Miles Gertler, b.1990, trained as an architect at Princeton University and at the University of Waterloo and maintains an architecture practice—Common Accounts—with Igor Bragado (@commonaccounts). Operating independently, Gertler exhibits digital collage and work in resin at Toronto’s Corkin Gallery. His work has been shown at Art Toronto, at the inaugural Toronto Art Book Fair, and at Lima Photo following his first solo show, Superlith, in early 2016. He was selected as one of Artsy’s Ten Canadian Artists on the Rise in 2015.
With Common Accounts, Gertler was a selected exhibitor at the 2016 Istanbul Design Biennial: Are We Human? with the project, Going Fluid: The Cosmetic Protocols of Gangnam. Gertler and Bragado’s work has been published by Azure, Metalocus, Pidgin Magazine, Uncube Magazine, and Dezeen.
Statement on the project: Instant heirlooms; Totemic parts for interior scenarios; Objects unburdened by the expectation of function.