One Gargantuan Optimistic Metaphor


Each letter is approximately 6 feet high and 1 foot deep

Various fabrics and foam

One Gargantuan Optimistic Metaphor is a usable sculptural installation of giant upholstered foam letters. They spell "hope" in four languages: English; French (espoir); Hebrew (tikva); and Arabic (amal).

This work is in the sculpture section.

Exhibition History

  • One Gargantuan Optimistic Metaphor, Art Gallery of Calgary, 2006 Calgary, Alberta, (solo show).
  • Wordsmiths, Cambridge Galleries, 2006 Cambridge, Ontario, (group show). Curator: Yvan Jurakic.
  • Trois projets sur le thème du plaisir, de l'espoir et du temps qui passe, Musée d’art de Joliette, March 20-September 4, 2005 Joliette, Québec, (solo show). Curator: France Gascon, Musée d'art de Joliette.
  • HOPE, The Koffler Gallery, 2005 Toronto, Ontario, (solo show). Curator: Carolyn Bell.
  • Super Modern World of Beauty, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, 2003 Banff, Alberta, (group show). Curator: Diana Sherlock.
  • One Gargantuan Optimistic Metaphor, OBORO, 2002 Montréal, Québec, (solo show).
Naomi London