Laura Demers is an emerging artist, writer, and curator based in Toronto. Her practice manifests through prints, drawing, digital images, installations, and scents. Her work touches upon the manufacture of artificial ‘natural’ spaces and phenomena. In her writing and independent curatorial work, Demers further addresses themes related to ecology, technology, and their intermingling. She recently curated Greenhouse Effects, which featured video works by artists grappling with the implications of manipulating natural environments on intimate and industrial scales. Contre vents et marées (upcoming) expands on ecological remediation, and features artists/activists from the mining city of Sudbury. Also upcoming is Cut from the same cloth, a solo exhibition by Nathan E. Carson presented at The Power Plant, in Toronto.
New projects include the inauguration of a collective art space called the plumb. Laura will also complete a research/creation residency at Centre SAGAMIE in Alma, QC in 2021.