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Monthly Archives: June 2011

2012 Guest Artist Series: Request for Proposals
Art City invites local, national, and international artists to submit proposals to lead collaborative art workshops in 2012
@ Art City, Winnipeg
Deadline: AUGUST 15

For further info about Art City and the Guest Artist Series, please contact Art City:
or visit our web site at

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Join us for a showcase of National Geographic explorers, photographers, filmmakers, and scientists. Enjoy captivating stories, illustrated with award-winning images and video, from the front lines of adventure! All events conclude with a lively Q&A with the speaker, as well as an opportunity to meet the speaker in the lobby.

For more info go to:
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Perunovich narrates a human history of conflict, displacement, barriers and bloodshed through sculpture, video installation, wall constructs, drawings, photography and performances with the notion of challenging the preconceived in favor of inspiring utopia.

Vessna Perunovich is Toronto based visual artist who works in an interdisciplinary format.

Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina
Dunavska 37
21000 Novi Sad, Serbia

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The world we think we live in is almost certainly not the world we actually live in .

Scientifically speaking, there are numerous examples which would illustrate Nietzsche’s point: the Sun appears to go around the Earth…and yet many of the stars that we see at night time are actually greatly changed or even dead.

Info obtained from further reading of A Beginner’s Guide To Nietzsche’s Beyond Good And Evil by Gareth Southwell

Dennis Burton: Word Magic Toronto 1970’s (an exhibition in conjunction with THIS IS PARADISE MOCCA, 2011)
@ Christopher Cutts Gallery
Opening Reception: JUNE 29
Exhibition Dates: JUNE 29 – JULY 30

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Brandon Vickerd: The Darkness Between the Stars
@ Elora Centre for the Arts – Minarovich Gallery
Opening Reception: JUNE 23
Exhibition Dates: JUNE 23 – JULY 19

The Darkness Between the Stars presents us with a life-size astronaut floating in space, the gallery walls are dark and fade away, leaving the viewer submerged in the spaceman’s environment. Through the helmet’s visor, skeletal remains are visible.
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Un message en français suivra.

NEXT WEEK – the art fair for independent artists will host a reception for artists to learn about exhibiting at this exciting event.
Meet The Artist Project team in Quebec City or Montreal for an information session over cocktails!

Date: Monday, July 4 Date: Tuesday, July 5
Time: 6-8pm Time: 5-7pm
Place: Le Cercle, 228 rue Saint-Joseph E, QUÉ Place: Phillips Lounge, 1184 place Phillips, MTL

All visual artists* are invited to attend but must register by July 1st!
To Register email:
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The Power Plant
231 Queens Quay W

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In colonial America, lobster wasn’t the delicacy it is today. In fact, it was so cheap and plentiful, It was a staple for prisoners and servants.

One group of servants from Massachusetts actually grew so tired of eating lobster that they took their employers to court, where a judge ruled that lobster was to be served to them no more than three times a week.

Info obtained from Mental Floss issue Our 10th Annual Issue article 9 Essential Facts For The Crustacean Enthusiast by Adam K. Raymond

Leaning Toward Collapse

Samina Mansuri’s installation references the memorial constructed at Ground Zero, the former site of the twin towers in New York, while Renay Egami’s The River is a meditation on the nuclear destruction of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II.
Exhibition: June 24 – July 30,
401 Richmond St W, Suite 110
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