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Ariana Reines
CANADIAN ECSTASY

Presented by Gallery TPW
In Partnership with
cheyanne turions and
No Reading After the Internet
June 23 – 26, 2014

Gallery TPW is thrilled to host a week of events with poet, playwright, translator, and artist Ariana Reines. In the context of the TPW R&D project, we invite audiences to engage the charismatic and bold practice of this interdisciplinary thinker. Through a week of performance, reading, writing and talking together we’ll consider practice, methodology and what it might mean to be in relation.

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HYPNOTIC SHOW

A project by Raimundas Malašauskas and Marcos Lutyens, with Tamara Henderson, Angie Keefer and Maryse Larivière

June 12 – 13, 2014

Group Hypnosis Sessions

June 12, 2014

Session 1: 7:00 -8:00 pm,
Session 2: 10:00 – 11:00 pm

June 17, 2014, 7:00 pm
Tamara Henderson lecture followed by a group, post-hypnotic debrief.

Gallery TPW is excited to partner with Kunstverein Toronto to present their first project, Hypnotic Show, an exhibition that develops in the mind.

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Tris Vonna-Michell
Capitol Complex

May 10 – June 7, 2014
Opening Reception:
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 3:00 – 6:00 pm

Tris Vonna-Michell stages installations and performs narrative structures using spoken word, sound compositions, and photography. His narratives are born of historical research and social observation, filtered through personal anecdotes.

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Working in and out
of the archive

A co-presentation with Images Festival

Reena Katz, Jesal Kapadia & Brian McCarthy, and Naeem Mohaiemen
In collaboration with Pad.ma

April 10–April 26, 2014

Performance Lecture and Discussion: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 2:00 pm

Working in and out of the archive presents the results of commissioned explorations of the Pad.ma online archive, with contributions by Reena Katz, Jesal Kapadia & Brian McCarthy, and Naeem Mohaiemen, in consultation and collaboration with Pad.ma representatives Shaina Anand and Ashok Sukumaran.

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Bojana Stancic
weighing and pensive

March 8 – 29, 2014
Opening Reception: Saturday March 8, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Bojana Stancic’s single image exhibition, weighing and pensive, is rooted in the contemplative space of an encounter with works and their sites of display.

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Nadia Belerique
The Counselor

February 8 – March 1, 2014
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 8, 2014, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Commissioned by Gallery TPW to make a single image exhibition, with The Counselor, Nadia Belerique plays with the limits of photography. Can a photograph be a stand-in for what it depicts?

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Intelligence is Knowledge with a Shelf Life:
A workshop with Charles Stankievech

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
7:00 – 10:00pm

With a shared commitment to discursive programming on current debates in contemporary art, Blackwood Gallery and Gallery TPW are pleased to 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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One Image.
A new commissioning series at TPW R&D.

Nadia Belerique
February 8 – March 1, 2014

Bojana Stancic
March 8 – 29, 2014

We begin our one image commissioning series with a pair of exhibitions by Toronto-based Nadia Belerique and Bojana Stancic who explore the relationship between image and object. Stay tuned for more information.

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Your Timing is Perfect
and other wall works

A new performance by
Jenn Goodwin

Friday, January 10, 2014: 6:00 – 10:00 pm
January 11 -12, 2014: 2:00 – 6:00 pm

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. With collaborators/performers: Valerie Calam, Luke Garwood, Kristy Kennedy, Jared MacSween, Zoja Smutny and Heidi Strauss. Roxanne Luchak (video), Laura Nanni (dramaturg) and Camilla Singh (consultant)

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Wu Tsang: Artist Talk

Sunday, November 17, 7pm

Join us for a talk with Los Angeles-based artist Wu Tsang. Looking at recent and current projects, Tsang will focus the discussion 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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Wu Tsang
Show’s Over

Curated by Jon Davies
October 4 – November 16, 2013
Opening Reception:
Friday, October 4, 2013, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Gallery TPW is pleased to present an exhibition by Los Angeles filmmaker, artist and performer Wu Tsang. Tsang’s work draws on legacies of vocal performance, re-enactment, trans/queer representation, and anti-oppression activism to stage the complex relationships between individual and collective subjects and the charged dynamics of the body, identity, voice and politics.

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Feelings

Reading Group

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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Back to School
Curatorial Residency with Vesna Krstich

September 12 – 28, 2013

Gallery TPW is pleased to present a three week residency with art historian, curator and educator Vesna Krstich. Back to School re-envisions the TPW R&D storefront as an alternative classroom space for curriculum planning and experimentation, playing host to a series of school workshops, after-school programs and public events.

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No Looking After the Internet

Discussion

Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 7:30 pm

No Looking After the Internet is 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. The July meeting of No Looking After the Internet 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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Jason Lazarus
T.H.T.K. (Toronto)

July 5 – August 10, 2013
Opening Reception:
Friday, July 5, 2013, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Public Discussion with the artist:
Saturday, July 6, 2013, 2:00 pm

Gallery TPW is pleased to present “Too Hard to Keep,” a site-specific installation by Chicago artist Jason Lazarus, drawn from a growing archive of photographs donated by owners who find them too painful to live with any longer.

