Tiziana La Melia, Pet Parasite
September 8th - September 30th, 2018
Tiziana La Melia is an artist and writer. She was born in Palermo, raised on an orchard in the Okanagan and currently resides in Vancouver (unceded territories). A book of poetry titled The Eyelash and the Monochrome is forthcoming with Talonbooks. Recent solo and collaborative exhibitions of her work include Garden Gossip, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff (2017-18); The Pigeon Looks for Death in the Space Between the Needle and the Haystack, Unit 17, Vancouver (2018); Broom Emotion, galerie anne barrault, Paris (2017); Johnny Suede, Damien and the Love Guru, Brussels (2017); Cloudcuckooville, soon.tw, Montreal; Neck of Thirsty Flower, Exercise, Vancouver (2012). Her work has been included in group exhibitions such as Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver (2016-17); Down to Write You This Poem Sat, Oakville Galleries, Oakville (2016); Enter the Fog, The Rooms, St. Johns (2016); Nature's Way, Cooper Cole, Toronto (2017); Domestic like a Pre-raphaelite brotherhood, Truth and Consequences, Geneva (2017); Stopping the Sun in its Course, Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles (2015). Her writing has appeared in Art21, Organism for Poetic Research, C Magazine, The Interjection Calender, and other places.