CURRENT EXHIBITION

SPACE: The BAU | Functioning Circuits: GreenPort

5 April 2021 - 5 June 2021

Black Artists Union (BAU) in collaboration with Kanna Anigbogu illustrate the ethos of GreenPort Cannabis: Healing, Community, Growth and Unity. Mercer Union’s SPACE billboard commission has invited The Black Artists Union (BAU) for its 2020-21 season. Their project, Functioning Circuits, gathers functionality in art through a series of advertisements made collaboratively with The BAU commissioned artists and businesses […]

CURRENT EXHIBITION

ma ma | in residence

12 April 2021 - 28 June 2021

Fast Forward: Speculative Institutions Mercer Union has invited Toronto-based collective ma ma for an extended term of curatorial research through public events and engagements. ma ma | in residence begins with Fast Forward: Speculative Institutions, a three-part program on speculation and imagination that will consider how institutional critique can be a catalyst for institutional change. […]

A minaret peeks out of the bottom left corner of the frame sheltered by thin branches of a taller, towering tree. Shot from the perspective of one looking up at the sky.

CURRENT EXHIBITION

Erdem Taşdelen: A Minaret for the General’s Wife

21 November 2020 - 25 April 2021

The starting point for Erdem Taşdelen’s commissioned work is a little-known architectural oddity located in the Lithuanian city of Kėdainiai, approximately 120 km from the capital Vilnius. Built in 1880 and restored in 2007, this structure is a freestanding Ottoman-style minaret that peculiarly has no mosque below or attached to it, and currently sits in […]

CURRENT EXHIBITION

9 February 2021 - 31 May 2021

isthmus is a connection; a site forged between places. This collaborative research commission invites artists whose thinking and work are bolstered by peer exchange and participatory forms of knowledge assembly. Presented on the Mercer Union website and using Miro, commissioned projects bridge geographies and temporalities between artists, their collaborators and publics; gathering a multiplicity of […]