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No Looking After the Internet

No Looking After the Internet, A Monthly "Looking Group".
Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 7:30 pm
For the April meeting, artist Chris Curreri presents a collection of found photographs that elude easy interpretation.

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What We Talk About When We Talk About History

A series of discursive screenings organized by Pablo de Ocampo
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.

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Anthony Huberman

Lecture and Workshop. Co-presented by The Power Plant and TPW R&D
March 7 & 8, 2013

Gallery TPW and The Power Plant co-present an intimate working session with curator Anthony Huberman. A two-part event, participants are first asked to attend a lecture by Huberman where he will discuss The Artist’s Institute. The following evening, you are invited to re-convene and consider productive misbehavior within art institutions.

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Karen Azoulay

Performance and Book Launch
Saturday, March 2, 2013, 8:00 pm

Gallery TPW and Nothing Else Press host a performative lecture by Karen Azoulay. Presenting a slide show of approximately 200 images from her larger collection, Azoulay speaks about her personal phobia of the monument, which instigated the project, and reads from her new book.

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No Looking After the Internet

No Looking After the Internet, A Monthly "Looking Group"
Monday, February 25, 2013, 7:30 pm

In dialogue with the exhibition, HUMAN RIGHTS HUMAN WRONGS, currently on view at the Ryerson Image Centre, this month's meeting will examine a selection of images from the exhibition made available to visitors as free, miniature postcards.

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Hunch Talks

Re-enacting. Re-speaking. Reading: A roundtable with Deanna Bowen, Pablo de Ocampo and Reena Katz
Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 7:00 pm

A discussion placing several people in conversation, following an intuition that each of their practices has something to offer to the other. We have a hunch that something, as yet unknown but dynamic and productive will emerge.

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Oliver Husain

THEY ALREADY KNEW with Abbas Akhavan, Liz Peterson and Pablo de Ocampo. Music by Matt Smith
Friday, February 15, 2013, 8:00pm
As part of the exhibition Pandy Ramada’s Bendable Displex, join us for a musical performance that picks up on recent activity at TPW R&D — displex, phantasmagoria, and how we confront the lives of others through images.

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No Looking After the Internet

No Looking After the Internet
Tuesday, January 28, 2013, 7:30 pm

A monthly “looking group” that invites participants to look at a photograph (or series of photographs) they are unfamiliar with, and “read” the image out-loud together. Responding to Deanna Bowen’s Invisible Empires, at the Art Gallery of York University (AGYU), the first meeting will place archival images of racial violence in dialogue with Bowen’s installation.

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PUBLIC MATTERS: experiments in conversation

Thursday, October 4, 2012, 8:00 pm
A project by Public Recordings, an atelier that explores and shares choreographic experimentation through artistic research, performance creation, publication and education. For the first event in the series, we'll use "relay interview," a methodology for shared conversation developed by Jacob Wren (PME-ART).

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Unshowable Photographs

Panel Discussion moderated by Gabrielle Moser
Thursday, September 20, 2012, 7:00 pm

Working from Ariella Azoulay’s notion of the event of photography, and Susan Meiselas’s writing about untaken and unshowable photographs, this panel discusses images that are difficult to show, have been withheld, or which we know exist but do not circulate.

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