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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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Grand Opening

Grand Opening of 170 St Helens
Thursday, April 30, 2015, 8:00 - 10:00 pm

Join us for our grand opening party with a special installation/performance by Tough Guy Mountain.

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“…a container for mere possibilities that have not yet happened, a body in a state of becoming through time, or a structure for the expression of time as it moves both forwards and backwards at once.”

March 20 – 28, 2015
In 1968, Jill Johnston stated “I’ve seen Trio A a number of times and still think I haven’t really seen it.” This week of discursive events and performances initiated by FADO Performance Art Centre in collaboration with Sara Wookey allows the opportunity to see Yvonne Rainer’s canonical 1966 dance again within a constellation of conversations, readings and newly commissioned works.

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Kevin Jerome Everson Park Lanes

Special 8 hour screening, Saturday April 18, 2015 11:00am - 7:00pm

In March 2014 Everson and his crew spent 3 days shooting in a Mechanicsville Virginia factory that produces all the components needed to build bowling alleys. The resulting work consists of a full shift – eight hours – worth of documentation of the numerous different tasks performed by the staff of the facility.

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Ariana Reines

CANADIAN ECSTASY
June 23 - 26, 2014

Gallery TPW hosts a week of events with Ariana Reines including performance, reading, writing and talking together.

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HYPNOTIC SHOW

June 12 - 13, 2014

A project by Raimundas Malašauskas and Marcos Lutyens, with Tamara Henderson, Angie Keefer and Maryse Larivière. Partnering with Kunstverein Toronto to present their first project, HYPNOTIC SHOW, an exhibition that develops in the mind.

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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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Your Timing is Perfect and other wall works

A new performance by Jenn Goodwin
January 10 - 12, 2014

Continuing our interest in the relation between liveness and images, Gallery TPW presents Your Timing is Perfect and other wall works, a new work by Toronto choreographer Jenn Goodwin.

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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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