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Alison S.M. Kobayashi

Say Something Bunny!
February 13 – March 26, 2016

Alison S.M. Kobayashi is an identity contortionist. In her work, Kobayashi performs a variety of characters that are both studiously and playfully rendered. These personas are inspired by Kobayashi’s extensive collection of lost, discarded and donated objects; ranging from answering machine tapes purchased at a secondhand shop to a love letter left on a sidewalk.

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All My Holes Are Theirs & Eric Cazdyn’s Blindspot Machine

Residency with Eric Cazdyn, Aleesa Cohene, Jared Gradinger and Angela Schubot
Throughout the month of January, writer and filmmaker Eric Cazdyn, artist Aleesa Cohene, and dancers/choreographers Jared Gradinger and Angela Schubot will work together in residence at Gallery TPW. Each brings a specific aspect of their practice to the collaboration. Aleesa Cohene, Jared Gradinger and Angela Schubot bring their 2013 trio all my holes are theirs to the table, an attempt by two performers to disappear through radical devotion to a third.

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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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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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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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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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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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B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Beamer)

March 10, 2011, 8:00 - 11:00 pm.
BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer) is a series of one-night-exhibitions hosting artists and their projectors.

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