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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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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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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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ARYEN HOEKSTRA: Celestial Bodies // CHRISTY KUNITZKY: Get Rich Quick


Jan 6 – Jan 30, 2016 The stars don’t shine upon us / We’re in the way of their light. – Ballad of Reverend War Character, Silver Jews The exhibition Celestial bodies developed following a research residency in Halifax, NS during which Hoekstra’s attention was directed toward the Halifax Planetarium, and in particular the Spitz… View Article

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BECOME A MEMBER


    The 811 Gallery is able to have the programming it does because it operates outside of commercial or bureaucratic constraints. The gallery commissions new works, multiples and publications by emerging and established national and international artists through donations, partnerships, and memberships.   Basic Member ($10) Artist designed member card Access to exclusive events Associate Member ($20) Artist designed… View Article

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MULTIPLES


Entangles Laurie Kang Publication 25 CAD, available for sale directly from the artist.   Flesh Marble Leaf & Twig Publication (Pick up) 30 CAD+HST  for shipping please calculate rate on bottom of page. How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Things Worse) Craig Fahner and Steve Gurysh Publication 20 CAD, available for sale directly… View Article

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JENINE MARSH : The cut flower still blooms


May 2 at 7:00pm to May 23 at 5:00pm Opening may 2, 7 pm ~ the vestigial body heavily rooted gives up its skin to the paring knifethe corpse falls dead but the skin hangs on air naked as a worm nakeder, even this disembodied body is skin as skin surface as surface nothing besides… View Article

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Besides, Your Neighbours


Besides, Your Neighbours is an exhibition of works by artists made using materials sourced from the neighbours of different arts spaces. This project looks at what literally surrounds an art space, locating them within the contexts of their immediate surroundings. Opening December 13 Exhibition runs until January 5th With works by: Daniel Joyce for 8-11… View Article

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DDDD


November 22- December 5, 2014 DDDD is covering and uncovering, it is a renegotiation of the terms of service. Comprising of audio, text and installation works by Chris Lange and Rouzbeh Akhbari, DDDD will explore strategies for living in a state of watching. Rouzbeh Akhbari was born in Tehran and is currently based in Toronto…. View Article

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