Exhibitions

The Body of Language and the Motion of Words

The Body of Language and the Motion of Words

March 10 – April 15, 2017 Stephanie Deumer (Los Angeles) The Body of Language and the Motion of Words Opening reception Friday, March 10 at 8pm. Artist Talk directly preceding the opening reception at 7pm, in the PAVED Arts main gallery space. The Body of Language and the Motion of Words is a sculptural video installation […]

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Relationships between two or more spaces, audience and performer, modified. – Tim Dallett

Relationships between two or more spaces, audience and performer, modified. – Tim Dallett

January 20 – February 18, 2017 Tim Dallett Relationships between two or more spaces, audience and performer, modified. Artist Talk/Performance 7:30, Friday January 20th in the PAVED Arts Main Gallery Space An essay about the exhibition, entitled Deadpan Humour and Dead Technology Summon a Spirited Examination of the Cast-off  by Sandee Moore, can be downloaded here. Tim […]

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Tar Sands: Approaching An Anthropocentric Site

Tar Sands: Approaching An Anthropocentric Site

Ernst Logar (Vienna, Austria) November 4 – December 10, 2016 Curated by David LaRiviere Opening reception for Tar Sands – Friday, November 4 at 8 p.m. This exhibition aims to render visible various complex manifestations that characterize the ongoing oil mining developments in Northern Alberta. In what the artist termed his research phase (2015-2016), Logar has twice […]

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TL;DR (Too Long; Didn’t Read)

TL;DR (Too Long; Didn’t Read)

Bruce Montcombroux September 16 – October 22, 2016. Opening reception: Friday, September 16th at 8pm. Bruce Montcombroux will be presenting an artist talk on Friday, September 16th at 7pm just prior to the opening reception. Bruce Montcombroux approaches material and electronics as a means to co-mingle topography-as-mapping and topology-as-organizational structure. Montcombroux is influenced by personal experiences that include frequent moves, residing […]

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Billboard Project by Jeff Thomas  – Metamorphosis: Get Up and Dance

Billboard Project by Jeff Thomas – Metamorphosis: Get Up and Dance

July and August 2016 | 424 20th Street West Presented by PAVED Arts + AKA Artist-Run This event is held in conjunction with the Wanuskewin Heritage Park galleries new exhibition The Dancing Grounds by Jeff Thomas. The opening reception and artist talk is from 2-5 pm on July 9th at Wanuskewin Heritage Park. Jeff Thomas is an urban-based Iroquois, […]

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Zoé T. : spectres et autres apparitions

Zoé T. : spectres et autres apparitions

A SOUND INSTALLATION By MARTINE H. CRISPO May 6-June 18, 2016. Opening Reception: Friday, May 6th at 8PM Martine H. Crispo will present a kinetic sound and light installation that is tailored to the architectural features of the PAVED Arts gallery space. From the artist’s statement about her work: “We are surrounded by light. Our eyes detect it and record […]

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Resolution

Resolution

March 11-April 16, 2016.  Karla Griffin, Stephanie Norris and Barbara Reimer Opening Reception: Friday, March 11 at 8PM Panel Discussion: Saturday, March 12 at 4PM Presented in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Prairie Light Photography Festival What does “resolution” mean to the photograph in the context of a digital domain? How does an artwork inscribe a space for […]

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Sebastian + The Boxer

Sebastian + The Boxer

January 15-February 20, 2016. Laura Taler (Ottawa, ON) Sebastian + The Boxer Opening reception: Friday, January 15th @ 8pm. Laura Taler will be presenting an artist talk on Friday, January 15 @ 7pm in the second floor event space. The questioning of linear progress is at the centre of Sebastian and The Boxer.  For both […]

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The Surface

The Surface

Chun Hua Catherine Dong (Montreal, QC.) November 6 – December 12, 2015 Opening Reception Friday, November 6 at 8 p.m. Chun Hua Catherine Dong will be giving an artist talk in the PAVED Arts Main Gallery space at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 6, directly preceding the opening reception. The Surface brings together several video and […]

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12 Hours of Night

12 Hours of Night

12 Hours of Night is a series of photographs created for Culture Days and the Saskatoon “Nuit Blanche” in response to the exhibition Calendar Girls on view at Paved Arts. Artists Michelle Gagne, Emily M. Kohlert, Samra K. Sheikh and Kyle Zurevinski collaborated on the photographs and chose to represent twelve hours from dusk until dawn. Working in pairs, […]

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Calendar Girls

Calendar Girls

A Video Installation by Lisa Birke September 11 – October 17th Opening Reception: Friday September 11th 8PM Twelve Calendar Girls, exemplifying different character types, enter landscapes representing the months of the year. Initially, all of the Girls stand motionless facing the viewer until a conductor’s baton is heard taping, counting in the orchestration. The work is […]

