2013

DEAD AIR

DEAD AIR

Steven Bates (Montreal, QC.) November 8 to December 7, 2013 Silence, Time and Dead Air On the radio silence is not permitted. Dead air – the absence of audible programmed material – suggests instability and disorder: warfare (an attack on a transmission tower), loss of revenue (advertising), human or technical error. A radio performance in […]

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OUTER SPACE

OUTER SPACE

Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen (Brooklyn, N.Y./Stockholm, SWE.) Ryan Park (Toronto, ON.) September 13 – October 19, 2013 Between 13 September and 19 October 2013, Paved Arts held Outer Space, a show that put Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen’s multimedia exhibit, Space Fiction and the Archives, into dialogue with Ryan Park’s video installations: Rabbit and Dark is the Night […]

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Memories of a Naturalist

Memories of a Naturalist

Curated by David LaRiviere May 17 to June 21, 2013. Maria Whiteman (Edmonton) Clint Wilson (Edmonton) Curated by David LaRiviere. Text by David LaRiviere. Memories of a Naturalist How is it that the Memories of a Naturalist should relate to the work of artists Maria Whiteman and Clint Wilson? In order to address this question […]

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The Performative Lens

The Performative Lens

Evergon (Montreal) and Bart Gazzola (Saskatoon) March 15 – April 20, 2013 “People always venerate the wrong thing,” write Louis Armand, in his recent novel Breakfast at Midnight. In a discussion about the ubiquity of suffering, Armand punctuates the acid noir landscape, remarking “The crucifixion’s beautiful because it’s ordinary.” I am given to thinking about […]

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