Jon Sasaki

Ladder Stack (video still), 2009, HDV, 2:05, silent, looped


Jon Sasaki utilizes primarily video, objects, performance, installation and interventions, producing work that mixes humor and pathos, usually with discomforting or gently antagonistic results. He is currently partway through a traveling solo exhibition entitled “Good Intentions” organized by the Doris McCarthy Gallery at the University of Toronto, in partnership with the Kenderdine Art Gallery (University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon), Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Southern Alberta Art Gallery (Lethbridge, AB), MacLaren Art Centre (Barrie, ON), Prairie Art Gallery (Grande Prairie, AB) and the Dunlop Art Gallery (Regina SK). He has participated in group exhibitions at VOX (Montreal), The Vancouver Art Gallery, Simon Fraser University Gallery (Burnaby, BC), as well as the 2006 and 2008 editions of Toronto’s Nuit Blanche. He holds a BFA from Mount Allison University, lives and works in Toronto and is represented by Jessica Bradley Art + Projects.

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