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U982.17.4
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: brown/beige and blue background with green and red and white fish in center.
Accession # : U982.17.4
Width (cm) : 4.20
Height (cm) : 2.60
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.