Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

In Brief:

Toronto Art Book Fair – June 16 – June 19, 2016 | First Floor Hallway Galleries | Free | Open Daily 11am – 7pm, Sunday June 19 11am – 6pm

PED.Toronto – June 23 – August 21, 2016 | Koffler Gallery | Free | Hours: Tues to Fri 12 – 6pm, Sat & Sun 11am – 5pm, Closed Mondays & Statutory Holidays

NUIT ROSE Presents: Analog Pride Pavilion Analog Pride Pavilion (APP) – June 22 and June 25, 2016 | Flex Studio 109 | Free | Hours: Wednesday 7 – 11pm, Saturday 7pm – late


At the Hallway Galleries

With over 9,350 square feet of space, the Hallway Galleries occupy the hallways and stairwells of Artscape Youngplace, on (and between) three floors of this beautiful 100-year-old building. Open seven days a week with free admission.

Toronto Art Book Fair 

First Floor Vitrines: Grow Your Hair Long and Send Out The Vibes (TOABF)

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Img: Nathaniel Russell, “Grow Your Hair Long and Send Out the Vibes”, from Fake Fliers, 2013

Nathaniel Russell Artist Showcase in partnership with Art Metropole

Nathaniel Russell was born and raised in Indiana. After college, Russell spent several years in the San Francisco Bay Area making posters, record covers, and woodcuts. He returned to his home city of Indianapolis and now spends his time creating drawings, fake fliers, bad sculptures, wood shapes, and music. Russell’s work is regularly shown around the world in both traditional galleries and informal spaces, usually surrounded by an expanding list of friends, collaborators, and like-minded folk.

Art Metropole is a not-for-profit organisation with a focus on the production, dissemination and contextualisation of artist-initiated publication in any media, especially those formats and practices predisposed to sharing and circulation.

NUIT ROSE: Analog Pride Pavilion

This performance piece by Evan Tapper and Scott Sorli is apart of Nuit Rose 2016 at Artscape Youngplace. Inside the installation participants experience an intimate social space, unmediated by mobile technology. APP hosts will be available to assist participants in the art of conversation. This piece will take place both during the Nuit Rose Launch Party on June 22 at Artscape Youngplace, and the official Nuit Rose event on Saturday June 25th from 7pm until late.


At the Koffler Gallery

PED.Toronto 

June 23 – August 21, 2016

Hours: Tues to Fri 12 PM – 6 PM, Sat & Sun 11 AM – 5 PM, Closed Mondays & Statutory Holidays

SUMMER OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, June 23, 2016 | 6 – 9 PM

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Continuing an exploration of urban history initiated during its Off-Site series, the Koffler Gallery invites audiences to venture outside the white cube with a summer project developed by the PED Collective. Including Canadian artists Millie Chen and Warren Quigley and Americans Andrew Johnson, Joan Linder and Paul Vanouse, PED describes itself as “a full service organization slated to inform, entertain and educate” through a range of site-specific, audio bicycle tours designed to reveal layers of a city’s life. PED.Toronto also includes honorary member David Dressner.

PED re-imagines and transforms our experiences of familiar streetscapes, engaging a spectrum of professional and amateur narrators to populate audio tracks delivered via bicycle-mounted speakers. PED’s past projects mined the geographies and civic narratives of Buffalo, NY (USA), Belfast (Ireland), Chongqing (China), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and St. John’s, Newfoundland.

For PED.Toronto, the collective has created a series of bike tours through Toronto’s West Queen West area that examine the city’s shifting identities, multi-faceted realities and imagined potentials. For more information, please go to http://kofflerarts.org/exhibitions/2016/03/16/ped-toronto/


At TYPOLOGY Projects

Working Title (Toronto Art Book Fair Pop-Up Exhibition)

June 16 – June 19, 2016 | Third Floor Studio 302 | Friday to Sunday from 12–5 pm (except statutory holidays) and by appointment

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TYPOLOGY is pleased to present Working Title, a pop-up exhibition presented on behalf of the first ever Toronto Art Book Fair hosted at Artscape Youngplace. The exhibition will feature a wide variety of unique and editioned artists’ books, publications, and multiples by local and international artists who have participated in our program over the past three years. The works will be accompanied by images representing the artists’ current or main practices including sculpture, installation, video, photography, and more, as well as extended labels that discuss how and why these artists engage the book format as a sideline to, or more integral aspect of, their artistic practice.

Artists: Lyla Rye, Leif Low-Beer, Manuel Saiz, Cathryn Miller, Janine Miedzik, Josée Pedneault, Brynn Higgins-Stirrup, Maria Flawia Litwin, Nicolas Fleming, Faye Mullen, Susana Reisman, Emily Cook and Christopher Manson