PUBLIC ART EXHIBITION: Place Settings IIAugust 21, 2022 - September 17, 2022
Place Settings: Part II
Featuring works by Adrià Julià, Larissa Sansour, and Reza Nik
Curated by Noa Bronstein
Place Settings continues this summer with performance-based projects staged throughout the city of Toronto. Each project engages in a discursive gesture that considers new possibilities at the intersections of food practices and public space, revealing the shareable and relational qualities of both.Find out more
PUBLIC ART: Billboard on Shaw by Adrià JuliàAugust 21, 2022 - September 17, 2022
Billboard on Shaw presented by Critical Distance, featuring A Very White Flower, by Adrià Julià, 2022.
A Very White Flower references Julià’s ongoing interest in the history of production, consumption and expansion of popcorn in modern colonial history. The image of a single kernel of popcorn functions as a prompt to consider Julià’s reflections on the historical and socioeconomic intricacies of the global corn industry and its relationship to Mexican culture and the popularization of popcorn in the United States after the Great Depression, especially in regards to popcorn’s connection to cinema.
A Very White Flower is presented in the context of Place Settings (curated by Noa Bronstein), a large-scale, durational project that considers how food functions to connect and disrupt.Find out more
EXHIBITION: Living Data, Presumed DeadAugust 5, 2022 - August 31, 2022
Living Data, Presumed Dead is an electronic theatre and mixed-media installation that examines the abstract space that stores trauma in the human brain. Through the mapping of fragmentation boundaries found in both ecological and computational ecosystems, Ramsey seeks to identify nuanced codes in the micro-traumas — which serve to become conduits toward self-awareness. The clues these patterns offer can help us find healing and a connectedness in our experiences, to both organic and inorganic systems.Find out more