Richard Ibghy-Marilou Lemmens / Durham-Sud

Photo : Sergio Urbina, HIAP


Biography

Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens live in Durham-Sud, Quebec. They presented solo exhibitions at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha (2019), VOLT, Bergen (2019), Audain Gallery, Vancouver (2018), Jane Lombard Gallery, New York (2017), and ISCP, New York (2016). Group exhibitions include the Fiskars Biennale, Finland (2019), OFF-Biennale Budapest (2017), Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador (2016), Istanbul Biennial (2015), and Sharjah Biennial (2011). They have been awarded the Prix Giverny Capital in 2019.

Photos : Jean-Michael Seminaro

Measures of Inequity

Measures of Inequity features a series of sculptures that give material form to visual representations concerned with the measurement of inequality in a wide range of disciplines, from economics and sociology to management and gender studies. Focusing mostly on the past thirty years, but with references covering over a century, the starting point for these works are graphs and diagrams culled from academic journals, reports and other specialized publications.


In the sculptures, a variety of simple techniques are employed to render the ways in which researchers have conceived and characterized the distribution of access to care, education, income, wealth and several other factors, by countries or states, and between groups of people. The linguistic articulations involved in their representation are also depicted.

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