March 18 - May 6, 2017

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Opening reception: Friday March 17, 6-8pm

COOPER COLE is pleased to present This road leads home, a solo exhibition from Elias Hansen.

This marks Hansen’s first solo exhibition in Canada.

Elias Hansen (b. 1979, Washington, USA) studied printmaking under Master Printer Keiko Hara at Whitman College, Walla Walla, USA. His installations, comprised of an assortment of pipettes, flasks and beakers alongside rough-cut wood, rubber tubing and light bulbs, are interrelated in arrangements that reference the fragility of both the precious and the discarded, the authentic and the reproduced. His work has been exhibited internationally at the Maccarone in New York, USA; Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, USA; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA; The American Academy in Rome, Rome, IT; Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR; OSL Contemporary, Oslo, Norway; COOPER COLE, Toronto, Canada. He has also participated to the Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama, Japan. His works can be found in the Saatchi Collection in London, Fondazione Giuliani in Rome, IT, in the Coleccíon Jumex in Mexico City, in the Boise Art Museum in Boise, USA, and in the Seattle Art Museum in Seattle, USA. Hansen currently lives and works in upstate New York, USA.

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