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If I had a Hi-Fi: 2002, A Palindrome show and sale.

12 December 2002 12am - 21 December 2002 12am

Like a snake biting its own tail, we swallow the end of the last palindromic year we’ll ever see. Works by Shinobu Akimoto, Lois Andison, Christine Baigent, Ryan Barrett, Andrea Battersby, Cecilia Berkovic, Christian Bok, Paula Braswell, Aaron Brwer, Adam Brown, Michael Buckland, Crystal Bueckert, Judy Cheung, Carrie Chisholm, Blayne Collins, Timothy Comeau, Tanya Cunnington, […]

Kelly Mark. Installation view. Peephole. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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CROSS-WALK

Kelly Mark

24 October 2002 - 30 November 2002
Opening Reception 24 October 2002 8pm

The Peephole: Cross-Walk Like much of Kelly Mark‘s practice, hard work is the means to, yet often more important than, the product. For example: making a list, stealing a knife, marking a line, or drawing in letra-set. A task is undertaken for no practical purpose other than to do something. Just like moving back and […]

Cathy Ward & Eric Wright. Installation view. Back Gallery. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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TRANSROMANTIK – VOLKSGEIST

Cathy Ward and Eric Wright

24 October 2002 - 30 November 2002
Opening Reception 24 October 2002 8pm

Back Gallery: Transromantik – Volksgeist Transromantik – Volksgeist is our investigation into a type of cultural connectivity which we began in 1997. Our sculptures stand as way-markers or products of a kind of cultural “family tree”. It is an expression of a particular mid-European monomania and romanticism which moves from Caspar David Friedrich to King […]

Jay Isaac. Installation view. Front Gallery. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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THE MATLOCK JUXTAPOZE

Jay Isaac

24 October 2002 - 30 November 2002
Opening Reception 24 October 2002 8pm

Front Gallery: The Matlock Juxtapoze For The Matlock Juxtapoze, Jay Isaac brings together both painting and sculpture in an amalgamation of styles and genres. High and low art are flipped reversibly. Kitch is not only celebrated in its own language, but also translated using the tropes of art historical styles. With expressionist sincerity, surrealist play, […]

Abigail Reynolds. Installation View. Back Gallery. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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DRIVE

Abigail Reynolds

12 September 2002 - 19 October 2002
Opening Reception 12 September 2002 8pm

Platform:  Drive Our heroine drives down the motorway, attempting to escape the claustrophobic, noisy, absurd and dangerous environment of inner London, England. Ironically, her getaway places her in an equally claustrophobic, noisy, absurd and dangerous environment. While making her high speed escape she struggles to undress. At times her hands are precariously tangled in her […]

Christian Jankowski. Installation view. Back gallery. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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ROSA

Christian Jankowski

12 September 2002 - 19 October 2002
Opening Reception 12 September 2002 8pm

Back Gallery: Rosa Internationally acclaimed German artist Christian Jankowski, who first came to public attention with Telemistica at the 1999 Venice Biennale and, more recently, The Holy Artwork at the 2002 Whitney Biennial in New York, presents Rosa (2001), a humorous and insightful film that investigates the relationship between art and the advertising and entertainment […]

James Carl. 5 Dynasties. Detail. Installation view. Front Gallery. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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JAMES CARL: RECENT WORKS

James Carl

12 September 2002 - 19 October 2002
Opening Reception 12 September 2002 8pm

Front Gallery: James Carl: Recent Works James Carl‘s meticulous yet spare reconfigurations of found and everyday objects volley between form and content — aesthetic play and aesthetic function. Common materials and common objects. Even with Carl’s precise and over-determined reconstruction loss occurs: three dimensions collapse into two, details vanish, round is just a line. One […]

C. Wells. Performance.

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Roadworks, performance festival and exhibition

13 July 2002 12am - 31 July 2002 12am

C. Wells start location: King St. W. at Sudbury St. End location: Kensington Market. Dusk to dawn Begun in 1996 as a component within a larger painting practice that asserts the socio-cultural contribution of the line marker; ‘the hand loves that which is hard’ is an ongoing photo-performance project that involves the re-painting of line […]

Auriane Sokoloski. Installation view. Back Gallery. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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SCRATCH ROOM

Auriane Sokoloski

6 June 2002 - 13 July 2002
Opening Reception 6 June 2002 8pm

Back Gallery: Scratch Room A multi media exhibition that revels in excess, obsessiveness and eccentricity, and questions the aesthetics of taste, for better or worse. John G. Boehme, Reanne Estrada , Maria Legault, Fiona Mowatt, Sarah Skapin, Auriane Sokoloski, Tamara Stone, Holly Ward. “The juxtaposition between hair and cake is like: “Here’s a nice delicious […]

Maria Legault. Sweet Tooth. Installation view. Front Gallery. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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THERE’S A HAIR IS MY CAKE…!

