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AZZA EL SIDDIQUE // LATTICE BE TRANSPARENT


January 17 2017 – February 1st, 2017 Opening Reception: Tuesday January 17th 2017, 7-11 pm Continuing her exploration with Materialism, Azza El Siddique invites visitors into a virtual state of Immaterialism. In this constructed reality, El Siddique places objects that hold lines from her Sudanese diasporic experience — together, these objects scaffold El Siddique’s multi-layered… View Article

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MAYA BEN DAVID : MBD Origin Story


October 6 – October 29, 2016 Opening October 6, 2016, 7:00 – 11:00 pm Wed – Sat, 6 – 9pm Guest performance by Hannah Levin McGrath Exhibition text by Natasha MH ~ ~ ~ MBD: ORIGIN STORY Who am I? You sure you want to know? The story of my life is not for the… View Article

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B.G-OSBORNE : DOLLO’S LAW


September 9th – September 23rd 2016 Opening Friday September 9th, 8 – 11pm Wed – Sat, 12- 5 pm “An organism is unable to return, even partially, to a previous stage already realized in the ranks of its ancestors”. – Louis Dollo In this growing body of primarily image-based work, B-G Osborne uses archival family photographs and… View Article

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JOHN MONTEITH: IN THE ABSENCE (OF)


July 13th – August 13th 2016 Opening Wednesday July 13th, 7 – 11pm Artist Talk with Alex Bowron & 811 811 courtyard Wednesday July 13th 5:30pm, prior to the opening Wed – Sat, 12- 5 pm ‘[A] whittling down of the trace into a simpler figure will be checked by a counter tendency to preserve… View Article

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DAVID COURT// STEVE KADO


David Court – Self-Titled (Materials for a 21st Century Room—or SWAMPED, EXHAUSTED, HESITATING) For 8eleven, David Court presents Self-Titled (Materials for a 21st Century Room—or SWAMPED, EXHAUSTED, HESITATING), composed with Corina Copp, Katie Bethune-Leamen and others. June 8 – July 2 Wed – Sat, 12- 5 pm 811 Gallery 233 Spadina Toronto, Canada a marvel… View Article

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BRITTANY SHEPHERD // A WEIRDLY FLOATING “WE” SNAPS INTO A BLURRY FOCUS


April 9 – 29, 2016 Opening April 9, 2016, 7 pm He knew that he was in presence, but knew not of what, and knew still less that I also was and that I did know. Her older brother wrote about a woman over whom everyone argued; whether she was crazy or whether the things… View Article

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ABBY MCGUANE: Nothing just happens on its own // BRITTANY SHEPHERD: A weirdly floating “we” snaps into a blurry focus


April 9 – 29, 2016 Opening April 9, 2016, 7 pm He knew that he was in presence, but knew not of what, and knew still less that I also was and that I did know. Her older brother wrote about a woman over whom everyone argued; whether she was crazy or whether the things… View Article

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DAVIDA NEMEROFF // CONNECTIVE TISSUES


May 13– June 4 Reception: May 13, 7pm–10pm Connective Tissues is an exhibition by LA based artist Davida Nemeroff. The exhibition accompanies a book release for Nemeroff’s first published book of photographs, entitled Muscles (published by Golden Spike Press.) The book is a selection of horse images from a ongoing study of photographs that Nemeroff… View Article

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GEETHA THURAIRAJAH // GOODBYE HERE NO MATTER WHERE


Opening Friday March 11th, 6-9pm March 11th – April 2, 2016 Wed – Sat 12-5 You derive from the clichés you know of but have never perceived firsthand. The screen stages for you a place you have never been. You re-present the most reproduced representations. You seek your reflection but nothing mirrors you. Yet you… View Article

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C.R.E.A.M: 811 GALLERY at MATERIAL ART FAIR, Feb 4-7, 2016. Mexico City


Maryse Larivière C.R.E.A.M. Performance: Cum Runs Everywhere Around Me: a conversation with Mr. Kool-Aid. Thursday February 4, 19h30, The Salon, with Jamie Ross. Cum runs everywhere around me, oozing from the loins of our rulers into the open cavities of the underclass. It spreads itself wide in pursuit of the ripe egg of reproduction. It… View Article

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