PAST EXHIBITION

Love / More Love

13 December 2007 - 20 December 2007
Opening Reception 1 January 1970 12am

Love / More Love A Mercer Union Members Exhibition and Sale 13 December to 20 December 2007 Closing Party and Sale 20 December 2007 Doors open promptly at 8PM All works $100.00 Dean Baldwin / Christine Baigent / Katie Bethune-Leamen / Diane Borsato / Krista Buecking / Corinne Carlson / Trudie Cheng / Taku Dazai […]

Janet Morton. Detail.

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OVERGROWN

Janet Morton

24 October 2007 - 8 December 2007
Opening Reception 24 October 2007 8pm

Back Gallery: Overgrown Artist talk by Michel de Broin: 7:00pm A few weeks after transforming the building at the top of our street for Nuit Blanche, Janet Morton returns to create a dense ivory mass of plush tangled vines a foot deep, clinging to the back gallery wall. With monochromatic materials varying in tone and […]

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SHARED PROPULSION CAR

Michel de Broin

24 October 2007 - 8 December 2007
Opening Reception 24 October 2007 8pm

Front Gallery: Shared Propulsion Car Artist talk by Michel de Broin: 7:00pm The just-announced winner of the 2007 Sobey Art Award Michel de Broin presents “Shared Propulsion Car”, an ’86 Buick Regal stripped of its engine, suspension, transmission and electrical system and outfitted with 4 independent pedal and gear mechanisms. The vehicle retains the illusion […]

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An informal talk with Joseph del Pesco

20 September 2007 - 20 September 2009
Opening Reception 1 January 1970 12am

Mercer Union Presents: An informal talk by the peripatetic curator Joseph del Pesco Friday, 20 July 2007, 7PM Joseph del Pesco works as a curator for Artists Space (New York) where his first exhibition “On Being An Exhibition” will open in the Fall. He has also organized independent curatorial projects for the Galerie Analix in […]

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INSTANT COFFEE: NOOKS

Instant Coffee

14 September 2007 - 20 October 2007
Opening Reception 14 September 2007 8pm

Instant Coffee: Nooks Opening Friday September 14th, 2007, 8 pm Please join us on Friday September 14th at 8pm for the launch of our fall season with Instant Coffee: Nooks. The Toronto/Vancouver artist collective Instant Coffee take over the front and back galleries with a sculptural social environment based on a kitchen nook from one […]

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Closing Party in the Minibar

27 July 2007
Opening Reception 1 January 1970 12am

One Night Only: Arturo P. Handler presents: An Evening Of Pure Entertainment Starring Funnyman Andy Boorman Maybe Baby Mary Milne The Shadowy World Of San Salvador’s Ulysses Castellanos & The Sweet Island Sounds Of Bosco The Steel Drum Wonder A Celebration On The Closing Of The Exhibition Seducing Down The Door With Dean Baldwin, Anitra […]

Dean Baldwin. Installation view.

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SEDUCING DOWN THE DOOR

Anitra Hamilton, Corwyn Lund, Dean Baldwin

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21 June 2007 - 28 July 2007
Opening Reception 21 June 2007 7pm

Please join us on Thursday June 21st at 8pm for the opening reception of Seducing Down The Door, an exhibition featuring new works by Toronto artists Dean Baldwin, Anitra Hamilton and Corwyn Lund. Here their distinct practices subtlety intersect and overlap, particularly through the use of colour, form, charm and play, which serve as a […]

Thérèse Mastroiacovo. Installation view. Front Gallery.

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ART NOW

Thérèse Mastroiacovo

21 April 2007 - 26 May 2007
Opening Reception 21 April 2007 8pm

Front Gallery: Art Now Mercer Union is pleased to present a new two-person exhibition featuring work by Thérèse Mastroiacovo (Montreal) and Corinne Carlson (Toronto). Mastroiacovo presents a series of pencil drawings of art books with the word “now” in the title, in an attempt to addresses the lifespan of the ‘present.’ A sculpture made from […]

Corinne Carlson. Installation view. Back Gallery.

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RECORD JACKET

Corinne Carlson

20 April 2007 - 26 May 2007
Opening Reception 21 April 2007 8pm

Back Gallery: Record Jacket Mercer Union is pleased to present a new two-person exhibition featuring work by Thérèse Mastroiacovo (Montreal) and Corinne Carlson (Toronto). At the core of the exhibition are texts appropriated from album and book covers. Carlson critiques gender inequalities and the romantic notion of the (male) genius artist by creating a fictional […]

Rob Waters. Image supplied by artist.

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MAN AT A COMPUTER

Rob Waters

2 March 2007 - 7 April 2007
Opening Reception 1 March 2007 7pm

NOTE: A free shuttle bus will depart from Mercer Union at 6:45 pm to Oakville Galleries for the Monika Napier exhibition mad, mad, mad world. The bus will leave Gairloch Gardens at approximately 9:45 pm and drive passengers back to Mercer Union. Mercer Union presents two exhibitions with new work by Monika Napier (Montreal) and […]

Monika Napier. Installation view. Front Gallery.

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POWER CORD SERIES: NEXUS

Monika Napier

2 March 2007 - 7 April 2007
Opening Reception 2 March 2007 8pm

NOTE: A free shuttle bus will depart from Mercer Union at 6:45 pm to Oakville Galleries for the Monika Napier exhibition mad, mad, mad world. The bus will leave Gairloch Gardens at approximately 9:45 pm and drive passengers back to Mercer Union. Mercer Union presents two exhibitions with new work by Monika Napier (Montreal) and […]

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EFFONDREMENTS

Diane Morin

12 January 2007 - 17 February 2007
Opening Reception 12 January 2007 8pm

Mercer Union is pleased to announce the opening of two new exhibitions, and the return of the Peephole project space. Artist talks by Kate Terry and Diane Morin: 7:30 Back Gallery: Effondrements By placing explosive powder inside hollow and translucent household objects, Diane Morin orchestrates a series of tiny explosions. Not powerful enough to destroy […]

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WORLD’S LONGEST SOCK DOLL

Seth Scriver

12 January 2007 - 17 February 2007
Opening Reception 12 January 2007 8pm

Mercer Union is pleased to announce the opening of two new exhibitions, and the return of the Peephole project space. Artist talks by Kate Terry and Diane Morin: 7:30 Peephole: World’s Longest Sock Doll In Mercer Union’s newly restored peep hole exhibition space, Seth Scriver will be “continually showing a loop of the world’s longest […]

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INTERFERENCE

Kate Terry

12 January 2007 - 17 February 2007
Opening Reception 12 January 2007 8pm

Mercer Union is pleased to announce the opening of two new exhibitions, and the return of the Peephole project space. Front Gallery: Interference Artist talks by Kate Terry and Diane Morin: 7:30 Using utilitarian craft materials, Kate Terry’s practice mimics the strategies of hobbyists and the manners of a do-it-yourself sensibility. Working with the flimsiest […]