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Afifa Bari

Artist member since 2021
Woodbridge, Ontario

Born in 1997, Afifa Bari is a contemporary realist oil painter and textile artist based in Toronto. She earned her BFA from York University in 2020. Through representational art, she examines the contemporary world through the lens of capitalism, uncovering consumerist-values in her work. She discusses issues around ideas of capitalism, such as poverty and the cycle of consumerism. Her work focuses on material possessions and the desire for materialism in the newly advancing society. She discusses fast fashion trends and the constant desire to purchase more in the modern society from a socio-political and environmental outlook.


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Favourite book

Currently:Sapiens

Best season of the year in Toronto

Spring

Beverage of choice

Passion Tea

What do you listen to when you work?

Indie/Pop music & Podcasts

Favourite artist(s) right now

Ines Longrevial, Chloe Wise, Henni Alftan, Caleb Hahne, David Hockney

Favourite medium

Oil Paint

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Remote Gallery, Toronto
(Postponed)

Select Past Exhibitions
2021

Gallery 1313, Toronto
School Times

2021

Collision Gallery, Toronto
Miss-Understood

2021

Gallery 1313, Toronto
Toronto Emerging Arts Exhibit

2020

Open House, York University, Toronto
Coalition

2020

Gallery 1313, Toronto
Ephemeral

2019

Earles Winter Art Gallery
Open Gallery

2019

Open House, York University, Toronto
Super Mega Ultra

2019

Gales Gallery, Toronto
Painting Area Show

2019

Special Projects Gallery, Toronto
The Collective

2019

Gallery 1313, Toronto
The Collective

2018

Earles Winter Art Gallery
Open Gallery

Residencies
2020

Collision Gallery, Toronto
Akin x Collision Gallery

Education
2020

York University
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Spec.Hons Visual Arts

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