Reanne Estrada, Fiona Mowatt, Maria Legault, Tamara Stone, Holly Ward, and Sarah Skapin

6 June 2002 - 13 July 2002
Opening Reception 6 June 2002 8pm

There’s a hair in my cake…! Opening night performance by John G. Boehme A multi media exhibition that revels in excess, obsessiveness and eccentricity, and questions the aesthetics of taste, for better or worse. John G. Boehme, Reanne Estrada , Maria Legault, Fiona Mowatt, Sarah Skapin, Auriane Sokoloski, Tamara Stone, Holly Ward. “The juxtaposition between […]

Michelle Allard. Installation view. Platform. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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LIGHT DUCT

Michelle Allard

25 April 2002 - 1 June 2002
Opening Reception 25 April 2002 8pm

Platform: Light Duct Light Duct acts to quietly dramatize and bring interest to a simple architectural function. The air vent, a common, uncomplicated building fixture, becomes modified and highlighted through the introduction of a single light source projected through the grating of a wall grill. A possible reading of Light Duct is two-fold. Redirecting attention […]

Elisabeth Arkhipoff. Installation view. Back Gallery. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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1978, 1983?

Elisabeth Arkhipoff

25 April 2002 - 1 June 2002
Opening Reception 25 April 2002 8pm

Back Gallery: 1978, 1983? Arkhipoff will present collages and drawings based on the idea of “custom,” mixing objects that document significance within personal life, with external additives. Elisabeth Arkhipoff was born in the Ivory Coast in 1973 in a bi-cultural family (Ukrainian father and Armenian mother). She studied contemporary literature and philosophy, and started her […]

Kathryn Ruppert. Installation view. Front Gallery. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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DELHI

Kathryn Ruppert

25 April 2002 - 1 June 2002
Opening Reception 25 April 2002 8pm

Front Gallery: Delhi “Artists working with textiles often tend to be marginalized; fabric is customarily allied with the domestic arts. Thus, much contemporary textile works deals with issues of materiality, the separation of art and craft, and the history of manual labour traditionally ascribed to women.” – Lise Hosein Kathryn Ruppert was born in Delhi, […]

MERCER LIVING

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MERCER LIVING

17 April 2002 4pm - 19 April 2002 11pm

Find your Urban Styles… Mercer Union presents Mercer Living, a fundraising auction to support its 2002/2003 programming year of the work of emerging Canadian and international artists. The fabulous Stephen Ranger of Ritchie’s Auctioneers will auction 51 exciting worked for the home and office. Artists participating include Kim Adams, James Carl, Massimo Guerrera, Spring Hurlbut, […]

Steve Dutton, Steve Swindells, Percy Peacock. Installation view. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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ENTROPIC GYM

Steve Dutton, Steve Swindells, Percy Peacock

14 March 2002 - 20 April 2002
Opening Reception 14 March 2002 8pm

Front and Back Galleries: Entropic Gym Entropic Gym takes up the themes of small disturbances, chance encounters and arrested vision by likening such events to the experience of doubt. In developing work around these themes, new work continues to exploit and further explore some of the reoccurring strategies, which characterize our practice. The work seeks […]

Installation view. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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Platform: Sentiment Express

9 February 2002 12am - 12am

Shilpa Gupta Platform: Sentiment Express Co-sponsored by the South Asian Visual Arts Collective @ The Loftus Lloyd Café, 401 Richmond St. W. Lecture with Shilpa Gupta @ The Women’s Art Resource Centre, 401 Richmond St. W. suite 122 Lecture co-sponsored by SAVAC and WARC. …since you are too busy to send a handwritten letter nowadays, […]

Stephen Andrews. Quickie. Installation view. Photography by Brian Piitz.

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XXX TESTIMONIAL: AN EXHIBITION OF WORKS DEDICATED TO SEXUAL IMAGININGS

Sarah Abbott, Stephen Andrews, Michael Brynntrup, Tom Dean, Sadko Hazihasanovic, Johanna Householder, Fabienne Lasserre, Curtis MacDonald, Wrik Mead, Louise Muretich, Chantal Rousseau, and Kika Thorne.

Curated by Deirdre Logue

31 January 2002 - 9 March 2002
Opening Reception 31 January 2002 8pm

Front and Back Galleries: XXX Testimonial: An Exhibition of Works Dedicated to Sexual Imaginings Works that approach sexual subjects require courage, context and openness on the part of both the maker and the viewer. The works in XXX Testimonial are often quite personal and definitely material. In varying degrees, the works are erotic in their […]