Tiff Izsa

Tiff Izsa | Room 206

Tiff Izsa is an emerging installation artist based in Düsseldorf, Germany and Toronto, Canada. Izsa graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 2003 and later studied for 2 more years at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in Germany. Since Izsa'a first exhibition in 2001 her work has been exhibited extensively throughout the Toronto art scene, including yearly exhibitions at Katherine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects. Izsa has received numerous awards for her installation work, and curatorial endeavours including the first “Best Emerging Artist” title in 2004 by the newly formed Toronto Arts Awards. I use a subtle form of subversive parody in my work to develop concepts about ideas in and of art i.its integration into the pedestrian landscape and the process and motivations involved in its creation. I explore and develop ideas as themes through the use of scrupulous mimesis. With this exhibition I will address and highlight the contradiction inherent in the use of contemporary visual art as home decoration by creating a full-scale installation based on popular interior design practices.

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