Past Exhibitions

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Geoffrey Pugen

Bridge Kids
September 30 – November 6, 2010

A meditation and absurd collage of media, found footage, sci-fi cliché, and performance, Bridge Kids connects a research documentary on J.B. Rhine and the history of ESP/Parapsychology, with a science fiction drama portraying an adolescent’s technological reincarnation.

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William Kentridge

Journey to the Moon
September 7 – 19, 2010

Gallery TPW announces our first collaboration with the Toronto International Film Festival's Future Projections program with the Toronto premiere of Journey to the Moon (2003) by William Kentridge.

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This is uncomfortable

Robert Lendrum, Elizabeth Milton + Sheila Poznikoff, Kika Nicolela, Melissa Pauw, and Joshua + Zachary Sandler
June 24 – July 31, 2010.

This is uncomfortable brings together video works that explore the nuances of awkwardness in intimate interactions between artist and subject.

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Guillaume Désanges

Child's Play
June 10 - 19, 2010

Child’s Play is the outcome of a workshop with seven Romanian children in 2008. The impetus for the workshop was an assertion that the history of performance art be read as a history of silence rather than discourse – a pre-linguistic history of primary gestures.

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Eric Baudelaire

Unfinished Business
May 6 – June 5, 2010

Recalling factographic practices, Baudelaire’s video work encourages the viewer to question the modes of production and consumption of images, as well as the representation of political events and social constructs.

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Tacita Dean

Craneway Event
April 3 – 24, 2010

Shot in 16mm colour anamorphic film, Craneway Event documents Cunningham’s company over three days as they rehearsed for an vent in the craneway of an abandoned Ford Motors factory in California.

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Jaret Belliveau

Dominion Street
February 4 – March 6, 2010

Documenting his family over the course of five years, Belliveau originally focused on daily life until his mother was diagnosed with cancer. The images that developed convey the internal workings of a family’s struggle with illness and life after personal trauma.

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War at a Distance

Stephen Andrews, Richard Johnson, Allyson Mitchell, Andrew Moodie, Greg Nelson, Suzanne Opton, Louie Palu, Adam Pettle, Jason Sherman, Francesco Simeti, and Graeme Smith
October 24 - November 21, 2009

Explores practices of representation implicated in how Canadians are struggling to make sense of the war in Afghanistan.

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Kelly Lycan

September 12 - October 10, 2009

As a monochromatic installation and photo-based exhibition of recycled objects and re-visioned collections, WHITE HOT looks at the idea of value and the relationships between market culture and visual culture.

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In May (After October)

Andreas Bunte, Duncan Campbell, Thea Djordjadze, Matias Faldbakken, Claire Fontaine, Luca Frei, Cyprien Gaillard, Luis Jacob, Pia Rönicke, Nora Schultz
May 8 - June 13, 2009

How we can find new ways to say ‘no’ and form suggestions for alternatives, both politically and aesthetically? This exhibition focuses on photographic images, videos and films all working to articulate a productive refusal.

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