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VISITING ARTISTS & SPEAKERS presents: Margaux Williamson

LOCATION: MacLachlan Building, room 102
MONDAY, SEPT 24th 6:00pm

Free admission - all are welcome

Multifaceted Toronto artist Margaux Williamson was known and
appreciated for her brusquely beautiful paintings with peculiar storyline titles before she stopped painting in 2008 to become a filmmaker.  Remarkably, her first film “Teenager Hamlet” was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival to critical acclaim.  She subsequently started a blog about movies at “Movie Is My Favourite Word” and shortly thereafter co-created the cultural review site “Back to the World”.  Recently the Artist in Residence at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Williamson has has again returned to painting.

Visiting Artists & Speakers presents: SÉAMUS KEALY

NEW LOCATION: MacLachlan Building, room 102
MONDAY, SEPT 17th 6:00pm

Free admission - all are welcome

Director and curator of The Model in Sligo, Ireland, Séamus Kealy was awarded the 2007 Curatorial Writing Award by the Ontario Association of Art Galleries when he was with the University of Torontoʼs Blackwood Gallery. Kealyʼs programming involves experimental, urgent programming, including projects that have critically tackled social, political, and pedagogical issues.

Opening July 12th at G Gallery: Kika Thorne / mediCINE

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Kika Thorne

July 13 - August 12, 2012
Opening reception: Thursday July 12, 7 to 10pm

Kika Thorne has recently returned to Toronto from Vancouver. Largely known for experimental documentary film/video and collaborations with groups such as SHE/tv, the February Group and the Toronto Free School, Thorne’s recent art has evolved into highly expressive abstract forms. She received her MFA from the University of Victoria, BC and has exhibited extensively including projects at Murray Guy, New York; Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; the G8 Designated Protest Zone 2010, Huntsville, ON; 2011 Forum Expanded, Berlinale.

Exhibition organized by Nestor Kruger with support from G Gallery, friends, CSA Space, Art Gallery of Windsor, York University Faculty of Graduate Studies Visual Arts andNo Reading After The Internet. This exhibition is part of a series of conversations instigated by Christopher Brayshaw of CSA Space in the fall of 2009, and curated by Srimoyee Mitra at the AGW, this autumn, 2012.

No Reading After The Internet, cheyanne turions and the artist will host a conversation within the sculpture from 3-5pm on Tuesday, August 7.

 

G Gallery
134 Ossington Street (Entrance on Foxley Pl, rear of building)
Toronto, Ontario M6J 2Z5
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Gallery Hours: Friday to Sunday 12 - 5pm