Darcy Logan is a multi-disciplinary artist who works in media as diverse as painting, printmaking, performance, and video. Exhibiting under the anonym Frater Tham, he is interested in exploring myth, folklore, and fringe-epistemology as a tool to investigate & recontexualize the conventions of personal and cultural knowledge.
He has a hybrid practice that involves both his individual studio production and collaborative initiatives. These collaborative groups include the Potemkin Collective (2004-13) and most recently M.E.D.I.U.M (2011 - present), a troupe of object makers and performers.
Logan received his BFA from the University of Lethbridge in 2002, and has worked in public arts arena since 1998. He has been the Gallery Manager and Curator of the Gallery at Casa (Lethbridge AB) since it opened in 2013. Recent exhibitions with MEDIUM include Nuit Blanche Calgary in 2014 (curated by Wayne Baerwaldt), Trash Talk in the Helen Christou Gallery in 2016, and the group show Trumpet at Latitude 53 in Edmonton in 2017. His personal work can be seen in the exhibition Corpus Philosophorum at the Trianon Gallery (February 17 – April 6, 2018), and upcoming in the group show Re-Imagining Normal, organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta, that will be touring for the next 2 years as part of the AFA's Travelling Exhibition program.
Photo courtesy of the artist.
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