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PAVED Arts Senior Production Residency – Scott Benesiinaabandan (Montreal)

PAVED Arts Senior Production Residency – Scott Benesiinaabandan (Montreal)

The production residency will run from July 7th to the 19th. Please join us for a public exhibition of the media project undertaken by Scott during his time at PAVED Arts. One day only! Saturday, July 18th from 7-10pm in the PAVED Arts Main Gallery Space. Scott Benesiinaabandan is an Anishinabe intermedia artist that works […]

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An Edward Poitras Billboard Project “Don’t Speak”

An Edward Poitras Billboard Project “Don’t Speak”

This presentation is co-produced by TRIBE Inc., PAVED Arts and aka artist-run, and held in conjunction with the TRIBE Inc. 20th Anniversary Project: May 19- June 27, 2015. An Edward Poitras Billboard Project Don’t Speak For the subject of his billboard project, Edward Poitras drew from archival photographs of young girls in the residential school […]

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The Ultimate Warriors

The Ultimate Warriors

Bear Witness (Ottawa, ON.) TRIBE Inc. 20th Anniversary Project May 19 – June 27, 2015. Opening Reception, Friday May 29 7PM Multimedia artist Bear Witness mines our media environment for pop cultural images of First Nations people as depicted in film, television and through the internet. In his work he remixes such representations in a variety […]

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Video Terrarium

Video Terrarium

Allison Moore (Montreal, QC.) March 13th – April 25th, 2015 Opening Reception, Friday March 13th 8PM Artist Workshop with Allison Moore: Saturday, March 14 at 1 p.m. Allison Moore’s Video Terrariums are a collection of panoramic video landscapes that use multiple screens to integrate various animation and compositing techniques. Moore’s use of the broad composition also references the […]

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Good Dog Bad Dog

Good Dog Bad Dog

Ed Janzen (Kingsville, ON) January 23rd – February 27th 2015 I too am not a bit tamed, I too am untranslatable. I sound my barbaric YAWP over the roofs of the world.(1) And what I assume you shall assume.(2) At his accompanying talk to his sculptural / video installation at paved titled Good Dog Bad […]

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Testimony

Testimony

K.C. Adams and Terrance Houle 
Curated by Felicia Gay November 7- December 12, 2014 PAVED Arts & AKA Artist-Run hosted a reception for Stronger Than Stone in conjunction with joint openings for Testimony, Transformation & Warrior Woman: Stop the Silence.  Testimony is a powerful way in which Indigenous groups can speak to difficult knowledge, taboo or […]

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Off Route 2

Off Route 2

Amanda Dawn Christie (Moncton) September 12-October 17, 2014 Going Off-Route What does it mean for a film to reveal its apparatus and betray the constructedness of the illusions that it projects? What’s at stake in moments like the one you see in the image above, a shot from Amanda Dawn Christie’s film installation Off-Route 2? […]

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Outstanding Outdoor

Outstanding Outdoor

Anti-Advertising Billboard Project Scott Massey, Vancouver, BC. September – November, 2014 

“I THINK that I shall never see A billboard lovely as a tree. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I’ll never see a tree at all.” ~ Ogden Nash In early July, 2014, PAVED Arts issued a nation wide call for submissions for what was […]

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Inaugurations (Two Instances of Illumination)

Inaugurations (Two Instances of Illumination)

Yam Lau (Toronto) May 2 – June  6, 2014. A Well Fitted Suit I first met Yam Lau in the second year of our respective undergraduate studies in Fine Art, some 28 years ago at the University of Alberta. Reflecting on those early years seems like contemplating another life, and as with so many of […]

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Stereo Malala Opening Reception May 23rd 8:00 PM

Stereo Malala Opening Reception May 23rd 8:00 PM

Keeley Haftner (Saskatoon) 
May 23 – June  6, 2014.

 Public Reception: Friday, May 23 @ 8:00. Stereo Malala is a multimedia sculpture consisting of a lit speaker displaying a stereoscopic 3D image of Malala Yousafzai, and projecting composite sound sourced from dubstep, electronica, and the Pakistani anthem. A tribute to this remarkable young feminist that […]

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Town & Country

Town & Country

Anitra Hamilton (Toronto) March 14 – April 18, 2014. Town & Country: The Art of Consumption Boris Groys’ writings on “The Art of Stalinism” have become an invaluable touchstone for much of my recent critical thought. Before I go yet again to his ideas to facilitate my own, let me explain that his insights into […]

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Memorsion

Memorsion

Manuel Chantre (Montreal) January 17 – February 21, 2014. “Memorsion is a feature exhibition of the first annual Saskatchewan Prairie Light Photography Festival.“ “Buildings are received in a twofold manner: by use and by perception.”1 When Marshall McLuhan wrote his famous aphorism, “the medium is the message,” he could have been predicting a show like […]

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