June 25, 2015 - Vancouver Art Gallery - Geoffrey Farmer
June 25, 2015

Geoffrey Farmer

Geoffrey Farmer, The Surgeon and the Photographer (detail), 2009–. Paper, textile, wood, metal. Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery. Photo: Rachel Topham, Vancouver Art Gallery.

Geoffrey Farmer
How Do I Fit This Ghost in My Mouth?

May 30–September 7, 2015

Vancouver Art Gallery
750 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7


A remembering, a foreground and a dancing text. 
A nose, a staging, a clock and a laughing palm.
You will tower up like a giant and then shrink back to your original size. 
You will see days change colour and two million years will fit into your pocket. 

How Do I Fit This Ghost in My Mouth? is a mid-career survey organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery and curated by Daina Augaitis, the gallery’s Chief Curator/Associate Director, with Diana Freundl, Assistant Curator. This exhibition is accompanied by a substantial 400-page artist book focusing on The Surgeon and the Photographer

Media information
Debra Zhou: T +604 662 4722 / M +604 671 2358 / dzhou [​at​] vanartgallery.bc.ca

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Geoffrey Farmer at Vancouver Art Gallery
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