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Ashon Crawley

Ashon Crawley: Feeling Otherwise
Friday, October 9, 2015, 7pm

How does otherwise feel? And what does it mean to feel otherwise? The otherwise, as Crawley conceptualizes it, engages the normative world as a deformational force.

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Stop Acting

Stop Acting: David Levine in conversation with Shonni Enelow
Friday, Sept 25, 2015, 6:30pm

This quasi-participatory performative lecture examines Lee Strasberg’s "Method Acting" – the American acting technique made famous by Brando, Meryl Streep, Daniel Day-Lewis and countless others – and its connections to psychoanalysis, performance art, cult activity, regression therapy, the performance of authenticity, and whatever else America has/had to offer.

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David Levine

David Levine Artist Talk
Thursday, September 24, 7pm

Levine talks about hiding in plain sight through the trifocal lens of body-swapping sci-fi movies, 70s performance art and the cult of method acting.

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A workshop with Charles Stankievech

Intelligence is Knowledge with a Shelf Life
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Blackwood Gallery and Gallery TPW partner with Justina M. Barnicke Gallery to think out loud about curatorial experimentation on the occasion of Charles Stankievech’s curatorial debut in Toronto.

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Wu Tsang

Artist Talk
Sunday, November 17, 2013, 7:00 pm

Looking at recent and current projects, the discussion will focus on his performance practice of "Full Body Quotation." The event includes a screening of the 9-minute film For How We Perceived a Life (Take 3).

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Feelings

A Reading Group, moderated by Jon Davies
Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 7:00 pm

Jon Davies, guest curator of Wu Tsang: Show's Over, will moderate a discussion of several texts selected in dialogue with the exhibition.

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No Looking After the Internet

No Looking After the Internet, A Monthly "Looking Group"
Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 7:30 pm
The July meeting will respond to Jason Lazarus' current solo exhibition at Gallery TPW, examining recurring tensions between public and private viewing. Co-facilitated by artist Michèle Pearson Clarke.

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No Looking After the Internet

No Looking After the Internet, A Monthly "Looking Group"
Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 7:30 pm
In dialogue with the exhibition Gay Premises: Radical Voices in the Archives, 1973-1983 at the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, and its critical counterpart of collaborative interventions, TAG TEAM, this month’s meeting will examine images included in the Photograph Wall: a key component of the exhibition. Co-facilitated by Erin Silver and Karen Stanworth

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Jason Lazarus and Sara Matthews

In Conversation
Saturday, July 6, 2013, 2:00 pm
Join writer and scholar Sara Matthews in a public conversation with Jason Lazarus about how we find meaning in images that already exist, what we want from images and what images want from us in return.

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No Looking After the Internet

No Looking After the Internet, A Monthly "Looking Group"
Monday, June 10, 2013, 7:30 pm
The June meeting will respond to Doug Ischar's current solo exhibitions at Gallery 44 and Vtape, examining desire as a force that often exceeds the usual codes of photographic representation. Co-facilitated by artist and curator Jean-Paul Kelly.

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