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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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Gabrielle Moser

Curator-in-Residence 2012/13
As part of the 2012/13 TPW R&D project, Gallery TPW presents “Coming to Encounter”, a series of discursive programs organized by curator-in-residence Gabrielle Moser that examines the aesthetic strategies employed by artists and photographers to prepare viewers for an encounter with difficult knowledge.

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Kelly Kivland

Entanglement of Action Lecture
Saturday, July 7th, 2012, 5:00 pm

In her talk Entanglement of Action, Kelly Kivland will consider how choreographic thinking might extend beyond the boundaries of temporal events into other mediums, and perhaps even the objecthood of an exhibition

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Francisco-Fernando Granados and Margaret Dragu

In Conversation
Wednesday, June 13th, 2012, 7:00 pm

Following Social Choreography’s opening night performance, Granados will discuss ideas of movement with dancer/choreographer and performance artist, Margaret Dragu.

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Public Program: Decisive Moments

Saturday, November 19, 2011, 2:00 pm
Join Jean-Paul Kelly, programmer of Trinity Square Video, and Kim Simon, curator of Gallery TPW, in a conversation about the decisive moment, the position of the gallery in making meaning, and the question of “now what?”

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No Reading After the Internet

Out-Loud Reading Group, Facilitated by cheyanne turions
Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 7:00 pm

A monthly group in which a selected text is read aloud and discussed. Peter Schjeldahl's "Of Ourselves and of Our Origins: Subjects of Art" has been selected to compliment the exhibition The Normal Condition of Any Communication, curated by cheyanne turions.

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The Normal Condition of Any Communication – Public Discussion

Saturday, June 25, 2011, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
In response to The Normal Condition of Any Communication, a panel of artists and thinkers will join curator cheyanne turions in a discussion about what is at stake when artworks attempt acts of translation.

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David Levine

In Conversation
Thursday, June 16, 2011, 7:00 pm

Coinciding with the Luminato presentation of his new work Habit, Levine will discuss his larger practice, staging institutional collisions and the possibilities for short-circuiting the ways people see and hence create meaning.

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