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CURRENT EXHIBITION

Native Art Department International: Bureau of Aesthetics at KADIST San Francisco

12 October 2019 - 25 January 2020
Opening Reception 12 October 2019 4pm

Mercer Union is the inaugural guest of the Art-Space Residency and Exhibition at KADIST San Francisco. Mercer Union has conceived the residency as an incubator to consider the approach to institutions working small-scale. Together, both organizations take up a series of questions around collaboration with Native Art Department International (NADI), a collaborative project by Toronto-based artists […]

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CURRENT EXHIBITION

SPACE: Erdem Taşdelen | Vicissitudes

14 September 2019 - 2 November 2019
Opening Reception 13 September 2019 7pm

Vicissitudes: Act One Mercer Union will present a series of commissioned images by Toronto-based artist Erdem Taşdelen. The project is presented within the context of SPACE, Mercer Union’s public-facing billboard platform that invites one artist to produce a yearlong series of images. SPACE prioritizes projects that consider site-specificity and takes up questions of visibility as […]

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CURRENT EXHIBITION

Bambitchell: Bugs and Beasts Before the Law

14 September 2019 - 2 November 2019
Opening Reception 13 September 2019 7pm

Working under the moniker Bambitchell since 2009, the research-based practice of artists Sharlene Bamboat and Alexis Kyle Mitchell re-imagines nationalist histories through the clever recycling of official state documents and institutional archives to produce moving image, installation and performance works. The centerpiece and eponymous work of this exhibition, is a newly commissioned experimental film installation […]

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CURRENT EVENT

Mercer Edition 2016: Abbas Akhavan

16 October 2016 6pm - 31 December 2019 8pm

Mercer Editions is an initiative of Mercer Union to commission work from Canadian and international artists to benefit its activities as an artist-run centre. Projects under this banner may take different forms that reflect the diversity of artistic practice presented in its galleries and programs. For its inaugural edition, Mercer Union collaborated with Abbas Akhavan […]