k.g. Guttman in conversation with Noémie Solomon From the exhibition Visiting Hours. (June 29—August 3, 2019) Positioning the image as an encounter between performer and audience, Visiting Hours presents new work by Montreal-based artist and choreographer k.g. Guttman. Download PDF >
It is now here that I have gathered and measured yes.
Glowing Objects and the Psychometric Interstice: An Interview with Erika DeFreitas by Jennifer Fisher From the exhibition It is now here that I have gathered and measured yes. (May 4—June 8, 2019) It is now here that I have gathered and measure yes. Scarborough-based artist Erika DeFreitas’ new body of work explores intuitive processes and their representation as extended ways of knowing. Download PDF >
4 Waters: Deep Implicancy
Correspondence between Denise Ferreira da Silva and Arjuna Neuman From the exhibition 4 Waters: Deep Implicancy (March 9—April 20, 2019) 4 Waters: Deep Implicancy is an experiment in collaboration that traces the striking possibility of a state without value. The film assembles fragments that touch on a kind of knowledge embedded in a moment preceding human history or geological timescales — a moment of total entanglement described by the artists as Deep Implicancy. Curated by Steffanie Ling, Images Festival Artistic Director.
What Do Stones Smell Like in the Forest?
An Object Glossary by Chloë Lum, Yannick Desranleau, and Daniella Sanader From the exhibition What Do Stones Smell Like in the Forest? (January 16—February 23, 2019) Presented as a choreographic mini-opera, Chloë Lum and Yannick Desranleau’s What Do Stones Smell Like in the Forest? stages a conversation about illness, pain, and what it means to become inanimate. Download PDF ›
Coney Island Baby 1/2
A Cut-Up Text by Jeneen Frei Njootli, Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill, and Tania Willard From the exhibition Coney Island Baby. (September 13 – November 3, 2018) Emphasizing invisible labour and Indigenous-led economies, Coney Island Baby features a collaborative film project by Jeneen Frei Njootli, Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill, Chandra Melting Tallow and Tania Willard. Download PDF ›
Coney Island Baby 2/2
A Conversation with Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill, Amy Kazymerchyk, Chandra Melting Tallow, and Jeneen Frei Njootli (originally published in C Magazine) From the exhibition Coney Island Baby. (September 13 – November 3, 2018) Emphasizing invisible labour and Indigenous-led economies, Coney Island Baby features a collaborative film project by Jeneen Frei Njootli, Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill, Chandra Melting Tallow and Tania Willard. Download PDF ›
Hi Eileen, Dear Julie: A Conversation in Letters between Eileen Quinlan and Julie Pochron From the exhibition Enough. (June 28 – August 4, 2018) Enough continues Eileen Quinlan’s investigation into the material conditions of vision, through a new installation of densely tactile black-and-white photographs produced by the American artist over the last two years. Download PDF ›
A Body Knots
Laurie Kang and Martha Kenney in conversation with Daniella Sanader From the exhibition A Body Knots. (May 5 – June 9, 2018) A Body Knots is a new site-responsive installation by Laurie Kang that coalesces several threads of the Toronto-based artist’s research into studies of genetics, science fiction, feminist theory, and her personal and cultural history. Download PDF ›
Trisha Baga in conversation with Aily Nash From the exhibition Biologue. (March 15 – April 21, 2018) Collaging video footage of the artist’s family road trip through the Philippines, audio from Hollywood soundtracks, and objects both readymade and hand-crafted, Biologue invites viewers to become subsumed in its flows and to make meaning from simultaneous but diverging sensory and perceptual experiences. Download PDF ›
Special Works School
Bambitchell (Sharlene Bamboat and Alexis Mitchell) and Richey Carey in conversation with Dina Georgis From the exhibition Special Works School. (January 13 – February 24, 2018) Special Works School transforms Gallery TPW into the speculative workshop of a surveillance artist. Framing surveillance as an aesthetic practice, the exhibition hones in on its psychic, material, and embodied dimensions, working from the positions of both surveillor and surveilled. Download PDF ›
Yaniya Lee in conversation with Jérôme Havre, Cauleen Smith, and Camille Turner From the exhibition Triangle Trade. (September 14 – November 11, 2017) Created during a year of cross-border conversation and exchange, Jérôme Havre, Cauleen Smith, and Camille Turner collaborated to produce Triangle Trade, a short film that premiered at TPW, accompanied by a new installation by Smith. Download PDF ›
Proof of Performances
Christina Battle in conversation with Dr. Lorena Rios From the exhibition Proof of Performances, by Kelly Jazvac (June 24 – July 29, 2017) Proof of Performances expands Kelly Jazvac’s work with the material refuse of capitalism. Thinking broadly about the effects of environmental contamination, the exhibition’s tendrils of inquiry touch on the granular, the bodily, and the interplanetary. Download PDF ›
Luis Jacob in conversation with Parker Kay From the exhibition Habitat, by Luis Jacob (May 5 – June 10, 2017) Habitat is a constellation of new work by artist Luis Jacob, who is known for his multidisciplinary practice that destabilizes conventions of looking to highlight the socio-political dimensions of the visual world. Download PDF ›
Does the oyster sleep?
Essay by Pip Day and Irmgard Emmelhainz From the exhibition Does the oyster sleep?, curated by Pip Day and Irmgard Emmelhainz (March 10 – April 15, 2017) Does the oyster sleep? explores the relationship between love and politics—two realms of human experience often understood as antagonistic to one another. Download PDF ›
Alison Cooley in conversation with Daniella Sanader From the exhibition Close Readings, curated by Alison Cooley (January 14 – February 25, 2017) Influenced by performance, conversation, and writing as modes of engaging with criticality and intimacy, Close Readings brings together practices whose insides and outsides are difficult to distinguish. Download PDF ›