Kerri Reid, Souvenirs (California), 2012. Collected rocks, handmade stoneware copies. Photo: Toni Hafkensheid.

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AS THE DUSTS SETTLE

Kerri Reid

2 November 2012 - 1 December 2012
Opening Reception 2 November 2012 7pm

This solo exhibition of works by Canadian artist Kerri Reid provides the first opportunity to consider several related series of works all revolving around the artist’s fascination with dust, debris, shadows and a inclination towards restitution, salvaging and repair.

Iman Issa, Material for a sculpture commemorating the life of a soldier who died defending his nation against intruding enemies, 2010-11. Photo: Toni Hafkensheid.

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MATERIAL

Iman Issa

2 November 2012 - 1 December 2012
Opening Reception 2 November 2012 7pm

Positioned within the interstices of physical reality and personal memory, the diverse practice of Egyptian artist Iman Issa continuously comes back to a critical question: “How does one visually evoke, communicate or signify one’s personal relationship to familiar places, events, and figures?” This question is born of Issa’s profound skepticism, or disbelief in, the pragmatist […]

Promotional image for the exhibition Hapax Legomena, 2012. Archival photo from the Ontario Archives depicting the interior of the Academy Theatre founded in 1913 at 1286 Bloor Street West, with photo-manipulation by the curators Yoann Gourmel and Élodie Royer.

PAST EXHIBITION

HAPAX LEGOMENA

Isabelle Cornaro, Julien Crépieux, Aurélien Froment, Mark Geffriaud, Cyrille Maillot, Benoît Maire, Benoît-Marie Moriceau, Bruno Persat, Chloé Quenum, Raphaël Zarka

Curated by Yoann Gourmel and Élodie Royer

14 September 2012 - 20 October 2012
Opening Reception 14 September 2012 7pm

Front & Back Galleries: Hapax Legomena Hapax Legomena gathers the work of ten artists of the same generation together for the first time in Canada. The exhibition draws its starting point from the process and narrative proposed by the artist and theoretician Hollis Frampton in his most celebrated film Hapax Legomena 1: (nostalgia). In the […]

Berndnaut Smilde, Nimbus D'Aspremont.

PAST EXHIBITION

RED SKY AT NIGHT

Absalon, Heike Baranowsky, Jack Goldstein, Cao Guimarães and Rivane Neuenschwander, John Massey, Jonathan Monk, Bruce Nauman, Berndnaut Smilde.

Curated by Sarah Robayo Sheridan

15 June 2012 - 29 July 2012
Opening Reception 15 June 2012 7pm

Taking its name from a piece of weather lore, the exhibition puts into conversation artworks that contend with atmospheric effects and environments—whether the austere solo living systems in Absalon’s Propositions d’habitation, or the abstraction of the sky into the printed page in Bruce Nauman’s LAAIR, or the reverie of a bubble in an infinite float […]

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IN-GALLERY SOUND PERFORMANCE: Carl Didur, Jonathan Adjemian and Fiver

12 May 2012
Opening Reception 1 January 1970 12am

Saturday 12 May, doors open at 8PM FREE! An evening of sound by local musicians Carl Didur, Jonathan Adjemian and Fiver performed within the tessellated landscape of Deborah Stratman’s installation Tactical Uses of a Belief in the Unseen (2). Updated details on our facebook page

Deborah Stratment. Installation View. Front Gallery.

PAST EXHIBITION

TACTICAL USES OF A BELIEF IN THE UNSEEN (2)

Deborah Stratman

14 April 2012 - 19 May 2012
Opening Reception 14 April 2012 8pm

An installation drawing upon the ecological effects of vibration and the history of sonic warfare. Historically, sound has been an ideal medium for the performance of psychological warfare because of how efficiently it evokes events and locations. Whether declarative, as with anthems or artillery, or deceptive, as with sonic decoys or surveillance, the audiosphere is […]

Pierre Leguillon. Installation view. Back Gallery.

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PIERRE LEGUILLON FEATURES DIANE ARBUS: A PRINTED RETROSPECTIVE, 1960-1971

Pierre Leguillon

10 March 2012
Opening Reception 10 March 2012 12am

Pierre Leguillon features Diane Arbus: a printed retrospective, 1960-1971 The exhibition brings together all the images commissioned to the New York photographer by the Anglo-Saxon press in the 1960s. Leguillon’s exhibition will present the original pages of the magazines, which correspond to the first appearance of these photographs in publications such as Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, […]

Annie MacDonell

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ORIGINALITY AND THE AVANT GARDE (ON ART AND REPETITION)

Annie MacDonell

20 January 2012 - 10 March 2012
Opening Reception 20 January 2012 8pm

Originality and the Avant Garde (On Art and Repetition) The title of the show is not wholly unique. It borrows from the title of a 1981 Rosalind Krauss text, which questions the avant garde’s attachment tonotions of authenticity and its denial of its own foundation in processes of repetition. The terms of the production and […]