Alexis L. Grisé, Katrina Marie Mendoza, Hanna Reimer, Tobin Rowland, and Chukwudubem Ukaigwe Traces


EXHIBITION |12 November – 11 December 2021

TALK | 02 December, 7PM at PLATFORM centre

PLATFORM centre is excited to announce Traces, a group exhibition featuring the work of Alexis L. Grisé (MB), Katrina Marie Mendoza (MB), Hanna Reimer (MB), Tobin Rowland (MB) and Chukwudubem Ukaigwe (MB). The show is curated by Tayler Buss (MB) and Meganelizabeth Diamond (MB) and runs from 12 November – 11 December 2021.

Traces explores the translation, appropriation and rebirth of images through re-photography, collage and sculpture. The colour of what you were. An imprint of then, seen from here. Everything shifted, though nothing changed. Traveling to the view and onto one another. Traces are what’s left, after. 

There will be a conversation with all five artists held at PLATFORM on 02 Decembeber at 7PM. A closing reception will be held at PLATFORM on 11 December at 7PM. We look forward to seeing you!

Masks and proof of vaccination are mandatory, please ensure social distance is maintained and stay home if you are feeling sick. PLATFORM is an accessible venue. For the duration of the exhibition, PLATFORM centre encourages you to make an appointment however, drop-ins are welcome. Please email us at admin@platformgallery.org to schedule a viewing appointment.


Alexis L-Grisé is a Métis artist who lives in Winnipeg; Treaty No. 1 Territory. Alexis attended the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax as well as the Cooper Union School for the Arts in New York. His works are centered around the process and making of images in relation to place and time.

Katrina Marie Mendoza works with drawings as projections of space and the possibility of their becoming objects.

Hanna Reimer “I am a Treaty 1-based multidisciplinary artist currently working towards my BFA at the School of Art, University of Manitoba. Texture, pattern, and hands-on processes play a crucial role in my practice, which in the past has manifested through experiments with fabric, printmaking, digital art, and painting. My recent work pushes back and forth between analogue and digital art, and how putting an image through a process that deteriorates it legitimizes the mistakes it already had.”

Tobin Rowland is a Treaty 1-based multidisciplinary queer artist. 

“My work creates space to yearn for the known in conjunction with the unknown. The decrepit familiarity of your kitchen chair now floats alongside my parents crumbling shower tiles. To wrap you in layers of an unsuspected happy accident, to bundle you up and send you on your way. The fleeting moment of crossing paths.” – Tobin Rowland

Chukwudubem Ukaigwe is a Nigerian born song, dispersed by a transient Atlantic breeze, currently passing through Canada. He consciously uses a variety of mediums to relay a plurality of ideas at any given time. He approaches his art practice as a conversation, or a portal into one, and in some instances, as an interpretation of this ongoing exchange. Chukwudubem operates as an interdisciplinary artist, curator, writer, and cultural worker. Ukaigwe is a founding member of Patterns Collective.