Visual Arts

Events listing

The Power Plant: Summer 2016 Exhibitions

June 25-September 5, 2016

Immerse yourself in the physical and aesthetic experience of works presented in solo exhibitions by German artists Franz Erhard Walther and Ulla von Brandenburg, as well as a new performance by American artist Emily Mast.

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All Over Town: Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2016

June 25-September 18, 2016

By digging deep into the fabric of our city we discover the secrets and differences that make it truly unique, even to long-time residents. This group of exhibitions brings attention to Torontoís hidden gems from the far reaches of its arts community and showcases up-and-coming artists.

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Power Tour

June 25, 2016-September 2, 2017

Every Saturday, join a thirty-minute guided tour of The Power Plantís current exhibitions and engage in a dialogue about art and ideas.

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Power Kids: Take Action!

June 26, 2016

Join Franz Erhard Walther, a contemporary German artist who invites you to engage with both sculpture and the institution in new and moving ways. We will begin with a tour of Call to Action, Waltherís first Canadian solo exhibition, followed by the activation of his wearable fabric forms and the chance to design their own imaginative Werksatz (First Work Set).

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Tribute to Humanness Ė Photo Exhibition by Renuka Nirankari

June 29, 2016

Take a journey through variety of art curated from across the world that showcases human values through visual and digital mediums.

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The Cage is a Stage

June 29-30, 2016

The Power Plant and Blackwood Gallery are pleased to present The Cage is a Stage, a co-commissioned project by Los Angeles-based artist Emily Mast.

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Itís Not U Itís Me / July 9 / July 30 / August 20

July 9-August 20, 2016

Itís Not U Itís Me and The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery presents a world class summer party series with internationally renowned DJs, AV performance art, sculptural installations, and dance floors you can lose yourself in.

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Power Kids: A Sound Story

July 10, 2016

In this workshop, inspired by Ulla von Brandenburgís film It Has a Yellow Sun and an Elderly Grey Moon (2016), we will collaboratively write a theatrical play without dialogue.

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Sunday Scene: Katie Lawson

July 10, 2016

Katie Lawson is currently a Master's Candidate in Curatorial Studies with the Daniel's Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto. Her research interests include theories of spectatorship, subjectivity and material agency. Lawson will discuss Franz Erhard Waltherís exhibition Call to Action.

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Arthur Stashak: License to Disturb

July 21, 2016

Join Arthur Stashak, an award-winning young dancer trained at Canadaís National Ballet School, in an improvisational dance piece inspired by Franz Erhard Walther's exhibition Call to Action.

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Sunday Scene: Ian Keteku

July 24, 2016

Ian Ketekuís poetry is an articulation of a generationís heartbeat. A magician with syntax and a multi-media artist, Keteku conjures new realities in an attempt to better understand our existence.

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Power Kids: Wearable Soft Sculptures

July 24, 2016

Make a fabric sculpture that doubles as a costume! While we activate one of Franz Erhard Waltherís interactive works of art, we will learn about flexible art materials and how our imagination and participation can animate minimal sculptures.

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