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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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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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Katie Bethune-Leamen: YOU WIN! (february)


Opening on Thursday April 09, 7pm-10pm Exhibition runs until April 29, 2015 Gallery hours: Wed-Sat 12-5pm ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A project for the 8-11 space, birthed in the ichor of February, which explains its reactionary vim. The way that February can feel in our latitude. You know. Also suddenly remembering being in Ilulissat, Greenland in 2011 to… View Article

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SAUNA SESSIONS


The 8-11 Sauna was built in Jan 2014. It holds talks, workshops, events and screenings. It is also sometimes open right after gallery hours, at 5 PM. To host an event in the sauna email 233.spadina@gmail.com . SAUNA SCHEDULE WINTER 2014-2015   ALL THE TIME: Do you Like Relaxing? a sauna mixtape by Amy Wong… View Article

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Walter Scott: Habitual Present


February 25- March 16, 2015 Opening February 25, 7 PM – 10 PM. Gallery Hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 12- 5 PM   In Yokohama, Home Depot is called Sekichu. Selling sheets of wood and plexiglass, it’s your responsibility to make your own surfaces – tables, temples, places to eat, places to pray; those decisions are left to… View Article

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Is 1 hr 1 hr?


  Monday, January 19 at 3:00pm Union Station In collaboration with VILLA Toronto, this salon will feature selections from the writings of Karen Barad as well as a performance of Is 1 hr 1 hr?, a script by Tiziana La Melia produced in collaboration with Laurie Kang.Performance by Christine Atkinson and Laurie Kang.As part of… View Article

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Laurie Kang: Deferring Diffractions


    Opening on Sunday January 18 1-5pm Exhibition runs until February 14 Gallery hours: Wed-Sat 12-5pm ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Whet: Mutations a-bound, signs lie in abstractions but there you are. Diffractions flicker, everything defers stasis. And yet you, fragmented and hybrid there, you. Blindspot check-peep: bathe in the dance between protection and threat. Skip utopia; here,… 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. December 13, 2014- January 5, 2015 Opening December 13, 5 PM – 9 PM. Gallery Hours:… View Article

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DDDD: ROUZBEH AKHBARI and CHRIS LANGE


November 22- December 5, 2014 Opening November 22, 6 PM – 10 PM. Gallery Hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 12- 5 PM   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… View Article

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