Liz Knox
Missed Connections

Missed Connections documents missed connections posted on Craigslist during and relating to the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Missed connections are part of the personals section of Craigslist for people to search for a stranger they shared a moment with. The postings are sincere, raunchy, vulnerable, and absurd. Postings were collected from across North America.

Self published
19.5×19.5 cm, 78 pp, b&w laser, perfectbound, 2012
Open edition
$30 CA

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Liz Knox’s work uses conceptual strategies, examining systems of interpretation with an emphasis on strategies of irony. Primarily working with text, much of her work exists as artist books, large wall-text installations, videos, sound, drawings and multiples. Knox studied Studio Art at the University of Guelph and received her Masters Degree in Visual Arts at Emily Carr University in 2013. Her work has been shown in exhibitions across Canada and internationally. Her work has been exhibited at the Charles H Scott Gallery, Vancouver; Access Gallery, Vancouver; G Gallery, Toronto; Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax; Lawton Gallery, University of Wisonsin; Vtape, Toronto; and the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto.

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