Events: July 2012

It seems like everyone I know is either leaving to go on or just coming back from a trip. If you’re sticking around for the coming month there is plenty to see and do in the city. From the Toronto Outdoor Art Fair to Daniel Neuhaus’ show in the Distillery District, you can see some art and enjoy a day outside as well.

Distance Pain (Deanna Pizzitelli)

Date: July 4 – 31 (Opening: July 5, 6 – 8pm)
Location: Toronto Image Works (80 Spadina Avenue, Suite 207, Toronto)
Description: “Through the romanticization of travel, Distance Pain considers emotional and physical states of transience. It is not the representation of homesick, but a sickness for the far away.”
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Who is Alice? (Alice Zilberberg)

Date: July 5 – 31 (Opening: July 14, 6 – 9pm)
Location: Bezpala Brown Gallery (17 Church Street, Toronto)
Description: “Alice’s work looks at the portrayal of women characters in folklore, mythology and art history. She explores themes of femininity and the natural environment through image manipulation.”
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Synthesis in Colour (Daniel Neuhaus)

Date: July 1 – 31 (Opening: July 5, 6 – 10pm)
Location: Pikto (6 Case Goods Lane, Toronto)
Description: “The conflicting ideals of creating a thing of beauty and to represent the world with honesty while showing off the process. Here I present a series of photos, exhibited as they came from the camera, without effects other than the process of taking multiple photos one over the other in a precise manner – call it persistence of vision.”
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Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

Date: July 6, 7, 8 (Opening: Feb 4, 2 – 5pm)
Location: Nathan Phillips Square (100 Queen Street West, Toronto)
Description: “The largest juried outdoor art exhibition in Canada, TOAE offers a fresh-air alternative to conventional art shows and galleries. Hundreds of artists participate and an estimated 100,000 visitors attend the exhibition every year.”
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ZAGGA ZOW

Date: Jul 12 – Aug 20 (July 12, 6 – 10pm)
Location: Cooper Cole (1161 Dundas Street West, Toronto)
Description: 1st Annual Summer Group Show – The Urban Dictionary defines Zagga Zow as: “A word with literally no definition”
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If there is a show you’re looking forward to please post it in the comments!

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