2014

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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Stronger Than Stone – Opening Reception

Stronger Than Stone – Opening Reception

Saturday, November 22 8pm AKA & PAVED are pleased to host a reception for Stronger Than Stone on Saturday, November 22 at 8pm in conjunction with joint openings for Testimony (at PAVED Arts) Transformation,  & Warrior Woman: Stop the Silence (at AKA Artist-Run). Both exhibition are curated by Felicia Gay. Join the FaceBook event here.

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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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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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