ma ma is a roving contemporary art space and collective founded in 2018 by Magdalyn Asimakis and Heather Rigg. Asimakis is a curator and writer. She has organized exhibitions and programs in Toronto and New York and her writing has been published in art magazines such as Brooklyn Rail, Art Papers, and Artforum as well as exhibition catalogues for the New Museum and SFMoMA. She is currently a PhD student at Queen’s University where she is studying the display of global modernisms in museums. Rigg is a writer and is Curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs at Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography. Recent published essays can be found in issue 96 of esse and 142 of C Magazine.
PUBLIC ART: Billboard on Shaw by Eleana AntonakiFebruary 13, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Artist Eleana Antonaki’s billboard Haunting is an Act of Love is on view at 180 Shaw Street through February to March, 2020, as part of the exhibition A Big Heritage with A Glorious Past, curated by ma ma (Magdalyn Asimakis and Heather Rigg), featuring works by Eleana Antonaki and Marina Xenofontos.Find out more
EXHIBITION: A Big Heritage with A Glorious PastFebruary 13, 2020 - March 29, 2020
A Big Heritage with A Glorious Past presents the work of Eleana Antonaki and Marina Xenofontos in an inconclusive dialogue around the migratory experience. In their practices, both artists explore transnational feminist perspectives, honing in on the adversities of migration and strategies of settling and creating homes while in exile.Find out more