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U982.17.3
Artist / Maker : Gomes, Karen
Title : Salmon Run
Date (Execution) :
Geographical Origin : Canada
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Fibre, Nylon
Support / Technique : Sewn; Collage
Object Type : collages (visual works)
Visual Description : Nylon banner: yellow and beige sky brown mountains; blue water with red and gold fish.
Accession # : U982.17.3
Width (cm) : 4.22
Height (cm) : 4.41
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Public Works Canada
Artist Statement : Through "The Salmon Run", I wanted to show the struggles of nature (as well as Man's). The inevitability of their struggle upstream to places of birth to spawn and die. To help create this effect I had the banners themselves run upstream. I also kept it simple for impact.