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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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CHRISTOPHER WILLES // EVERY SOUND IS A SMALL ACTION AND BROKE WORLD


Dec 10 2016 – Jan 3 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday Dec 10, 2016, 3-6 pm Every sound is a small action and broke world explores a sensorial delineation between the infra-noise of political conflict, and music’s capacity to make something else audible. Borrowing its title from a line in the poem “Other dimensions in music,… View Article

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PATRICK CRUZ: ARCHEOLOGICAL APATHY


November 10 – December 3, 2016 Opening: November 10, 2016 8-11 PM Wed-Sat, 12-5 PM Co-presented by SAVAC and 8eleven ~ ~ ~ ARCHEOLOGICAL APATHY delineates the problematics of empirical study on human material culture and cultural landscapes. Apathy here is not a lack of interest to speculate and study but, rather, posed as a… 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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FELICIA ATKINSON // & A FOREST PETRIFIES


  & A                FOREST (                                 PETRIFIES                                                      … View Article

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