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February 5-11,2018
Week 06 of Year 2018

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

For his exhibition, Michael 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.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

Kader Attia creates works that explore the notion of repair as both a physical and symbolic act. His first Canadian solo exhibition The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

Emeka Ogboh frequently explores conditions of listening and sound as a medium of intervention and knowledge exchange. Titled The Song of the Germans, his installation at The Power Plant raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Visual Arts Exhibitions – Winter 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Harbourfront Centre presents six exhibitions spanning architecture, craft, photography, installation, art, contemporary jewellery, and more.

February 6 – April 22, 2018

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

For his exhibition, Michael 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.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

Kader Attia creates works that explore the notion of repair as both a physical and symbolic act. His first Canadian solo exhibition The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

Emeka Ogboh frequently explores conditions of listening and sound as a medium of intervention and knowledge exchange. Titled The Song of the Germans, his installation at The Power Plant raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Visual Arts Exhibitions – Winter 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Harbourfront Centre presents six exhibitions spanning architecture, craft, photography, installation, art, contemporary jewellery, and more.

February 6 – April 22, 2018

IFOA Celebrates Black History Month

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
7:30pm– 8:30pm

As part of Kuumba 2018, the IFOA is proud to host a thought-provoking discussion with authors Simone Dalton, Rinaldo Walcott and Whitney French, who will talk about writing and authorship, opportunities and impediments to success in the book industry. David Bradford hosts.

February 7, 2018

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Thursday, February 8, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

For his exhibition, Michael 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.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Thursday, February 8, 2018
10:00am– 8:00pm

For his exhibition, Michael 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.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Thursday, February 8, 2018
10:00am– 8:00pm

Kader Attia creates works that explore the notion of repair as both a physical and symbolic act. His first Canadian solo exhibition The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Thursday, February 8, 2018
10:00am– 8:00pm

Emeka Ogboh frequently explores conditions of listening and sound as a medium of intervention and knowledge exchange. Titled The Song of the Germans, his installation at The Power Plant raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Visual Arts Exhibitions – Winter 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Harbourfront Centre presents six exhibitions spanning architecture, craft, photography, installation, art, contemporary jewellery, and more.

February 6 – April 22, 2018

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Friday, February 9, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

For his exhibition, Michael 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.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Friday, February 9, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

Kader Attia creates works that explore the notion of repair as both a physical and symbolic act. His first Canadian solo exhibition The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Friday, February 9, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

Emeka Ogboh frequently explores conditions of listening and sound as a medium of intervention and knowledge exchange. Titled The Song of the Germans, his installation at The Power Plant raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Visual Arts Exhibitions – Winter 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Harbourfront Centre presents six exhibitions spanning architecture, craft, photography, installation, art, contemporary jewellery, and more.

February 6 – April 22, 2018

I Am For You Can Enjoy

Friday, February 9, 2018
6:30pm–11:00pm

Through photography and video, Khalil West and Ajamu explore race, visibility, (gay) respectability politics, sexual agency, commodity, pleasure and liberation, by documenting through portraiture a counter-narrative to traditional products of erotic labour and conceptions of queer Black men and sex workers.

February 9–10,2018

Opening Reception - Journey to Black Liberation Symposium

Friday, February 9, 2018
6:30pm– 8:00pm

Join us for the opening of the Journey to Black Liberation Symposium, and photography exhibit, I Am For You Can Enjoy. Part of the Journey to Black Liberation Symposium.

February 9, 2018

DanceWorks: Dancers of Damelahamid – Flicker

Friday, February 9, 2018
8:00pm

Directed by choreographer and performer Margaret Grenier, Flicker is an evocative multimedia dance piece performed by Vancouver-based Indigenous dance company, Dancers of Damelahamid of the Gitxsan Nation.

February 9–10,2018

Cancelled – The Trans Sounds of Black Liberation with Michael Roberson Maasai Milan

Friday, February 9, 2018
8:00pm

**CANCELLED** Michael Roberson Maasai Milan explores the history of the house ballroom community and its use of the art of performance to situate its history in mobilizing as a resistance to oppression. Part of the Journey to Black Liberation Symposium.

