David Saric

CONTACT 2017 / Artoronto picks

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Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

May, 2017 / 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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Stanzie Tooth: The Distance of the Moon at General Hardware

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by David Saric

In The Distance of the Moon, Tooth makes a strident efforts to prolong the images beyond the impermanence of memories and transform them into personal histories.

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Margaux Tartarotti & Heidi Leverty: Marée Noire at Walnut Contemporary

Installation view of Marée Noire by Margaux Tartarotti  and Heidi Leverty at Walnut Contemporary, 2017 (2)


by David Saric

In a dual exhibition, the artists allow their distinct artistic endeavors to reflect, comment upon, and compliment each others’ oeuvres, showcasing a thematically-succinct sister act.

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Climate Change at Ryerson Image Centre

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by David Saric

Ryerson Image Centre’s latest curatorial effort, simply titled Climate Change, confronts many ecological concerns head on, displaying its socially conscious inclinations for all to witness.

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Kelly Cade & Candida Girling at loop

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by David Saric

From Girling’s outward examination of fragile physical appearances, to Cade’s inward probing of the uncanny relationship between the mind and streams, these exhibitions manifest vivid considerations about the world that surrounds us.

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Carole Freeman’s Selections 2012-2016 at Walnut Contemporary

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by David Saric

Selections 2012-2016 provides an amusing and mischievous history lesson that mostly evades factual truths.

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Rodney Graham’s Jack of All Trades at Prefix

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by David Saric

Rodney Graham’s Jack of All Trades sees the distinguished Canadian artist waxing satirical on the notion of identity and performance.

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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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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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Daniel Hutchinson: Mirror, Mirror / Angell Gallery

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by David Saric

Hutchinson’s work moves beyond easy categorization to embody an essence of painting, one that looks beyond customary art-historical practices to something less definable, and immediately beautiful.

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The Flower Question at Birch Contemporary

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by David Saric

Sean Stewart and Martin Golland produce a sense of aesthetic and contextual heterogeneity, exploring universal themes of remembrance, tradition, temporality and materiality within their modestly scaled canvases.

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About Face / Nicholas Metivier Gallery

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by David Saric

The viewer is encouraged to contemplate the various narratives presented throughout the gallery, as the diverse physiognomies offer a wealth of potential psychological states and perspectives.

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