Carleton University Art Gallery CUAG

Justin Wonnacott: I Remember and I Forget (2011)


Essay by Lilly Koltun

48 pages, illustrated, hard cover


Winner of a 2011 Ontario Association of Art Galleries award for Curatorial Writing (short essay category)

I Remember and I Forget is a series of still-life photographs of freshwater and saltwater fish caught and farmed around the world but purchase, for the most part, in Wonnacott’s Ottawa neighbourhood grocery store. Lilly Koltun’s lively and innovative essay examines the aesthetic, environmental, metaphoric and political.implications of Wonnacott’s compelling images.