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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Cosmic Woman & The Enigma of Georgian Bay
@ Museum of New New Painting
123 Bellwoods Ave (lane at rear), Toronto

Exhibition Dates: APRIL 28 – MAY 25
http://www.drapell.com
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

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The contextual exhibition, articulates itself around the theme of the border, seen as an architectural artifact that becomes part of a landscape that has an impact on citizens’ mobility all across the world.

The in-gallery exhibition is a site to reflect and exchange upon issues related to border politics around the world. Featured are: maps, photographs and video.

Foreman Art Gallery
http://www.ubishops.ca/foreman
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

Paterson Ewen: Inspiration and Influence
On Now until May 22

This exhibit places this collection in a larger context, displaying—for the first time—works by Ewen alongside artwork by the artists and movements that influenced and encouraged him.

http://www.ago.net |
317 Dundas St. W | Toronto
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

Light hair usually darkens with age, men drift towards blondes as the hue is an indicator of youth (and mating potential).

Blondness probably evolved in northern Europe’s chilly climates where men couldn’t see other fertility flags, like breasts, under winter layers.

Info obtained from Pyshcology Today’s issue Toughen Up! article Unfair Hair by Kasia Galazka

Sexual abuse of children declined 5 percent between 2008 and 2009. The drop not only continues a trend dating from 1992…

By ‘encouraging the simple expedient of masturbation’ porn keeps children from being used as “substitute subjects.”

Info obtained from Psychology Today issue Toughen Up! article Sex Post Facto by Hara Estroff Marano

I worked on six of these pieces today (the largest of the nine); I’m still not feeling they are complete, however I will continue to reflect on where they need to go visually.

I did come up with a title for the series though Metal Language. 🙂

Image taken from my studio.

Contacting Toronto:
May 1 – 31 on subway platforms across Toronto

An official Public Installation…is presented as a series of 30-second slideshows which play once every 10 minutes on the Onestop network of 300 screens, in 60 stations across Toronto, to an audience of 1.3 million daily commuters.

Tomorrow is Yesterday explores landscape in relation to fiction, fantasy and human perception, revealing how the imaginary can disrupt reality.

http://www.ContactingToronto.ca
Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

Visions & Voices: Photographs by Diverse Women Working in Various Aspects of the Sex Industry
@ Brayham Contemporary Art
Opening Reception: APRIL 30
Exhibition Dates: APRIL 30 – JUNE 12

Selected images from the exhibition together with bios of the artists can be found at http://brayhamcontemporaryartgallery.blogspot.com

Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

John Eisler
30 April to 4 June 2011
Opening Saturday 30 April from 3 to 6

…His new wall reliefs continue his exploration of painting as an exuberant proliferation of compromised and deteriorating surfaces. This is investigated further in smaller wall works, made of paper.

Diaz Contemporary
100 Niagara St (at Tecumseth)
Toronto
http://www.diazcontemporary.ca

Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca

Gauri Gill: The Americans
May 1 to July 31 2011
Mississauga Celebration Square

Location:
Mississauga Central Library,
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West
http://www.mississauga.ca/portal/residents/centrallibrary

Gauri Gill: The Americans features a series of resonant photographs that explore the contemporary experiences of South Asian communities in the United States of America in a pre- and post-9/11 landscape.

Info obtained from http://www.akimbo.ca