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Imagine looking at a city from the top of a skyscraper, a heightened vantage from which one can see a total image of the urban centre; stable, stationary, strategic. At street level, these countless structures of fixed and fastened intention are unwittingly undermined through pedestrian activity. Drawing from Michel de Certeau's oppositional relationship of place and space, Goldby examines late-capitalist infrastructures as sights of this pedestrian delinquency. For Goldby via de Certeau where place is strategic, space is tactical and opens itself toward the radical subversion of existing administrat ...
Mike Goldby completed his BFA in Integrated Media at OCAD University in 2013. He has exhibited internationally in Toronto (Franz Kaka, Gallery 44, Sibling, Jr. Projects, Tomorrow, Art Metropole, Division Gallery), New York (MAW Gallery), Brussels (Mon Cheri), Berlin (Future Gallery), and Paris (Galerie Chez Valentin). He currently lives and works in Montreal where is an MFA candidate.