CURRENT EXHIBITION

19 May 2020 - 31 August 2020

Intervals is a digital image commission that engages the in-between—intervening times, spaces, pauses, and breaks in activity—as taken up by artistic practice. Presented on the Mercer Union website and Instagram, this program invites artists to consider their experience of temporality through its disruption, and the sense of before, during, and after that is punctuated in the process of reflection. Artists: […]

CURRENT EXHIBITION

MERCER UNION IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED

17 March 2020 - 1 July 2020

We have been closely monitoring the evolving situation regarding COVID-19, with the health and well-being of our artists, staff, community and collaborators in mind. Mercer Union is temporarily closed and all special events and programs are on hold until further notice. Although our building is closed, our staff continue to work proactively to support our artists, […]

PAST EVENT

Opening Reception Postponed

13 March 2020 11am - 11pm

We have been closely monitoring the evolving situation regarding COVID-19, with the health and well-being of our artists, staff, community and collaborators in mind.  Following the guidelines of Canada Public Health officials, including a recommendation to avoid large gatherings, we have decided to postpone our opening reception for Native Art Department International: Bureau of Aesthetics.  According to […]

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CANCELLED | Aggregate: Filipa Ramos

17 March 2020 6pm - 8pm

— Following the guidelines of Canada Public Health officials, including a recommendation to avoid all non-essential international travel, this event has been cancelled.  — Making Plans for Nigel Nigel was a male Australasian gannet who spent his last years living in the New Zealand island of Mana, where he befriended a concrete decoy of a […]

PAST EXHIBITION

SPACE: Erdem Taşdelen | Vicissitudes: Act Three

14 March 2020
Opening Reception 13 March 2020 7pm

— Following the guidelines of Canada Public Health officials, including a recommendation to avoid large gatherings, we have decided to postpone our opening reception for Erdem Taşdelen’s Vicissitudes: Act Three (2019) — The Perfect Crime  I’ve heard of exactly two perfect crimes in my lifetime: the first, the strangulation of a fraudster on the run by their […]

PAST EXHIBITION

Native Art Department International: Bureau of Aesthetics

14 March 2020
Opening Reception 13 March 2020 7pm

Mercer Union presents the first Canadian exhibition of Native Art Department International (NADI), a long-term collaborative project created and administered by Toronto-based artists Jason Lujan and Maria Hupfield. While Hupfield and Lujan have respective artistic practices, their work together is authored under the designation of NADI, a collective that produces artworks, exhibitions, events and screenings. […]

PAST EVENT

ONE HOUR MIXER: Miles Rufelds

21 February 2020 6pm - 7pm

  Please join us on Friday 21 February for a one-hour mix by Miles Rufelds and a drink on the house with good company. This is your last chance to experience our current exhibition, Laure Prouvost & Jonas Staal: Obscure Union, before it closes on 22 February. Not yet a member? To have access to this and future cocktail mixers, become a […]

PAST EVENT

SESSION: Desire x Politics

26 January 2020 12pm - 3pm

In Desire x Politics: Solve for x, where x is the variable prised open between the bodies of politics and the bodies of desire. Over the past eight months, a nine-person* working group led by Yaniya Lee and Fan Wu has been navigating the problematics of desire x politics, reading and writing to unravel this […]