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February 07th 2012:Art as a language for caring

Martha Eleen is an artist whose work has been exhibited in the US, Canada, Mexico and Japan. She’s created an art show about Gabe, her son with special needs. She describes the show and explains what he says about it. She describes her most difficult challenges in caring for him. She describes his most difficult challenges. She highlights the way in which the language used by people who don’t know either of them amounts to a form of systemic bias. She describes the importance of sound in his life and his happiness in his caring environment of an extended family of caregivers. She explains the

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Martha Eleen

Martha Eleen is an honours graduate of Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver, Canada. Her painting practice explores the relation between culture and landscape, and has received critical attention in the form of curatorial essays, reviews and publication. Her work has been exhibited in public galleries in Canada, U.S.A, Mexico and Japan. She lives in Toronto where she teaches painting and drawing at the Toronto School of Art. Her work is represented by Loop Gallery, Toronto. Her recent body of paintings, I, Huck , explores the landscape of the experience of knowing her son, Gabe. Her website is
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