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Monte Clark is pleased to present an exhibition of video work by Roy Arden, Owen Kydd, and Vilhelm Sundin. Consisting of scenes that unfold in urban settings, Kydd and Sundin examine tensions between the familiar and artificial. Sundin’s The Alley combines video footage with animation, depicting events both real and fictitious unfolding in an alleyway. Kydd’s Acrylic Store comes alive in a deceptive play of reflected light and drifting motion across glass objects seen through a storefront window, revealing the barrier between the viewer and objects of desire. Arden’s Supernatural depicts Vancouver in the aftermath of the 1994 Stanley Cup riot. Consisting of television news footage, some imagery seems predictable enough – people letting off steam by waving banners, flashing their breasts, or committing minor acts of vandalism. Other vignettes are not recognizable as the aftermath of a hockey game loss, depicting a city on the verge of chaos.