Past Exhibitions

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Jean-Paul Kelly

And fastened to a dying animal
October 16 – November 15, 2008

Touching, smart and witty, Jean-Paul Kelly's idiosyncratic vision explores narrative structure as a mediation of everyday anxieties and anticipated grief.

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Life Stories

Maayan Amir and Ruti Sela, Meiro Koizumi, Tova Mozard
September 10 – October 11, 2008

Life Stories brings together confessional video portraits documenting the stories of unusual individuals.

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Rosana Simonassi

June 26 – July 26, 2008

Transforming the gallery through large scale, ghostly projections, Simonassi's nocturnal scenes of central and northeastern territories of Argentina seem at once both alien and open to all possibility.

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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

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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