14 September—20 October 2007

Instant Coffee


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 of their apartments, which the collective uses to engage audiences in event-based activities such as lectures and readings, meetings, a slide show, a magazine launch and a catered dinner.

September 22nd, 4:30pm
Instant Coffee Artists' Talk
[12th Annual Canadian Art Gallery Hop]
September 23rd, 7 pm
$20 Sunday Nook Dinner
24 Guests Max - please RSVP

October 5th, 8 pm
Instant Coffee Slide Show
Revista A*terisco Issue Launch

October 11th, 8 pm
Instant Coffee Nook Salon Show
Book Launch of "Instant Coffee Detritus or A History of Objects," a sculptural intervention in the nooks organized by Krista Buecking and Lyndsey Cope, and a music performance by Laura Borealis with Andrew Scott and Matt Murphy.

Please note: in lieu of our usual invitational brochure, Mercer Union is co-publishing with Instant Coffee a sweet little book that captures the collective’s long and loving relationship to debris. Titled “Detritus or A History of Objects by Instant Coffee” the volume will be available at the exhibition closing party and to members at a substantial discount.