Visual Arts

Events listing

Power Tour

June 25, 2016-September 2, 2017

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

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Stories We Tell: Visual Arts Exhibitions Fall 2016

September 24-December 22, 2016

Our five fall exhibitions help celebrate the 37th International Festival of Authors and Nuit Blanche at Harbourfront Centre. The lineup includes Five Ways, which explores the graphic novel and is guest curated by Canadian cartoonist, writer and artist Seth.

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Nuit Blanche Toronto: Samuel Bianchini – Pas de deux pas de

October 1, 2016

Human-size spotlights light up, present themselves, avoid and synchronize with each other, or not, attempting to interpret an endless love duet and pas de deux, throughout the night.

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Nuit Blanche Toronto: Paul-André Fortier – October Sky

October 1, 2016

A dozen dancers from the School of Toronto Dance Theatre gravitate like stars around two protagonists engaged in a lengthy cosmic ritual.

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Nuit Blanche Toronto: Jean-Pierre Aubé – Electrosmog Toronto

October 1, 2016

Jean-Pierre Aubé deploys his DIY radio gear, collecting, documenting and recording radio frequencies.

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Nuit Blanche Toronto: Shary Boyle - Silent Dedication

October 1, 2016

Shary Boyle’s silent black and white film Silent Dedication features a deaf woman as deity, translating into her native sign language a dedication written by the artist.

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Nuit Blanche Toronto: Pascal Grandmaison & Marie-Claire Blais – Espace du silence

October 1, 2016

Projected on an oversized screen on the façade of The Power Plant, this fascinating film oscillates between nature and abstraction, between still-life and landscape.

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Nuit Blanche Toronto: Joan Fontcuberta – Acadèmia dels Desconfiats (Academy of the Distrustful)

October 1, 2016

A fictive museum in a boat is anchored in the Toronto harbour, displaying objects, images and documents that show the sky as a fantasy territory, challenging the realms of truth.

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Fall 2016 Opening Party

October 14, 2016

Be the first to experience three new exhibitions by artists Yto Barrada, Latifa Echakhch and Maria Loboda, on view until 2 January 2017.

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Art Battle Awards Night

October 15, 2016

Join us as some of Canada's most talented visual artists compete to create the most personal awards our filmmakers will ever receive.

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Artist Talk: Maria Loboda and Latifa Echakhch

October 16, 2016

Artists Maria Loboda and Latifa Echakhch each present an Artist Talk followed by Q&A sessions facilitated by the curator of their respective exhibitions at The Power Plant.

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