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PAST EVENT

ONE HOUR MIXER: Sandra Brewster

23 March 2018 6pm - 7pm

Members-Only One Hour Mixer AFTER HOURS music and cocktails Please join us on Friday 23 March for a one-hour mix by artist Sandra Brewster and a drink on the house with good company. This is your last chance to experience group exhibition Common Cause: before and beyond the global before it closes and an opportunity for […]

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CURRENT EXHIBITION

Sophia Al Maria: Black Friday

Sophia Al Maria

13 April 2018 - 2 June 2018
Opening Reception 12 April 2018 7pm

Sophia Al Maria’s exhibition Black Friday foregrounds the artist’s ongoing investigation into the accelerated development of the Gulf Nations and the sobering signs of a hyper-capitalist future to come. The large scale single-channel video installation Black Friday (2016) features hypnotic renderings of Qatari shopping malls that are often distorted and refracted, creating a dizzying disorientation […]

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PAST EVENT

fORUM: Denise Ferreira da Silva

19 March 2018 6pm

** Please note this event will start at 6:30, as well as taking place off-site at at the Mediatheque (Room 200), 1 Spadina Crescent, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto. Mercer Union is delighted to announce that Denise Ferreira da Silva will give a lecture on Monday 19 March 2018 at 6:30PM. This lecture is presented in partnership […]

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PAST EVENT

Artist performance: Jeneen Frei Njootli

20 March 2018 7pm

Soundtools created by Jeneen Frei Njootli will be used in her performance to create a live soundscape in the gallery. This artist performance is presented in conjunction with Common Cause: before and beyond the global, guest curated by Denise Ryner. Admission to our public programming is free and all are welcome. Jeneen Frei Njootli is a […]

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PAST EVENT

Artist Talk: Sandra Brewster

13 March 2018 7pm

Please join us for a public artist talk by Sandra Brewster in conversation with Richard Fung. This public artist talk is presented in conjunction with group exhibition Common Cause: before and beyond the global, guest curated by Denise Ryner. Admission is free and all are welcome. BIOGRAPHIES Sandra Brewster is a Canadian artist and holds a Masters of Visual […]

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PAST EXHIBITION

Common Cause: before and beyond the global

Fayçal Baghriche, Sandra Brewster, David Hartt, Jeneen Frei Njootli

Curated by Denise Ryner

16 February 2018 - 24 March 2018
Opening Reception 16 February 2018 7pm

Common Cause: before and beyond the global What’s left is politics but even the politics of the commons, of the resistance to enclosure, can only be a politics of ends, a rectitude aimed at the regulatory end of the common. And even when the election that was won turns out to have been lost, and […]

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PAST EVENT

One hour mixer: Oliver Husain

2 February 2018 6pm - 7pm

ONE HOUR MIXER: Oliver Husain   2 February 2018 6pm – 7pm   Members-Only One Hour Mixer AFTER HOURS music and cocktails   Please join us on Friday 2 February for a one-hour mix by Oliver Husain and a drink on the house with good company. This is your last chance to experience the group […]