Room 2

Diyar Mayil

Houseguest

EXHIBITION /
September 8 to October 8, 2022

OPENING /
THURSDAY, September 8, 7PM

ARTIST TALK IN PERSON /
(to be confirmed)

Diyar Mayil is an interdisciplinary artist working in sculpture, installation and performance. Her work explores the public life of marginalized bodies. Comfort, discomfort, adaptation, and the acceptance of different bodies in both public and private are recurring subjects in her practice. Her work has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Conseil des arts de Montréal and has recently been shown at La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Printemps numérique, the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, and Eastern Block. She holds a BFA from Concordia University, where she also recently completed her MFA. She is the 2022 Laureate for the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Fellowship in Contemporary Art. Originally from Istanbul, she now lives and works in Montréal.