27 February 2014 7pm
Join Mercer Union for an intimate view of Kelly’s studio and current practice. Refreshments will be served. Free for Sustaining Members and above; open to other members and select non-members for $25.
Space is extremely limited. RSVP to York Lethbridge, Director of Operations & Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 416.536.1519
Jean-Paul Kelly (Canadian, b. 1977) creates videos, drawings and photographs that are often displayed together. His work has exhibited at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (Toronto), Vox Populi (Philadelphia), Scrap Metal Gallery (Toronto), Mercer Union (Toronto), Gallery TPW (Toronto) and Tokyo Wonder Site. Kelly was a Guest Artist at the 2013 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar. Other recent screenings SBC Gallery (Montreal), Nightingale Cinema (Chicago), New York Film Festival: Views from the Avant-Garde, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Toronto International Film Festival: Wavelengths, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Migrating Forms (New York), Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art (Berlin) and Pleasure Dome (Toronto). From 2009 to 2012, Kelly was Programming Director and Curator of Trinity Square Video (Toronto). He holds a Master of Visual Studies from the University of Toronto (2005) and lives and works in Toronto.