Thursday, November 25, 2010

Positively No Self Loathing, Joy Walker project at TYPE Books









Joy Walker has transformed the window of TYPE Book's Queen Street store by installing a large-scale photograph of a sign that says: "Positively No Self Loathing." In front of the photograph, she's set out a selection of books that were chosen by notable artists and writers whom she invited to contribute to the project. The contributors include: Stephen Andrews, Daniel Brooks, John Brown, Lynn Crosbie, Gary Michael Dault, Sheila Heti, Jeremy Podeswa, R.M. Vaughan and others.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

MoMA Acquires Another Bill Burns Edition













The Special Collection Library of the Museum of Modern Art has acquired Bill Burns’ new edition Ikea Guard Tower Plans, Prison Cell Plans and the Songs of Guantanamo Bay. The edition of was produced to benefit Art Metropole in Toronto. This edition joins several of Burns’ editions at MoMA including the special photo and book edition of Dogs and Boats and Airplanes that was published by MKG127 in 2008.

Burns is currently showing several of his editions at Galerie Christophe Daviet-Thery in Paris

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Sara Graham: The London Series at Museum London













There is a reception on Friday October 15 at 8 PM.
The exhibition continues until December 12.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Risa Horowitz's Trees of Canada at Department of Canadian Heritage














Independent curator Olivia Lam has selected the work of Risa Horowitz for installation at the Toronto offices of the Department of Canadian Heritage from August through November 2010. Visitors are welcome to drop by to view Trees of Canada (previously exhibited at MKG127 in 2008) weekdays between 9am-5pm, 4th floor, 150 John Street, Toronto.

MKG127 artists at Nuit Blanche 2010















Several MKG127 artists are participating in Nuit Blanche 2010. Dave Dyment's Day for Night is part of curator Anthony Kiendl's Sound and Vision exhibition in Zone B.
Curator Earl Miller has curated the exhibition Out of Site for the Queen West Business Improvement Area. Included in the exhibition are projects by An Te Liu (rendering shown above), Laura Kikauka and Roula Partheniou.

New Publication by Dave Dyment : Pop Quiz














Pop Quiz by Dave Dyment is the latest publication from Paul + Wendy Projects.
It is a 360 page softcover artist's book containing a near comprehensive collection of all of the questions posed in pop songs from the artist's music collection.
It is printed in an edition of 500,
signed and numbered (each with unique handwritten question) and is available through the Paul & Wendy Projects website.
Paul & Wendy previously published Dave's Sgt Pepper's Extended Lonely Heart Club Band .


Friday, September 17, 2010

Joy Walker included in FABRICation exhibition at Cambridge Galleries


















Joy Walker is included in the exhibition, FABRICation - Studio Production Textiles for Interiors at Cambridge Galleries. The exhibition started on August 24 and continues until October 24, 2010.

Sara Graham in FORMERLY EXIT FIVE:Portable Monuments to Recent History Exhibition at the Kenderdine Art Gallery



















The exhibition opens on September 17 and continues until December 17, 2010.
It is curated by Shauna McCabe and also includes work by Vahram Aghasyan, Michael Alstad, Cyprien Gaillard, Paul Griffin, Isabelle Hayeur, Craig Leonard, Andrew King + Angela Silver, David Rokeby and Denyse Thomasos

Friday, June 25, 2010

Laura Kikauka in Earnest Reverie at the Drake Hotel













Several works from Laura Kikauka's exhibition For the Love of Gaud / Damien's Worst will featured at the Drake Hotel as part of the exhibition, Earnest Reverie from June 24 - August 30. There will be an opening reception on July 1 from 7- 10 PM.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Sara Graham included in Empire of Dreams at MOCCA
















Director of MOCCA, David Liss has curated the exhibition, Empire of Dreams which opens tonight and includes several of Sara Graham's drawings. The exhibition continues until August 15.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Bill Burns' Busy Summer



















It's a busy summer for Bill Burns.


His project, Bird Radio for Afghanistan is on view at Manif d'Art 5, the Quebec City Biennial until June 13.


He's also included in the exhibition I-lands at the Fuglsang Kunstmuseum in Nystedvej, Denmark until August 22.


On June 17, Bill Burns: How To Help Animals Escape From Natural History (Photos 1995 - 2005) opens at the Fundacion Cristina Enea in San Sebastien, Spain. The exhibition continues until August 28.


At the Basel Art Fair on June 19 from 3 - 5 PM, there will be a launch of Two Boiler Suits and a Playlist, Ikea Plans edition co-sponsored by Art Metropole and Printed Matter.


Opening August 30 and continuing until November 11, Burns is included in the group exhibition, Bitter Sweet at the Paul Robeson Gallery at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Jayce Salloum Images Prize Winner














Congratulations to Jayce Salloum & Khadim Ali whose exhibition, Bamiyan (the heart that has no love / pain / generosity is not a heart) has won the Images Prize for Best Canadian Media Artwork at the 23rd annual Images Festival in Toronto.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Jayce Salloum exhibition at the ICC at the ROM














SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Centre) and the Institute for Contemporary Culture at the ROM in collaboration with the Images Festival present:
BAMIYAN
(the heart that has no love/pain/generosity is not a heart)
Jayce Salloum and Khadim Ali

Artists’ Talk & Opening Reception: April 3, 1pm to 3pm (for free entrance see SAVAC/Images table in lobby from 12:30-1pm, via Bloor St. main entrance.)
Exhibition: April 3 to 2 May 2, 2010

Location: Level 2, Hilary and Galen Weston Wing,
Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queens Park, Toronto

Curated by Haema Sivanesan

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Roula Partheniou featured in Print Magazine online



















Roula Partheniou is featured in an article about artists who paint books in Print Magazine online.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Adam David Brown project in new Hunter & Cook


The latest issue of Hunter & Cook magazine includes a project by Adam David Brown.
Adam has also prepared a special limited edition of the magazine signed and numbered /50.
Each of these magazines is unique and has been hand cut by the artist.
They are available at MKG127 or at Hunter & Cook.
Following are a few examples: