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Opening Reception: Patti and Rose’s 5th Annual Kids and Youth ART Show

Patti and Rose’s 5th Annual Kids and Youth ART Show

Opening Party: May 30, 4-6pm

Exhibition Hours: Monday – Sunday 8am – 9pm

MAKE BETTER – is the theme this year! Kids have taken objects that already exist in their homes and made them better. The theme this year is an effort to use less, use what we have and possibly explore re purposed objects or environmentally friendly materials or themes.

The Opening party has a POTLUCK snack table so bring a snack to share or a container of juice (no juice boxes with straws please)

Opening Party: Patti and Rose’s 5th Annual Kids and Youth ART Show

Opening Party for Patti and Rose’s 5th Annual Kids and Youth ART Show

May 30, 4-6pm

Exhibition: May 27-June 9, 2018Monday – Sunday 8am – 9pm

MAKE BETTER – is the theme this year! Kids have taken objects that already exist in their homes and made them better. The theme this year is an effort to use less, use what we have and possibly explore re purposed objects or environmentally friendly materials or themes.

The Opening party has a POTLUCK snack table so bring a snack to share or a container of juice (no juice boxes with straws please)

Patti and Rose’s 5th Annual Kids and Youth ART Show

Patti and Rose’s 5th Annual Kids and Youth ART Show

May 27-June 9, 2018

Opening Party: May 30, 4-6pm

Hours: Monday – Sunday 8am – 9pm

MAKE BETTER – is the theme this year! Kids have taken objects that already exist in their homes and made them better. The theme this year is an effort to use less, use what we have and possibly explore re purposed objects or environmentally friendly materials or themes.

The Opening party has a POTLUCK snack table so bring a snack to share or a container of juice (no juice boxes with straws please)

Opening Reception – Winter Island 2018 Exhibition

Winter Island 2018 Exhibition

Artscape Gibraltar Point

May 24, 2018 6-9pm

Refreshments and Snacks served.
Opening Remarks: 7:30PM

This winter, five artists, working in a diverse range of media, from across Canada, joined the island community at Artscape Gibraltar Point to create new, participatory and, engaging artworks inspired by the the unique built, sonic, socio-cultural and environmental landscapes of the Toronto Islands, as part of the Third Annual Winter Island Artist Project Residency Series.

We invite you to experience for the first time, relive the memories of, and celebrate with all of us, what was an incredible four months of winter programming at Gibraltar point at the easily accessible, no ferry required, Artscape Youngplace.

 

Winter Island 2018 Exhibition – Artscape Gibraltar Point

Winter Island 2018 Exhibition

Artscape Gibraltar Point

May 24-June 9, 2018, Third Floor Hallway Gallery

This winter, five artists, working in a diverse range of media, from across Canada, joined the island community at Artscape Gibraltar Point to create new, participatory and, engaging artworks inspired by the the unique built, sonic, socio-cultural and environmental landscapes of the Toronto Islands, as part of the Third Annual Winter Island Artist Project Residency Series.

We invite you to experience for the first time, relive the memories of, and celebrate with all of us, what was an incredible four months of winter programming at Gibraltar point at the easily accessible, no ferry required, Artscape Young Place.

Opening Reception: May 24, 2018

Refreshments and Snacks served.
Opening Remarks: 7:30PM

About Winter Island Artist Project Residency

Artscape’s Winter Island program is a juried project-oriented residency that welcomes artists to Artscape Gibraltar Point on Toronto Island for one month to stay and work with other artist residents as well as local community members to produce new, interactive works.

The Winter Island Artist Project Residency will begin accepting proposals for 2019 in September 2018. Look for the Call at www.artscapegibraltarpoint.ca.

Exhibition: FORWARD FACING

FORWARD FACING

April 5 – June 3, 2018 | Critical Distance Centre for Curators (Suite 302)

Gallery Hours: Thursday–Sunday from 12–5 pm (except statutory holidays) and by appointment. Information to plan your visit or get in touch can be found here.

