The Space Between: A Creative Collaboration between Kevin Morse and Dan Steeves
Opening Recital and Reception: Friday, November 3, 2017.
The Saint John Arts Centre is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition and music of The Space Between, a creative collaboration between composer Kevin Morse and visual artist Dan Steeves.
The Space Between is an interdisciplinary project that includes a series of intaglio prints, a composition for string quartet, and a spatialized audio installation. Morse’s new composition for string quartet will be performed by the Saint John String Quartet on Friday, November 3, 6:00 pm at the Stone Church. Followed by the opening of the exhibition and a reception at the Saint John Arts Centre.
Dan Steeves is a visual artist who works primarily as an Intaglio printmaker. Steeves is the Printmaking Technician and a Lecturer in the Mount Allison University Department of Fine Arts. He has been the recipient of a number of significant awards, including the Sheila Hugh MacKay Foundation Strathbutler Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts and the 2014 Open Studio National Printmaking Award. Steeves holds a BFA from Mount Allison University.
Kevin Morse teaches in the Department of Music at Mount Allison University, where he held a Marjorie Young Bell Faculty Fellowship from 2013 to 2015. His recent compositions include a chamber opera, music for piano and voice, and an orchestral work premiered by the Prince Edward Island Symphony Orchestra. He holds a PhD from the University of Western Ontario.
The exhibition will remain at the Saint John Arts Centre until December 20, 2017. A limited number of guidebooks featuring Steeves’ images, excerpts of Morse’s score, and essays by Anne Koval and Gary Tucker will be available.
The recital will be held at the Stone Church, 87 Carleton Street at 6:00 pm; the reception will be held at SJAC immediately following the recital., in conjunction with the other exhibits opening that night.