Past Exhibitions

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Decisive Moments, Uncertain Times

Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Paolo Canevari, Ken Gonzales-Day, Jannicke Laker, John Moore
October 20 - November 19, 2011

If the origins of the "decisive moment" in photography lay in a consideration of the holistic narrative within a single image, Decisive Moments, Uncertain Times revises this moment as the un-resolvable narrative.

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Ben Rivers

Still Action
September 8 – October 1, 2011

Ben Rivers’ four-part, 16mm film, Slow Action extends the artist’s interest in hermetic, rural existence by investigating four parallel worlds.

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The Normal Condition of Any Communication

Ayreen Anastas + Rene Gabri, Neil Beloufa, Keren Cytter, Claire Fontaine and Reza Haeri
June 23 - July 30, 2011

The works within The Normal Condition of Any Communication perform acts of translation between individuals and across cultures and suggest that it is possible to communicate across differences so long as a multiplicity of meanings is fundamentally maintained.

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Eric Gottesman

Paths that Cross Cross Again
May 12 - June 11, 2011

Paths That Cross Cross Again focuses primarily on text and images produced in the context of one relationship between American artist and community practitioner Eric Gottesman and then twelve-year-old Tenanesh Kifyalew, who died in 2004.

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Lindsay Seers

Extramission 6
April 2 – 24, 2011

Gallery TPW and the Images Festival co-present the North American premiere of Extramission 6. Seers creates complex personal narratives by interweaving concepts from science, philosophy and photographic theory into her ongoing investigations of technologies.

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Davida Nemeroff

California
February 5 - March 5, 2011

Gallery TPW presents Davida Nemeroff. With California, Nemeroff’s obsessive focus turns towards the sense of dislocation in the contemporary American urban landscape.

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Geoffrey Pugen

Bridge Kids
September 30 – November 6, 2010

A meditation and absurd collage of media, found footage, sci-fi cliché, and performance, Bridge Kids connects a research documentary on J.B. Rhine and the history of ESP/Parapsychology, with a science fiction drama portraying an adolescent’s technological reincarnation.

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William Kentridge

Journey to the Moon
September 7 – 19, 2010

Gallery TPW announces our first collaboration with the Toronto International Film Festival's Future Projections program with the Toronto premiere of Journey to the Moon (2003) by William Kentridge.

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This is uncomfortable

Robert Lendrum, Elizabeth Milton + Sheila Poznikoff, Kika Nicolela, Melissa Pauw, and Joshua + Zachary Sandler
June 24 – July 31, 2010.

This is uncomfortable brings together video works that explore the nuances of awkwardness in intimate interactions between artist and subject.

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Guillaume Désanges

Child's Play
June 10 - 19, 2010

Child’s Play is the outcome of a workshop with seven Romanian children in 2008. The impetus for the workshop was an assertion that the history of performance art be read as a history of silence rather than discourse – a pre-linguistic history of primary gestures.

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