• a creation commissioned by SAW Gallery

    printed image, light, wood, paint
    49 × 19 × 4 in
    Commissioned By:
    SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
    Photo Credit(s):

    Kenneth Emig


    Soundscape was created between 2020 and 2022 as a commission for SAW Gallery as part of the SAW Prize for New Works in Ottawa, Canada.

    The SAW Prize for New Works was created as an emergency response to the pandemic, offering critical support to regional artists through the commissioning of new works. In total, SAW has contributed more than $100,000 in financial, production and exhibition support to 30 artists, musicians, writers and performers from Ottawa-Gatineau and the surrounding First Nations.

    The May 6 to July 16, 2022 exhibition showcases 17 never-before-seen works and installations by artists spanning many generations and working in a remarkable array of disciplines. In a sprawling format that will reverberate beyond the gallery walls, the exhibition engages in themes of identity and place, and highlights some of the most vital voices in our region’s contemporary art scene.


    Kenneth is grateful to SAW Gallery for providing the space to explore, create, and present this work.


Soundscape with person
SAW Prize Exhibition Logo