oualie – it just feels right, it just feels alright

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The MNG LRT Space Presents: oualie
Exhibition Runs: Nov 18 – Dec 20

Artist Statement + Biography

it just feels right, it just feels alright

? im learning to let instinct guide me.
despite feeling hard to justify, my intuition brings best results.
i like what they are together, i like their differences and mostly intangible connections i am only starting to see.
i like trying to figure it out.
i like letting it figure itself out.
maybe i’m supposed to immediately know meaning of everything i make, but i am beginning to realize that these kinds of things best reveal themselves.
it just feels right,
i feel just alright. ?

oualie is an artist of French Canadian and Nevisian descent based in Calgary (Mohk?nstsis/Treaty 7 Lands). Their practice explores and works through personal issues of mental health and unresolved identities. Their current work focuses on intuitive decisions, connecting with familial and cultural histories through making, and visceral modes of communication.

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