Events: September 2012

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September is hangin’ out downstairs, waiting for you while you run around finishing getting ready. You know you’re going to be late, but need to change your sweater one last time…..September doesn’t care. It’s basically ready to go. Settle on the sweater you’re already wearing, and get out to do some stuff.

AT THE FAR EDGE OF WORDS

Artist: Jamelie Hassan
Runs: August 24 – October 14, 2012 | Opening reception, Friday September 7, 8-10pm
Location: The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art |952 Queen Street West Toronto
Description: “This survey exhibition includes a series of works tracing the past 30 years of Hassan’s practice, with specific emphasis on key pieces that intertwine her works as an artist and activist with her enduring interest in text, language, memory and identity.”
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ARTbus: EXHIBITION TOUR TO THE JUSTINA M. BARNICKE GALLERY, BLACKWOOD GALLERY, AND OAKVILLE GALLERIES

Runs: Sunday 16 September 2012, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
Location: Pick-up and drop-off at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery (7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto)
Description: Ride the ARTbus and take in some of the most exciting fall exhibitions in the GTA! $10 donation includes admission to all galleries and afternoon refreshments For reservations, contact artbus@oakvillegalleries.com or 905.844.4402 ext. 27 by Friday 14 September, 4:00 pm. Reserve early as the bus fills up quickly!
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IMAGINARY HOMELANDS

Artists: Carlos Bonil, Nicolás Consuegra, Miler Lagos, Mateo López, Mateo Rivano, María Isabel Rueda, Daniel Santiago, Angélica Teuta, and Icaro Zorbar
Runs: 12 September – 2 December 2012
Location: The Art Gallery of York University | Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele Street | Toronto
Description: ” Imaginary Homelands is the culmination of a three-year experimental residency project with Colombian artists Carlos Bonil, Nicolás Consuegra, Miler Lagos, Mateo López, Mateo Rivano, María Isabel Rueda, Daniel Santiago, Angélica Teuta, and Icaro Zorbar that explored how the oscillation of people, ideas, and materials between two real places—in this case Bogotá and Toronto—could become a point of departure toward “locating” a fictionalized mid-way point. ”
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LETTER RIP! ART,WORDS, AND TORONTO

Artists: Andy Callahan, Hyang Cho, Michelle Gay, Gary Taxali, and Stephen Fowler
Runs: July 6 to October 6, 2012
Location: Onsite [at] OCAD University | 230 Richmond Street West, Street Level
Description: “Letter Rip!” samples contemporary explorations of the connections between the visual and the literary, a theme that has engaged Toronto’s cultural community for generations.”
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BLUE CLOUD

Artists: Jack Bush & Ohotaq Mikkigak, Curated by Nancy Campbell
Date: September 5 – October 28, 2012
Location: Justina M. Barnicke Gallery | 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto
Description: “Blue Cloud presents a selection of large and small landscape drawings by Ohotaq Mikkigak alongside several early paintings by Jack Bush, an artist whose work is understood as synonymous with international modernist abstraction. The exhibition’s unconventional pairing observes provocative formal similarities between both artists’ works.”
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