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PRESSING THE ISSUE Part 1: On Critical Arts Publishing in Canada

July 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us July 8th, 2019 starting at 7pm at Small World Music Centre, Suite 101 of Artscape Youngplace; reception to follow in gallery at Critical Distance, Suite 302.

We are thrilled to host a conversation with founders and co-founders of indie critical arts publishing projects in Canada including; Cecilia Berkovic (EMILIA-AMALIA), and Ben Donoghue (MICE Magazine), Merray Gerges (CRIT paper), Steffanie Ling (Charcuterie, Bartleby Review, STILLS), and Vanessa Runions (Carbon Paper). This panel will be moderated by Maxine Proctor.

There will be refreshments and all are welcome. This is a FREE event but please RSVP to rsvp@criticaldistance.ca. There will be non-alcoholic drinks available.


Small World Music and Critical Distance Centre for Curators
Suite 101 and 302 (respectively) at Artscape Youngplace
180 Shaw Street (between Dundas and Queen Street in Toronto’s Queen West neighbourhood)
Toronto, Ontario M6J 2W5 Canada
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Artscape Youngplace and Critical Distance are fully accessible by Ontario standards, with a wheelchair ramp at the 180 Shaw Street doors, an elevator servicing every floor, and a fully accessible washroom on every level. The nearby 63 Ossington bus on the TTC is wheelchair accessible.

This event is held in conjunction with Publishing Against the Grain, co-presented with iCI (Independent Curators International) (Independent Curators International). Critical Distance would like to thank the Ontario Arts Council – Conseil des arts de l’Ontario for support in making this exhibition and related events possible.

image: screenshot from Bartleby Review (eds, Steffanie Ling and Bopha Chhay)



Small World Music
180 Shaw St, Toronto, ON
Toronto, Ontario M6J 2W5 Canada