Death… it’s out there

Faisal Anwar, Jubal Brown, Gareth Brown-Jowett, Jack Burman, Emily Gove, Su-Ying Lee, Juliana Schewe, Greg Staats and Zorica Vasic.

Curated by Ulysses Castellanos

February 24 – March 24, 2007

Opening Reception:
Friday March 2, 2007, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

DEATH…IT’S OUT THERE turns to contemporary artists to explore the ways in which our culture looks at this inevitable phenomenon. Video and photography combine to present an omnibus of the chillingly bizarre, the transcendent and the unforgiving landscape of death. Through themes such as violence, loss, popular culture, nihilism, ritual and the afterlife, nine artists touch upon our culture’s renewed interest in death.

With DEATH…IT’S OUT THERE curator Ulysses Castellanos proudly proclaims: “I die, therefore I am.”

DEATH…IT’S OUT THERE is part of Ulysses Castellanos’ I SEE A DARKNESS curatorial residency.

The I SEE A DARKNESS residency is made possible with the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

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Curator Biography

Gallery TPW curator-in-residence Ulysses Castellanos is an artist and independent curator living in Toronto. Past curatorial projects have included Matt Bahen's Fatal Surveillance at A Space, Rules of The Game by Gustavo Artigas for the Images Festival, and Edible Women, featuring works by Jennifer Matotek, Cecilia Berkovic and Maria Legault at DeLeon White gallery.