adams Sourdough”, project poster (designed by Emily Davidson) from: North Adams Sourdough, a Gift of Cultured Culture, 2012.

6. “you are what you eat you are” project poster (designed by Guild Design), curatorial project presented in collaboration with the Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University NB, 2014.

7. “Culture Sculptures ” digital photograph/documentation from Artist Residency at Struts Artist Run Centre, 20”x24”, 2012-2015. $500.

8. “Culture Sculptures” digital photograph/documentation from Artist Residency at Struts Artist Run Centre, 20”x24”, 2012-2015. $500.

9. “Culture Sculptures” digital photograph/documentation from Artist Residency at Struts Artist Run Centre, 20”x24”, 2012-2015. $500.


Eryn Foster is an interdisciplinary artist, curator and filmmaker who lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Foster’s work is rooted in conceptual, social, and performative-based practices and more recently has been exploring her work through collaborative projects in film and video. She earned her BFA from Concordia University and her MFA from the University of Guelph. In 2014 Foster was awarded the Paris Studio grant from the Canada Council for the Arts, International Residency Program. Most recently Eryn Foster curated and organized New Canadian Pilgrimages #4: Pictou Island Portage, a weeklong walking-based artist residency that took place on a small island off the coast of eastern Nova Scotia. In addition, she also curated you are what you eat you are, a symposium on food, art and community, organized in partnership with the Owens Art Gallery in Sackville, New Brunswick. Last year, Foster collaborated on a low budget feature film with her friend and Argentinian director Santiago Giralt. Their film titled Here Kitty Kitty!, won the Argentine Panorama Section Prize at the Mar del Plata Film Festival in 2014. Here Kitty Kitty! was also screened at the Halifax Independent Film Festival in 2015. Presently she is working on a number of art and film based projects and continues to teach part-time at NSCAD University in Halifax. 

 

www.erynfoster.ca