Exhibitions

Peter Kingstone

100 Stories About My Grandmother
May 9 – June 14, 2008

Premiering at Gallery TPW is Peter Kingstone's documentary work 100 Stories About My Grandmother, a four-channel video installation weaving together portraits of male sex trade workers telling stories about their grandmothers.

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Artur Zmijewski

April 5 - May 3, 2008
Often inviting people to participate in social experiments, Polish artist Artur Zmijewski's documentary-style videos unabashedly rip open the safety nets and social contracts built into the terms of contemporary representation.

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Farheen HaQ

Fray
February 21 - March 22, 2008

Farheen HaQ works with video, photo, and performance exploring the body in relation to gesture and ritual. For her exhibition Fray at Gallery TPW, HaQ presents two new video works, Homing and Remember.

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Jennifer Marman & Daniel Borins

Wha Happened?
January 10 - February 9, 2008

Collaborative duo Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins present Wha Happened?, an exhibition that weaves a chaotic patchwork from signs and symbols of mass media politics, popular culture, and contemporary art and design history.

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Bani Abidi

The Boy Who Got Tired of Posing
October 25 - November 24, 2007

Through three imagined narratives, Bani Abidi looks at ways in which the factual and fictitious threads of history are conflated and confounded in the collective memory.

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Grand Gestures
September 6 - October 13, 2007

Pushing at the possibilities of video as memorial object Grand Gestures consists of three linked projects that use the aesthetics of public memorials and museums to discuss the preservation of video and its inherent value system.

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Jon Sasaki

Wishing for Three More Wishes
June 22 - July 24, 2007

Gallery TPW is pleased to present a solo exhibition by emerging Toronto artist Jon Sasaki. With deadpan humour and considerable joie de vivre, Sasaki’s work touches on themes of skepticism, containment, pathos and futility.

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Dominique Rey

Selling Venus / Vénus au miroir
May 11 - June 9, 2007

Selling Venus / Vénus au miroir presents a portrait of exotic dancers, and of the artist herself taking on the role of a stripper, at the Crazy Horse dance club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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Lonnie van Brummelen

Grossraum
April 5 - May 5, 2007

Shot and exhibited in 35mm without any sound or textual elements, Grossraum is a "triptych" filmed along three sensitive crossing points on the European Union border.

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Death… it’s out there

Faisal Anwar, Jubal Brown, Gareth Brown-Jowett, Jack Burman, Emily Gove, Su-Ying Lee, Juliana Schewe, Greg Staats and Zorica Vasic. Curated by Ulysses Castellanos
February 24 - March 24, 2007

Through themes such as violence, loss, popular culture, nihilism, ritual and the afterlife, nine artists touch upon our culture's renewed interest in death.

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