Visual Arts

Events listing

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

June 23-September 3, 2018

Encompassing paintings, drawings and films, The Power Plant presents Ellen Gallagher’s first exhibition in Canada.

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Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

June 23-September 3, 2018

The Power Plant presents Grada Kilomba's first solo exhibtion in North America.

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Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

June 23-September 2, 2018

For the fourth iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Program, The Power Plant has invited Abbas Akhavan to develop a new work for this specific site.

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Ola Volo – The Peacock's Tale

July 12-29, 2018

Kazakhstan-Canadian illustrator Ola Volo deep-dives into the subtleties of human nature, celebrating life’s little surprises along the way.

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Sean Martindale

July 12-29, 2018

Award-winning interdisciplinary artist Sean Martindale, known for his contemporary interventions in public spaces, activates Harbourfront Centre for BRAVE.

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Exchanges: Dialogue, Hesitation & Creation – An exhibition of work from the Feminist Photography Network’s Online Residency

July 12-29, 2018

This showcase of work by woman-identified photographers underlines how the mess of daily life can both inspire and crush the spirit of art.

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Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

July 13-29, 2018

For every success like the iPhone, the VCR and the Ford Mustang, there are the Apple Newtons, Betamaxes and Edsels that crashed and burned.

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Slow Art Tour

July 26, 2018

Pivoting off of the global event Slow Art Day, this program seeks to help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art by encouraging visitors to look at art slowly, and then meet to talk about their experiences. While we share personal associations with the art, we can also make interpersonal connections with other participants.

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Exiled at Night

July 28, 2018

Experience a multi-sensory late-night party extravaganza taking over the entire Artport building for one night only.

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Sunday Scene: Kwame McKenzie

July 29, 2018

Dr. McKenzie is Director of Health Equity at CAMH. As a physician, psychiatrist, researcher and policy advisor, Dr. McKenzie has worked to identify the causes of mental illness, particularly in cross-cultural health, for over two decades. McKenzie will discuss Grada Kilomba’s exhibition Secrets to Tell.

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Sunday Scene: Chelsea Rothman

August 5, 2018

Chelsea Rochman is an Assistant Professor in Ecology at the University of Toronto. Chelsea has been researching the sources, sinks and ecological implications of plastic debris in marine and freshwater habitats for the past decade. She has published dozens of scientific papers in respected journals and has led international working groups about plastic pollution. In addition to her research, Chelsea works to translate her science beyond academia. Rothman will discuss Ellen Gallagher's exhibition Nu-Nile.

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Sunday Scene: Nilou Salimi

August 19, 2018

Nilou Salimi is a Gallery Attendant at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. An artist and educator based in Toronto, her work is primarily in contemporary drawing. She holds a BFA from OCAD U and an MFA from Western University. Salimi will discuss Abbas Akhavan’s exhibition variations on a landscape.

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