ciudadMULTIPLEcity: Art & The City: An Experiment in Context

Gerardo Mosquera
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 11:00pm to Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 1:00am

Presented by A Space Gallery, in partnership with Salvador Allende Arts Festival for Peace and the Ontario College of Art & Design.
Gerardo Mosquera is a freelance curator and critic based in Havana, Cuba. For his talk at OCAD, he will discuss his role as curator of ciudadMULTIPLEcity, a 2003 project that gathered international artists, including Francis Alÿs, Ghada Amer, Gustavo Artigas, Cildo Meireles and Gu Xiong, who responded to Panama City's fascinating complexities.

Other recent curatorial projects by Mosquera include the Liverpool Biennial International 2006 and the Panorama da Arte Brasileira Contemporanea (Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Recife, Vigo, 2003-2004). He was the founder of the Havana Biennale and is currently Adjunct Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York and advisor at the Rijksakademie van Beeldenden Kunsten, Amsterdam. He is the author of numerous books and texts on contemporary art and art theory and has co-edited Over Here, International Perspectives on Art and Culture (Cambridge, 2004), and edited Beyond the Fantastic: Contemporary Art Criticism from Latin America (London,1995).

All are welcome; Admission is free.
Limited seating available. Guests are advised to arrive early.

Venue & Address: 
Auditorium 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Cost: 
Free

Outsider

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 4:00am to Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 4:00am

 

OCAD U Faculty of Design instructor Jon Todd presents his latest show Outsider

Gallery: Hermann & Audrey. 1506 Dundas St West, Toronto, Ontario.
Date: October 16th– 26th, 2014
OUTSIDER, the latest exhibition by contemporary painter Jon Todd, will be on display for public viewing at Hermann & Audrey from October 16th - 26th, 2014.
Inspired by naïve artist values discovered in Central America, OUTSIDER is multi-layered
portraits adorned in symbolic imagery and presented in light box, lenticular installation, collage and mixed media. Jon Todd has revealed his artistic process by unveiling abstractions and expressed brush strokes within each of the pieces.

Venue & Address: 
Hermann & Audrey Gallery 1506 Dundas Street West Toronto, Ontario
Cost: 
Free