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PAST EVENT

Carte Blanche Film Screening

29 October 2013 8pm

Offsite at Cinecycle, 129 Spadina Avenue (alley off the east side of Spadina between Richmond and Adelaide) Presented in collaboration with York University’s Department of Film Join Mercer Union for an intimate screening of films selected for their affinities to Geoffrey Farmer’s own practice as an artist. This rare presentation will include the projection of […]

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PLATFORM: Princess Century / new fries / Bizzarh

15 October 2013 8pm

Tickets available at the door MUSIC AT MERCER 2013 Princess Century new fries Bizzarh For more information, please contact york@mercerunion.org

PAST EVENT

Nuit Blanche Weekend

1 January 1970 12am

  ONE HOUR MIXER Saturday 5 October, 5-6PM   NUIT BLANCHE HANGOVER BRUNCH Sunday 6 October, 10AM-1PM       ONE HOUR MIXER: Mercer Union Member’s Only Cocktail Hour **PRE – NUIT BLANCHE SPECIAL** SATURDAY OCTOBER 5, 5-6PM Image from Maryanne Casasanta’s Instagram, October 2013 For Mercer members, Nuit Blanche starts early this year. On […]

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SMALL PRESS BOOK FAIR, CURIO + VINTAGE SALE

11 August 2013 10am - 5pm

Rain or shine! Admission PWYC (suggested donation $2) / free for Mercer Union members SMALL PRESS Anchorless Press Bywater Bros Editions Coach House Books Colour Code Printing Fake Injury Party Fuse Magazine Go Home Print Jesse Harris Koyama Press Little Brother Magazine Millions Magazine Nothing Else Press Paper Pusher Printworks Papirmasse Paul + Wendy Projects […]

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In Studio: Jeremy Laing & Vanessa Maltese

4 June 2013 7pm

Location will be confirmed on RSVP Refreshments will be served Join in this exclusive opportunity to visit Canadian designer Jeremy Laing and artist Vanessa Maltese, who collaborated on Laing’s 2013/14 fashion collection. Maltese and Laing will discuss their recent collaboration, in addition to current issues and interests in their practices. The In Studio series is […]

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Stellar Living 2013

16 May 2013 6pm

A Benefit for Mercer Union, a centre for contemporary art at Scrap Metal | 11 Dublin Street, Unit E, Toronto Auction Tickets $85 click to purchase via PayPal or call 416.536.1519 Join us for Stellar Living 2013, the fifth installment of Mercer Union’s biannual auction series. Canadian and international artists and designers have generously contributed […]

Jeremy Bailey

PAST EVENT

In Studio: Jeremy Bailey

6 May 2013 7pm

Join us for an exclusive studio visit with artist Jeremy Bailey. Refreshments will be served. Free and guaranteed to Sustaining Members on RSVP. Space is extremely limited. Select tickets may be available to non-Sustaining Members for $25. Please contact York Lethbridge, Director of Operations & Development at york@mercerunion.org or 416.536.1519 for more details.

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PAST EVENT

PLATFORM: I Am Robot And Proud / Alex Durlak / Cell Memory

26 April 2013 8pm

Tickets available at the door MUSIC AT MERCER 2013 I Am Robot And Proud Computer composer Shaw-Han Liem presents a new performance of live electronic melodies and procedurally generated, reactive projections. Alex Durlak Alex Durlak will present an original, immersive electronic composition utlizing a multi-speaker setup. Among other things, the piece will feature an indiscernible […]

PME-ART, The DJ Who Gave Too Much Information (Hospitality 5). Performance. Photo: David Jacques

PAST EVENT

THE DJ WHO GAVE TOO MUCH INFORMATION

23 April 2013 7pm

FADO Performance Art Centre, Mercer Union Contemporary and PME-ART present The DJ Who Gave Too Much Information (Hospitality 5) By Caroline Dubois, Claudia Fancello & Jacob Wren Collaborators: Mathieu Chartrand, Sylvie Lachance & Radwan Ghazi Moumneh +++ A pile of records and a record player. For every record we have one story at the ready. […]

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PAST EVENT

RG*RG / What is Difference? Recognizing and Reassembling

3 April 2013 6pm - 8pm

A public conversation with Wanda Nanibush, Andrea Fatona and cheyanne turions What is difference? What constitutes difference? And what does difference mean? This series of questions has been at the forefront of Idle No More, post-colonialism, feminism, Marxism, and other cultural theory and still continues to influence much artmaking today. This conversation engages the public […]

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PAST EVENT

Ever Ending Kicks & Wyrd Visions

10 March 2013 8pm

Mercer Union is pleased to announce the revival of its music series in its new incarnation as Platform: Music at Mercer 2013. with Ever Ending Kicks Breezy pop music on a potential spring day. Solo project from the drummer of Mount Eerie. http://www.everendingkicks.com/ Wyrd Visions An old friend that you are constantly rediscovering, Colin Bergh […]

Resource Group for Recent Grads

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RG*RG / What / Where is Social Practice?

5 March 2013 6pm - 8pm

A public conversation with Linda Duvall, Kim Simon and Amish Morrell Where can we view social practice within the framing of art? Do Canadian institutions make space for these kinds of socially and community-engaged artworks? What is the role of the institution, curator and artist in making these works more visible? This conversation is takes […]

Marla Hlady

PAST EVENT

In Studio: Marla Hlady

5 February 2013 7pm

Join us for an exclusive studio visit with artist Marla Hlady. Refreshments will be served. Free and guaranteed to Sustaining Members on RSVP. Space is extremely limited. Select tickets may be available to non-Sustaining Members for $25. Please contact York Lethbridge, Director of Operations & Development at york@mercerunion.org or 416.536.1519 for more details. Marla Hlady […]

Resource Group for Recent Grads

PAST EVENT

RG*RG / What Does the Commercial Gallery Mean for the Artist Today?

5 February 2013 6pm - 8pm

A public conversation with Derek Liddington, Daniel Faria, Erin Stump and Pascal Paquette What role does the commercial gallery play in contemporary society? What does this mean for artists who arguable do not make saleable work? Where do artists and their ephemeral works fit in to the gallery‚Äôs catalogue? What does representation mean for an […]