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Reilly Knowles Creatives in Residence 2024

Magic Circle for Earth Communion Exhibition, Workshop and Artist Talk

About the Program

Magic Circle for Earth Communion will consist of a large textile artwork made in response to an illustration in an appendix of a 2008 edition of The Sixth and Seventh Books of Moses, an influential handbook of magic used by settlers in Waterloo County as late as the 1950s. Knowles will explore these folk magic and textile traditions in a “magical” sewing and patterning practice that seeks to reformulate our relationship to land. 

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With thanks to producing partner Museum London. 


These programs would not be possible without the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Province of Ontario, and the Ontario Arts Council.