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Sammy Baloji & Filip De Boeck: Urban Now: City Life in Congo

September 29-December 31, 2017

"Urban Now: City Life in Congo" offers an exploration of different urban sites in Congo through photography and video.

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Amalia Pica: ears to speak of

September 29-December 31, 2017

For her exhibition "ears to speak of" at The Power Plant, Amalia Pica will develop "Ears (2017)", a new work, which continues her engagement with the failures and impossibilities of communication and obsolete technologies.

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Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

September 29-December 31, 2017

Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings—of hope or of despair, on matters small or large, from high to low and across the cultural spectrum—to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

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Pottery (8 Weeks)

October 10, 2017-February 3, 2018

In this 8-week course, participants learn to make cups, vases and bowls on the pottery wheel and with hand-building techniques.

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Glass Blowing (Weekend)

October 20, 2017-May 25, 2018

This weekend course covers solid (such as paperweights) and blown forms (such cups, bowls and plates), colour application, hot and cold techniques and use of studio equipment.

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Silver or Gold Ring (1 day)

October 21-December 2, 2017

In this one-day workshop, participants will learn basic jewellery techniques to complete a hand-fabricated band ring.

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Pottery (6 Weeks)

October 25, 2017-January 18, 2018

In this 6-week course, participants learn to make cups, vases and bowls on the pottery wheel and with hand-building techniques.

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Charles Stankievech: Communication and Non-Communication Amongst the Cephalopods

November 21, 2017

Charles Stankievech, artist, assistant professor, and director of the Visual Studies Program at University of Toronto, will share his insights on the history of the acoustic mirrors used along the English coastline, which Amalia Pica reconstructs in her Fall 2017 exhibition at The Power Plant, "ears to speak of".

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Sami Arts and Culture Exhibition

November 25-26, 2017

Experience the culture of the Sami people of Northern Scandinavia.

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Sunday Scene: Rania El Mugammar

November 26, 2017

Rania El Mugammar, a Sudanese, Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist, Anti-oppression consultant, burlesque performer and equity educator, will discuss Michael Landy exhibition DEMONSTRATION.

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Make Your Own Glass Holiday Ornament

December 2-16, 2017

Join us for a fun Holiday workshop and sculpt hot glass into holiday ornaments!

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Sunday Scene: Ilana Shamoon

December 3, 2017

Ilana Shamoon, Interim Public Art Program Manager at Waterfront Toronto, will discuss Sammy Baloji and Filip De Boeck’s exhibition, Urban Now: Life in Congo.

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