Zachary Ayotte is a Canadian artist, writer and photographer. He was born in Yellowknife, NT and raised in Edmonton, AB.
He currently lives in Edmonton.
I am interested in how ideas and systems shape the way we engage with bodies across space. For me, the idea of an asymptote (two lines that approach each other but never touch) acts as a persistent metaphor for thinking about the intimate distance that persists between two points. This distance holds the potential to connect to the physical, to retreat from it, and to try and transcend it. In addition to writing, which plays an important role in my practice, I rely on forms of mark-making that rely on light, sound and movement in space.
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