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  • Inter Place is one in a series of installations by Screen under the rubric of Space Arm Program; an initiative to project onto the future present the spectre of audio visual prosthesis – telepresence, surveillance, and life via remote...
  • Cathy Mullen situates her work among artists, researchers and educators who attempt to articulate a framework for understanding what the art critic Suzi Gablik has called, “a new connective, participatory aesthetics, a value-based art that...
  • Daily News includes works from two series, Coverage (1995-96) and A Day in the Life (1997-98). Both bodies of work force the coalescence of photographic image with three-dimensional form, and the intermixing of domestic with public realms...
  • Chantal Gervais’ photo installation uses the human body to explore the transient nature of existence. In the installation a darkened room is punctuated by detailed and graphic images of the body that seem to be suspended in space. The...
  • Incredibly Soft Sounds took the form of a group exhibition of audio art projects solicited from an open call for submissions. The theme suggests audio art projects solicited from an open call for submissions. The theme suggests audio art...
  • This multidisciplinary exhibition was initiated with a call for submissions inviting artists to consider the potential of language as a medium of urban interaction. The call focused on the ways in which language – particularly in its...
  • The State of Viewing: Distinguishing Between Wayne and Shuster is a response to a number of concerns that can be placed under the loose heading of “civics”. In its two previous shows PLACE AND SHOW explored the relationship of artworks to...
  • Dilemma… It is perplexing to me, this need for the written word, this anxiety for print. Does Barbara Brown’s work need my writing to legitimize it? Explain it? Or define it? Of course not. I cannot. It is all the more a perplexing dilemma...
  • PRIVATE EYE Richard Storms investigates the vocabulary of paint By IHOR HOLUBIZKY Richard Storms’ work over the past few years is characterized by a constant development of a painterly vocabulary and his periodic resolution of a pictorial...
  • Co-curators Lynda Hall and Deborah Margo selected three projects form a national call for proposals. Their choices reflect the continual questioning and evolution of artist-run centres, and the definition and function of an exhibition...
  • Gabriel’s interest in early American Industrial buildings stems in part from the influence these structures had on the Modernist Esthetics used in European architecture. Monumental silos, grain elevators, and factories stand in ruin. For...
  • Marguerite is an exhibition that is a story of history and memory, landscape, struggle, and permission, denial and imagination. Where there is promise, there is strength. The exhibition is also and again the artist’s own story. I am...
  • The works of Peter Gnass are large assertive sculptural installations which evoke at first a feeling of mystery. This mystery is the invisible thread connecting the individual objects and various works, and it is that other dimension...
  • Mary Balomenos is an anglophone, second-generation Greek Canadian who has spent the last ten years developing her painting in Paris, France. This complex cultural situation manifests itself not only physically in her crowded studio filled...
  • Attention Painting that uses only a few colours, simple forms, repetitive structures, uncomplicated premises –painting such as Adrian Gollner’s work –is painting of reduced means. With a decrease in variety of visual information, the...
  • agency noun. 1. Active operation; action; power. 2. A mode of action; means; instrumentality; action personified. Imagine the free agency of a contemporary painter in Canada. Ensconced in his studio, John Armstrong speculates on modern...
  • The necessity of work In the autumn of 1990 in a group show at Gallery 101, Germaine Koh exhibited some compelling abstract paintings from a series called ESTABLISHING. Concerned with investigating the relation of the processes of drawing...
  • Reginald Hamilton’s painting faces into the past, engaging with history, art history, and memory. Equally assertively it indexes present experience as painting of modern life. As paradoxical as this may seem, it is because of this...
  • PAINTINGS: DIMITAR NESHEV AND SVETOSLAV TZEKOV Painting is political The communist-direct art education which Dimitar Neshev and Svetoslav (Jack) Tzekov received in Bulgaria taught them that painting is always political. Neshev and Tzekov...

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