6 Exhibitions, 2 Shops + 5 O’Clocktails
Stop by after work for a 5 O’Clocktail, see the current exhibitions in our artist-run centres and galleries, meet exhibiting artists, and pick up something special at one of our unique independent shops. Free admission after-hours at 401 Richmond!
This month Last Wednesdays pop-up bar will be hosted by Abbozzo Gallery in Studio 128.
DRINKS: Beer + Wine – $5
EATS: Samosas $3
SWIPE DESIGN BOOKS + OBJECTS
An independent store boasting a selection of contemporary books on graphic design, advertising, architecture, and urbanism alongside a thoughtful selection of well-designed products for adults and kids. SALE! 40% off selected books on Architecture. www.swipe.com
Explore and play musical instruments from around the globe in an intimate performance venue for local, world-class artists programmed by composer Donald Quan. Starting at 8:00 pm you can catch improv comedy from The Sandbox– visit www.bikrophone.com for ticket information.
Group Exhibition features new work by Ron Eady, Jennifer Walton, and Arnold Zageris with guest artists Alice Burton and Marie Rioux. www.abbozzogallery.com
What Was Will Be is an evocative media installation based on natural disasters that Christina Battle and Kristie MacDonald depict through the lens of mid- 20th century archives. Plus Alexis Dirks in the Vitrines. www.gallery44.org
Le Grand Dérangement/The Big Clean Up is an installation by Guillaume Brisson-Darveau and Pascaline Knight that borrows from the visual code of construction sites to speak to the increasing speed at which things are destroyed and built in the name of development. Plus Anna Gaby-Trotz, Zavi Lerman + Amy Uyeda, and Astrid Ho. www.openstudio.on.ca
THE RED HEAD GALLERY
Errata (18 – 34) are multimedia installations by Zev Farber, which present deconstructed, character-driven narratives that address the complexities of various types of systems. Artist will be in attendance. www.redheadgallery.org
Hands-on Urbanism: How to Make a Difference shows a critical history of ideas about the politics of space. Curated by Elke Krasny and presented by the Centre for City Ecology. www.urbanspacegallery.ca
YYZ ARTISTS’ OUTLET
Sonic Scores and Careful Management and Study of Relations represents Nubuo Kubota‘s continuing engagement with sound and Randi Nygård‘s collages based on the terms "ecology" and "economy." Nubuo Kubota and David Sait will be performing a duet at 7:00 pm. www.yyzartistsoutlet.org