ONE HOUR MIXER: Yaniya Lee

10 August 2018 6pm - 7pm

Members FREE

Due to ongoing maintenance activities following Tuesday’s inclement weather, ONE HOUR MIXER: Yaniya Lee is postponed. Rescheduled event information will be shared via our website and social media in due time. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Please join us on Friday 10 August for a one-hour mix by Yaniya Lee and a drink on the house with good company. This is your last chance to experience the exhibition RAGGA NYC before it closes and an opportunity to order the last of our 2017-18 Member Edition by Oliver Husain.

Not yet a member? To have access to this and future cocktail mixers, become an Associate Member starting at only 25 dollars. Purchase at the door, or in advance on our website:

http://www.mercerunion.org/join-support/

Memberships are valid for one full year from date of purchase. Your membership includes an annual artist edition!

Yaniya Lee is a Toronto-based writer, editor and scholar. Her writing has appeared in Flash, FADER, Canadian Art, VICE Motherboard, Adult and Magenta. Lee was previously on the editorial advisory committees for Fuse and C Magazine. From 2012-2015 she hosted the Art Talks MTL podcast, a series of long-form interviews with art workers in Montreal. She is a founding collective member of MICE Magazine, a member the We Curate, We Critique collective, and a member of the EMILIA-AMALIA working group, the latter of which was artist-in-residence at the Art Gallery of Ontario in the summer of 2017. She was a 2015-2016 curatorial fellow at Vtape and she was selected to participate in the 2017 Banff Research in Culture: Year 2067 residency. In the fall of 2017 she organized a series of public conversations with Black Canadian artists alongside Cauleen Smith, Jerome Havre and Camille Turner’s Triangle Trade exhibition at Gallery TPW. Earlier this year Lee was reader-in-residence at the Blackwood Gallery and she is the 2017-2018 writer-in-residence at Gallery 44. Lee currently works as associate editor at Canadian Art magazine.

Image: Yaniya Lee. Courtesy the artist.