Body Talk at Project Gallery

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by Alice Pelot

Project Gallery successfully allows the character of each artist to speak for itself without any generalizations about the experience of being female, while also maintaining a succinct curatorial vision.

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Paul Butler: Semiotics Aside & The Collage Party at Division

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by Alice Pelot

The multidisciplinary practice of Butler pushing the boundaries and definitions of art world models. The travelling studio/party forms a much needed community space and entertaining activity.

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Steve Driscoll: Just a Sliver of the Room at Angell Gallery

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by David Saric

Throughout Just a Sliver of the Room, the artist challenges the widespread impression that a contemporary gallery acts as a passive repository for current art, by constructing an active domain for progressive thought.

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Ned Pratt: A Silence to Revel in / Nicholas Metivier Gallery

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by Meghan O’Callaghan

Our presence here in this landscape is temporary in comparison to the power and magnitude of our natural world. Our reverence is rightfully demanded and deserved in Pratt’s exhibition.

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Annie MacDonell: Holding Still // Holding Together

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by Emily Newell

The dramatic meaning of the photographs are juxtaposed with the way of the dancers’ performance, with their peacefully and elegantly intertwining bodies.

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Brendan George Ko: We Soon Be Nigh! at LE Gallery

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by Alice Pelot

Ko expresses frustration with our approaching doom as it is not an external force, it is one of natural asphyxiation by pollution, one that could be stopped, but that will never be taken seriously in the face of other potential apocalypses.

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Celia Neubauer and Caroline Larsen at General Hardware

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by Sunny Kim

The two exhibitions exist in the gallery as a harmonious pairing – Neubauer's minimal palette is effectively juxtaposed with the inundation of colours in Larsen's work.

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Jeremy Bailey: Next Big Thing at Pari Nadimi Gallery

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by Alice Pelot

Bailey’s interface is an opportunity to actively belong to an existential, digital blanket.

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Marie-Josée Roy: Womb at Thompson Landry Gallery

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by Emily Newell

Roy’s work is unique and can be easily distinguished by its raw style that has a combination of masculine and feminine traits. They are all pregnant with beauty.

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CONTACT 2016 / Artoronto picks

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Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival
May, 2016 / Toronto and GTA


With so much choices, with well over 1500 Canadian and international artists and photographers exhibiting at more than 200 exhibitions, it isn’t easy picking exhibits to see.

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