Critical Distance and Aboriginal Curatorial Collective present FORWARD FACING, curated by Cass Gardiner (Toronto/Brooklyn). Forward Facing examines intersectionality within Indigenous identity through the photographic, video, craft, and installation practices of Dayna Danger (Montreal), Lacie Burning (Vancouver), and Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter (Calgary).

Indigenous peoples from across Turtle Island express and assert their identity in conversation with their cultural roots in a multitude of ways, and always in tandem with ever-looming colonialism. Utilizing the device of the mask, the artists in Forward Facing provoke and question how the face – or the absence of it – creates a powerful commentary on contemporary Indigenous culture.

Bike Tube Flogger-Making Workshop with Dayna Danger: April 22 from 2-4 pm at Project Studio.

 

CRITICAL DISTANCE (CDCC)

Suite 302 at Artscape Youngplace | 180 Shaw Street | Toronto | Ontario | M6J 2W5

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Critical Distance is a not-for-profit initiative and space devoted to the support and advancement of curatorial practice in Toronto, Canada, and beyond. Part gallery and publisher, part professional association and community, CDCC is an open platform for diverse curatorial practices and perspectives, and a forum for ideas on curating and exhibition-making as ways to engage and inform audiences from all walks of life. For more info, visit our website or social media pages, linked above.

Exhibition: Esther Shalev-Gerz

Esther Shalev-Gerz

Curated by Mona Filip

April 5 – June 3, 2018 | Koffler  Gallery

Hours: Tuesday to Friday 12 PM – 6 PM, Saturday & Sunday 11 AM – 5 PM, Closed Mondays & Statutory Holidays

Spring Opening Reception: Thursday, April 5, 2018 | 6–9 PM | FREE

 

Internationally recognized for her significant contributions in the field of public art, photography, and video installation, Paris-based artist Esther Shalev-Gerz consistently investigates the construction of memory, history, nature, democracy, and cultural identity. The Koffler Gallery presents Shalev-Gerz’ first exhibition in Toronto, bringing together four video and photography installations that explore memory and migration. Developed through active dialogue with diverse communities, these projects foreground participants’ individual and collective experiences.

With thoughtful, nuanced approaches to collaboration, Shalev-Gerz’s artworks confront the practice of portraiture, considering how it may address contemporary politics of representation. Examining the impact of time and space on identity constructions, places, and (hi)stories, these works record, critique, and expand the understanding of the social role of artistic practice.

Esther Shalev-Gerz (born Gilinsky) was born in Vilnius, Lithuania. Her family moved to Jerusalem in 1957, where she graduated from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. She briefly lived in New York in 1980-1981, and since 1984 she lives and works between Paris and Cortes Island, Canada. In 2010 and 2012 two major retrospective exhibitions respectively displayed ten and fifteen of her installations, first at Jeu de Paume, Paris then at the Musée des Beaux Arts de Lausanne. Space Between Time, her one-woman exhibition at Wasserman Projects, Detroit presented nine of her installations between April and July 2016. She has exhibited internationally in, amongst other places, San Francisco, Paris, Berlin, London, Stockholm, Vancouver, Finland, Geneva, Guangzhou and New York. She designed and realized permanent installations in public space in Hamburg, Israel, Stockholm, Wanas, Geneva, Glasgow and more. She is currently producing her latest permanent art work, The Shadow in Vancouver, Canada. For more information: www.shalev-gerz.net

Opening Reception: 2017 Artscape Award Recipient Katrina Jurjans

Katrina Jurjans

for a moment it all comes together (and you’re the only one)

Opening Reception: Thursday November 16, 2017 | 6-9pm 

Exhibition: November 13, 2017 – November 24, 2017

Hours: Monday-Sunday 8am-9pm

Katrina Jurjans was awarded the fourth annual Artscape Award at the 2017 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition.The award includes a residency at Artscape Gibraltar Point and exhibition at Artscape Youngplace.

Katrina’s paintings rely on the visual language of colour, pattern, layering and spatial tension to explore intimate relationships and ideas of loss, memory, love, grief, instability and transition. Formed by blurring these concepts, her work breaks free from a fixed meaning, instead becoming a layered solidification of thoughts and feelings.