James Joyce Cracking the Looking Glass of Irish Culture



Patrick DeCoste




About the Artist

 A visual artist living in Toronto and Lafontaine, Ontario. He studied Fine Arts at Mount Allison University and Graduate Studies at OCAD University where he received the President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement. His work has been exhibited extensively across Canada and beyond. DeCoste descends from the French settlers and the Mi’kmaw people of Nova Scotia. His art projects are rooted in Indigenous identity and colonial first-contacts. His recent solo exhibition, 13 Moons and a Canoe opened at Aird Gallery in Toronto in 2017 and travelled to the Thames Gallery in Chatham and the Tom Thomson Gallery in Owen Sound. DeCoste is currently researching a love story set in Cape Breton in the 1700s.



About the Works

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Chalk and cardboard on blackboard. Animation. James Joyce cracking the looking glass of irish culture, based on his novel Ulysses.






Ryerson Department of  Architectural Science Toronto, CA.
Ryerson Department of  Architectural Science Toronto, CA.