Scene by Scene: A Psychogeography


Part of the Canadian Art Gallery Hop

 
DateSaturday, September 22, 2007 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Cost

Free

Location

Auditorium 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario

What is the impact of place on art? How do issues of locality intersect with the character of an art scene? Join us for a panel discussion with leading artists and arts figures that takes up the question of how art centers carry the imprint of place and differ in terms of their art production. The conversation is about the ways that local space and character'the "psychogeography" of the panel title'play into the shaping of the contemporary global art scene. Panelists for the discussion bring wide ranging national and international experience.
They are:
Jessica Bradley of Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, former curator of contemporary art at the Art Gallery of Ontario and the National Gallery of Canada
Nathan Carter, the noted New York multimedia and language artist, represented by the Casey Kaplan Gallery in Chelsea
Greg Girard, the China-based Canadian photographer whose book, Phantom Shanghai, was published this spring by Magenta Foundation
Elizabeth Legge, essayist, art historian and professor of contemporary art at the University of Toronto
Join us at 11 am, Saturday, September 22 as they address the theme and spark some fresh thoughts to carry forward into a day of art gallery tours.

DateSaturday, September 22, 2007 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Cost

Free

Website Location

Auditorium 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario

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Saturday, September 22, 2007 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

What is the impact of place on art? How do issues of locality intersect with the character of an art scene? Join us for a panel discussion with leading artists and arts figures that takes up the question of how art centers carry the imprint of place and differ in terms of their art production. The conversation is about the ways that local space and character'the "psychogeography" of the panel title'play into the shaping of the contemporary global art scene. Panelists for the discussion bring wide ranging national and international experience.
They are:
Jessica Bradley of Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, former curator of contemporary art at the Art Gallery of Ontario and the National Gallery of Canada
Nathan Carter, the noted New York multimedia and language artist, represented by the Casey Kaplan Gallery in Chelsea
Greg Girard, the China-based Canadian photographer whose book, Phantom Shanghai, was published this spring by Magenta Foundation
Elizabeth Legge, essayist, art historian and professor of contemporary art at the University of Toronto
Join us at 11 am, Saturday, September 22 as they address the theme and spark some fresh thoughts to carry forward into a day of art gallery tours.

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