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  • PUBLISHED on March 21, 2019

Lezli Rubin-Kunda, Stash (from Backyard with Olive Grove, Savyon, Israel), 2001.   The following reflective text accompanies Shedding on view March 14 to April 13, 2019.    Brooding—Shedding—Unravelling In this concentrated Mother Zone, temporal and material traces of labour, care, and investment settle like sediment and breathe through an accumulation of charged objects, emotions, specific scenes, […]

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  • PUBLISHED on August 21, 2016

Matthew Buckingham, Image of Absalon to be Projected Until it Vanishes, 2001, Continuous color 35mm slide projection, framed text, dimensions variable.   The following curatorial text accompanies Beyond the barrier of sound and soon, of light on view September 16, 2016 to October 22, 2016. Guest Curated by Natasha Chaykowski.   Beyond the barrier of sound […]

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  • PUBLISHED on August 20, 2016

Corinna Morgenstern, 9 years old, Sandra Semchuk, 1976, black and white photographic print, 15cm x 18.5 cm. The following curatorial text accompanies I really shouldn’t say: an affected archive on view September 16, 2016 to October 22, 2016. Guest Curated by Cole Thompson. The traditional archive rarely succumbs to an emotive state. Archetypal imaginings of these spaces […]

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  • PUBLISHED on January 06, 2016

Introductory note on dirt (and spirit)      To make a painting is to embrace folly. Paintings resist demands for efficiency and productivity. They remain indifferent to scientific advancement and the moral imperative to be useful. They are technologically anachronistic, and socially irrelevant. As entertainment, most lack the razzle-dazzle of even a B-grade television show. So […]

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  • PUBLISHED on October 15, 2015

Tragedy Plus Time/I Laughed, I Cried, I Split My Side   This catalogue documents two exhibitions: Dunlop Art Gallery’s Tragedy Plus Time and AKA artist-run’s I Laughed, I Cried, I Split My Side. These exhibitions employed different points of view to critically examine the application of humour in the practices of 21 Canadian and international […]

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  • PUBLISHED on October 14, 2015

The following curatorial text accompanies Geronimo Inutiq’s ARCTICNOISE on view November 6 to December 5, 2015. Co-curated by Britt Gallpen and Yasmin Nurming-Por. ARCTICNOISE is an immersive, audio and visual media installation by Geronimo Inutiq (madeskimo). More …   Arctic Echoes, Arctic Noises On the evening of Dec. 28, 1967 the CBC Radio programme “Ideas” […]

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  • PUBLISHED on December 25, 2014

Untitled (new visions) Maggie Groat and Barbara Hobot January 23 to February 28, 2015 Untitled (new visions) continues a dialogue between the works of Maggie Groat and Barbara Hobot. A conversation between artistic practices began in the fall of 2013 that forged the first iteration of this visual relationship in an exhibition called Untitled (the […]

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  • PUBLISHED on December 01, 2012

La Nature est un temple où de vivants piliers Laissent parfois sortir de confuses paroles L’homme y passe à travers des forêts de symboles Qui l’observent avec des regards familiers. Correspondances, Charles Baudelaire Des tombeaux illustratifs de Jean-Philippe Deneault   Un des premiers contacts des représentants d’un lieu d’exposition avec les œuvres se fait souvent […]

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  • PUBLISHED on December 01, 2012

[Translation] Nature is a temple in which living pillars At times emit garbled speech Man crosses it through forests of symbols That watch him with familiar eyes “Correspondances”, Charles Baudelaire On Illustrative Elegies By Jean-Philippe Deneault English translation by Sue Stewart   One of the first occasions for contact between workers at an exhibition venue […]

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  • PUBLISHED on October 09, 2012

Every Line & Every Other Line Bruce LaBruce \ Cathy Busby \ Brendan Fernandes \ Suzy Lake \ Arthur Renwick Curator’s essay by J.J. Kegan McFadden “It is the face that has the privilege, endlessly observed, of expressing itself on its own expression.  The minute play of the facial actors (eyes, mouth, brows, chin, nose) […]

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