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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The Peacock’s Tale

August 2-September 16, 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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Our Desires Fail Us

August 2-September 16, 2018

In a series confronting our disconnected relationship with the vast amount of waste generated by consumer culture, JP King and Sean Martindale share large-format photographs shot within waste management facilities across the GTA.

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Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

August 2-September 16, 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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Forty-Four

August 2-September 16, 2018

Explore the 44 year connection between the Craft & Design Studio at Harbourfront Centre and the School of Craft and Design at Sheridan College at this group exhibition.

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

August 2-September 16, 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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Hop on Board! The Jeepney Experience

August 25-26, 2018

Hop on board! In the modern “civilized” world, personal space can lead to distances between people. Remind yourself of how close humans can be, and squeeze on in!

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Sunday Scene: Sandra Brewster

August 26, 2018

Sandra Brewster is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Toronto. Her work has been exhibited nationally and abroad, engaging many themes that grapple with notions of identity, representation and memory. Sandra holds a BFA from York University and a Masters of Visual Studies degree from University of Toronto. She will discuss Ellen Gallagher’s exhibition Nu-Nile.

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Power Kids: DIY Zoetropes

August 26, 2018

In Nu-Nile, Ellen Gallagher uses both analogue and digital animation to activate images and create the feeling of being transported into new worlds. Inspired by Gallagher’s interest in moving pictures, kids will explore the history of film by creating zoetropes using wood, cardboard and paper in this FREE workshop.

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