February 9, 2018

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Saturday, February 10, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

For his exhibition, Michael 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.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Saturday, February 10, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

Kader Attia creates works that explore the notion of repair as both a physical and symbolic act. His first Canadian solo exhibition The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Saturday, February 10, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

Emeka Ogboh frequently explores conditions of listening and sound as a medium of intervention and knowledge exchange. Titled The Song of the Germans, his installation at The Power Plant raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Make Your Own Glass Heart

Saturday, February 10, 2018
11:00am– 6:00pm

Join us for a fun Valentine’s Day workshop! Make a unique gift for your special someone.

February 10, 2018

I Am For You Can Enjoy

Saturday, February 10, 2018
12:00pm–11:00pm

Through photography and video, Khalil West and Ajamu explore race, visibility, (gay) respectability politics, sexual agency, commodity, pleasure and liberation, by documenting through portraiture a counter-narrative to traditional products of erotic labour and conceptions of queer Black men and sex workers.

February 9–10,2018

Self Care, Self Love

Saturday, February 10, 2018
12:00pm– 6:00pm

A contemplative, calm space for attendees of the symposium who need to decompress if they have been triggered by any of the discussions, and for people who would like to be “in their bodies” instead of being “in their heads”. Free massages will be offered by Ki Alleyne.

February 10, 2018

Visual Arts Exhibitions – Winter 2018

Saturday, February 10, 2018
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Harbourfront Centre presents six exhibitions spanning architecture, craft, photography, installation, art, contemporary jewellery, and more.

February 6 – April 22, 2018

Womanism, Black Feminism and The Politics of Love: A conversation around liberation for Black women

Saturday, February 10, 2018
1:00pm– 2:30pm

A cross-border conversation around Black Womanism and Self Love, featuring different Black women's perspectives as they speak about their experiences moving through this world in their bodies. Part of the Journey to Black Liberation Symposium.

February 10, 2018

Voguing Workshop with Pony Zion

Saturday, February 10, 2018
3:00pm

Learn the basic elements of Vogue and work through movements with leading vogue choreographer Pony Zion!

February 10, 2018

Am I not a Black Man? Black masculinity, male sexuality and respectability politics

Saturday, February 10, 2018
3:00pm– 4:30pm

A trans-national dialogue exploring Black masculinities across borders, examining topics ranging from respectability politics and self-love to heteronormativity and homophobia and how they relate to liberation for Black men. Part of the Journey to Black Liberation Symposium.

February 10, 2018

HIV and Black People in the Americas / parTy boi: black diamonds in ice castles

Saturday, February 10, 2018
5:00pm– 8:00pm

Explore and discuss meth addiction within the Black LGBTQ community and participate in a broader conversation around HIV in Black communities in North and South America. Preceded by the debut screening of documentary parTy boi: black diamonds in ice castles, from director Micheal Rice. Part of the Journey to Black Liberation Symposium.

February 10, 2018

DanceWorks: Dancers of Damelahamid – Flicker

Saturday, February 10, 2018
8:00pm

Directed by choreographer and performer Margaret Grenier, Flicker is an evocative multimedia dance piece performed by Vancouver-based Indigenous dance company, Dancers of Damelahamid of the Gitxsan Nation.

February 9–10,2018

DJ Skate Nights: MANIFESTO

Saturday, February 10, 2018
8:00pm–11:00pm

The award-winning MANIFESTO, one of Canada’s biggest celebrations of hip hop culture and beyond, bring their beats to the Natrel Rink!

February 10, 2018

The Black Liberation Ball

Saturday, February 10, 2018
9:30pm– 2:30am

Celebrate Blackness at a ball that showcases international legends!

February 10, 2018

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Sunday, February 11, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

For his exhibition, Michael 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.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Sunday, February 11, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

Kader Attia creates works that explore the notion of repair as both a physical and symbolic act. His first Canadian solo exhibition The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Sunday, February 11, 2018
10:00am– 5:00pm

Emeka Ogboh frequently explores conditions of listening and sound as a medium of intervention and knowledge exchange. Titled The Song of the Germans, his installation at The Power Plant raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

January 27 – May 13, 2018

Visual Arts Exhibitions – Winter 2018

Sunday, February 11, 2018
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Harbourfront Centre presents six exhibitions spanning architecture, craft, photography, installation, art, contemporary jewellery, and more.

February 6 – April 22, 2018

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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