Wednesday, November 25, 2015

New Projects by Dave Dyment

Born on a Train

Dyment's newspaper project is a text about cinema, the railway, and filming in Toronto. Launched on November 19th as part of Jess Dobkin's Artists' Newsstand at Chester Station, Born on a Train is illustrated with photographs of the 'ghost station' of Bay Lower platform taken in collaboration with Lee HendersonThe project is the third offshoot from Dyment's  ongoing film project Substitute City.

Turntable Performance

As part of a program curated by Eleanor King for New Adventures in Sound Art, Dyment performed a turntable duet with Roula Partheniou at The Box Toronto: Studio and Theatre on November 21st. Accompanying the performance was a short lecture tracking the origins of one of the first 'mash-up' or 'bastard pop' songs.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

AGO Acquires Work by Michael Dumontier

Congratulations to Michael Dumontier. Five of his Untitled (nails) were acquired by the Art Gallery of Ontario for it's permanent collection during the opening night preview of Art Toronto 2015.

Monday, October 12, 2015

MKG127 is Returning to Art Toronto and UNTITLED Miami Beach

MKG127 is exhibiting at Art Toronto from October 23 - 26 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Tickets to the Opening Night Preview on October 22 are available HERE.  We are in booth #C-7 so please come by if you're attending!
MKG127 is also returning to the UNTITLED. Art Fair in  Miami Beach from December 2 - 6.  We will be in booth #C-9.  Please come say hello if you're in Miami!

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Liss Platt at the Hamilton Film Festival and Shake-n-Make at The Artist's Newsstand

Liss Platt's collective Shake-n-Make will be presenting What's Cookin', a new project for The Artists Newsstand at Chester TTC Station in Toronto. The exhibition opens on October 6th from 5-7pm, and runs until October 12.

Liss' Dark Horse Candidate will be screened at the Hamilton Film Festival, which runs from November 2nd until the 8th. The documentary will be shown on November 4th at the Elaine May Theatre at 9:30pm. 

Friday, October 2, 2015

Bill Burns at the Biennial de Asuncion

Bill Burns has created an impressive new audio work for the Biennial de Asuncion.  The project, Big In Paraguay can be heard over the PA system at Asuncion International AirportBill Burns recently produced the audio piece during his Artist-in-Residence at La Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris.  This is the first year that Asuncion will host an International Contemporary Arts Biennial, taking place from October 1- 31, 2015.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Monica Tap at the Art Gallery of Mississauga

Monica Tap is included in Beyond the Pines, a group exhibition at the Art Gallery of Mississauga. The show opens on September 24 from 7-9pm and continues until January 1st, 2016. For those in Toronto, there is a free bus that leaves from the Gladstone Hotel at 6pm. Beyond the Pines is presented in partnership with the Homer Watson House and Gallery.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sara Graham at the Surrey Art Gallery

Sara Graham is one of over twenty artists included in Views from the Southbank III at the Surrey Art Gallery in BC. The exhibition responds to the digital age, and the various ways in which we use it. The show opens on September 19, and runs through December 13.