Karen Henderson received her MFA from the University of Victoria and has exhibited widely in national and international venues including Optica in Montreal (2005) and Hallswalls in Buffalo, New York (2002). Henderson creates work using photography, film and video. In her work there is a kind of condensing of the way that time is registered visually. She has worked with the filmic process where the image or moment changes from one frame to the next and is seen as a time-based experience where it starts, progresses and stops. In her work at Open Studio, she has experimented with multiple photographs using lithography on clear acrylic to create a sense of passing time in a simultaneous way.
Taking part in the process of printmaking, and all the decisions that involves (even the first decision of which print medium was most appropriate to use) was a huge learning experience for me.
My practise has always had a relationship with sameness amongst difference, and seeing all the prints and the uniqueness of each one, even though they came form the exact same source, was an unexpected and welcome element of the project. – Karen Henderson, Visiting Artist 2007