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No Looking After the Internet

Discussion
Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 7:30 pm
Canadian Lesbian and
Gay Archives
(34 Isabella St.)

No Looking After the Internet is 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. 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 looking group 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

Public Discussion with the artist
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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recent future
Residency with Zoja Smutny and Guntar Kravis


June 15 – 29, 2013
Open studio hours
Tuesdays – Saturdays
2:00 – 5:00 pm

Performances
Saturday, June 15 and June 22
8:30 – 10:30 pm

Choreographed Conversation
Saturday, June 29
8:30 – 9:30 pm

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No Looking After the Internet

Discussion

Monday, June 10, 2013, 7:30 pm

No Looking After the Internet is 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. The June meeting of No Looking After the Internet 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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Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin – To Photograph the Details of a Dark Horse in Low Light

April 29 – June 2, 2013
National Billboard campaign

May 11 – June 8, 2013
Gallery TPW

Gallery TPW and Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival are pleased to present a national billboard campaign and exhibition of Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin’s work To Photograph the Details of a Dark Horse in Low Light.

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Who Killed Vincent Chin?

A Screening and Talk With Christine Choy and Richard Fung
Thursday, June 6, 2013
6:30 – 9:30pm, doors open 6:00 pm

TPW R&D is pleased to host the first session of “Model Minority” a discursive event series produced by Gendai Gallery. Model Minority takes an intersectional approach to analyze the practices that construct hierarchies, conflict and power struggles in the terrain of multiculturalism and cultural diversity in North America

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If I Can’t Dance Toronto

Reading Group

Saturday, May 25, 2013, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution produces art works and thematic programmes. Departing from a spirit of open questioning and long term enquiry with artists, If I Can’t Dance is dedicated to exploring the evolution and typology of performance and performativity in contemporary art. The May session of the If I Can’t Dance Toronto reading group will be hosted by TPW R&D in conjunction with Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin’s exhibition, To Photograph the Details of a Dark Horse in Low Light.

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No Looking After the Internet

Discussion

Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 7:00 pm

No Looking After the Internet is 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. In dialogue with Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin’s national billboard campaign and exhibition, To Photograph the Details of a Dark Horse in Low Light, the May meeting of No Looking will consider images of refusal.

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Laure Prouvost
The Wanderer

A co-presentation with Images Festival and Partners in Art

April 13 – May 4, 2013

Opening Reception:
Saturday, April 13, 2013, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Gallery TPW and the Images Festival are pleased to co-present The Wanderer, a newly commissioned video installation by French artist Laure Prouvost.

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No Looking After the Internet

Discussion

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 7:30 pm

No Looking After the Internet is 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. For the April meeting of No Looking After the Internet, artist Chris Curreri presents a collection of found photographs that elude easy interpretation.

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Anthony Huberman: Lecture and Workshop

March 7 & 8, 2013

Gallery TPW and The Power Plant are pleased to co-present a lecture and workshop with curator Anthony Huberman.

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Karen Azoulay

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

Gallery TPW and Nothing Else Press are pleased to host a performative lecture by artist Karen Azoulay.

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Oliver Husain
Pandy Ramada’s Bendable Displex

Exhibition

January 19 – February 23, 2013

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

For our first installation of 2013 in the TPW R&D space, artist Oliver Husain was asked to consider the collective spaces of looking. In response, Husain sets a mutable stage for coming together to look, experience and think, and to discuss images and our expectations around presenting them.

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No Looking After the Internet

Discussion

Monday, February 25, 2013, 7:30 pm

No Looking After the Internet is 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. In dialogue with the exhibition, HUMAN RIGHTS HUMAN WRONGS, currently on view at the Ryerson Image Centre, No Looking After the Internet will examine a selection of images from the exhibition, made available to visitors as free, miniature postcards placed throughout the gallery.

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Hunch Talks

Discussion

Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 7:00 pm

Hunch Talks is a new, ongoing series of discussions at TPW R&D, 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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No Looking After the Internet

Discussion

Monday, January 28, 2013, 7:30 pm

No Looking After the Internet is 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. In response to Deanna Bowen’s solo exhibition, Invisible Empires, at the Art Gallery of York University (AGYU), the first meeting of No Looking will place archival images of racial violence in dialogue with Bowen’s installation.

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Zhou Tao
Collector(s)

Exhibition

November 8 to 17, 2012

Gallery TPW and the Reel Asian Film Festival are pleased to co-present the Canadian premiere of video work by Chinese artist Zhou Tao. Showcasing Zhou’s conceptual methodologies, his full body of video works will be accessible across multiple venues during Reel Asian.

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Unshowable Photographs

Panel Discussion

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 7:00 pm

Please join us for the first public presentation in the “Coming to Encounter” series of discursive events, and the launch of the new Gallery TPW R&D space.

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PUBLIC MATTERS: experiments in conversation

Thursday, October 4, 2012, 8:00 pm

PUBLIC MATTERS is 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).