October 4 – November 16, 2013
Gallery TPW presents an exhibition by Wu Tsang whose work draws on legacies of vocal performance, re-enactment, trans/queer representation, and anti-oppression activism to stage relationships between individual and collective subjects and the charged dynamics of the body, identity, voice and politics.
Gallery TPW presents a three week residency with Vesna Krstich. Back to School re-envisions the gallery as an alternative classroom space for curriculum planning and experimentation, playing host to a series of school workshops, after-school programs and public events.
July 5 – August 10, 2013
Gallery TPW presents “Too Hard to Keep,” a site-specific installation drawn from a growing archive of photographs donated by owners who find them too painful to live with any longer.
June 15 – 29, 2013
TPW R&D hosts a two week residency with choreographer Zoja Smutny and photographer Guntar Kravis. Their recent collaborative research takes form in a developing body of durational performance video portraits.
National Billboard Campaign: April 29 - June 2, 2013. Exhibition: May 11 - June 8, 2013
Gallery TPW and Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival present a national billboard campaign and exhibition of Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin's work.
April 13 - May 4, 2013
Gallery TPW and the Images Festival co-present The Wanderer a video installation by Laure Prouvost. Working from a mistranslation of Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis, Prouvost creates a chaotic mise-en-scène, repeatedly subverting cinema’s narrative troupes, playing the archetypal against the absurd in a series of uncomfortable scenarios.
March 13, 20 & 27, 2013, 7:00 pm
Curator Pablo de Ocampo has invited six curators and artists to each offer one programming suggestion in response to a video document of civil rights activist Queen Mother Moore. The responses will be shown over three screenings with discussions lead by de Ocampo and Kim Simon.
January 19 - February 23, 2013
For our first installation of 2013 in the TPW R&D space, curator Kim Simon asked artist Oliver Husain to consider the collective spaces of looking.
November 8 - 17, 2012
Gallery TPW and the Reel Asian Film Festival co-present the Canadian premiere of video work by Chinese artist Zhou Tao. Zhou’s open narrative works mix cinematic document with performance gestures creating a unique perspective on the social and economic dimensions of living in China.
June 8 - July 21, 2012
The exhibition aims to call attention to the dual meaning embedded in the term movement: at once referencing movement as a political ideology and movement of the body through time and space.