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Toon’s on Transit 2016

Toon’s on Transit 2016

TOON’S ON TRANSIT PRESENTS LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHS ON SASKATOON BUSES AND AT THE SASKATOON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Starting Monday, September 19, as part of the second annual Toon’s On Transit, fifty local photographers will have their work displayed on Saskatoon transit buses as well as the Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport for a […]

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Toon’s On Transit

Toon’s On Transit

A mobile exhibition of photography on board Saskatoon Public Transit from mid-September until November.  In collaboration with Sask Lotteries, City of Saskatoon, and Saskatoon Transit In June of 2015 PAVED Arts, with support from the City of Saskatoon, embarked upon a unique project of placing the work of Saskatoon area photographers onto city transit. The […]

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Toon’s Kitchen: New Voices

Toon’s Kitchen: New Voices

Opening Reception Friday, March 13 at 8pm. March 13-28, 2015 Featuring new video works by Ni Shao, Olha Tkachenko, Kevin Wesaquate and Yake Zhang. Project mentored by Jody Polowick. Responding to an open call issued in July, 2014, the four artists selected for the “New Voices” project bring to bear a wide array of perspectives […]

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Toon’s Kitchen XVII “Reflections on Quietude”

Toon’s Kitchen XVII “Reflections on Quietude”

John Morgan February 13- February 27, 2015. Opening Reception Friday, February 13 @ 7:30PM. John Morgan is a former founding member of Video Verite in Saskatoon and continues to be an active member of the media arts community in Saskatoon.  PAVED Arts is proud to showcase a collection of his work in this instalment of […]

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Toon’s Kitchen XVI “Compound Theory 2a”

Toon’s Kitchen XVI “Compound Theory 2a”

Terry Billings January 23- February 6, 2015. Opening Reception Friday, January 23 @ 8PM.In her video, audio, mixed media and installation work, Billings examines the relationship between nature and culture and the boundaries between public forms of understanding and subjective experience. Compound Theory 2a is brief proposal of other-creaturely perceptions of time and space as […]

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Toon’s Kitchen XV: Equal

Toon’s Kitchen XV: Equal

Jordan Schwab Opening Reception: Friday, March 14 at 8PM. Read Tod Emel’s Essay on Jordan Schwabs work here. Jordan Schwab will present a mixed media piece entitled Equal, an installation that riffs on the famous piece of land art by Michael Heizer entitled Double Negative. In the summer of 2013 Jordan made the trek to […]

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Toon’s Kitchen XIV: Kitsch In Toons

Toon’s Kitchen XIV: Kitsch In Toons

Peter Stinson and Red Smarteez Opening Reception: Friday, March 14 at 8PM. Kitsch In Toons is a short satirical documentary video about an art collection. The art to be discussed is from a collection of  vintage “wall accessories” picked up at garage sales and thrift stores by a single minded collector in the 1990’s. This […]

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Toon’s Kitchen XII: First Impressions

Toon’s Kitchen XII: First Impressions

Jane McWhirter (Saskatoon) Essay by Karla Griffin January 17 – 31, 2014. Public Reception: Friday, January 17@ 8:00. Emerging artist Jane McWhirter has developed a Toon’s Kitchen project by drawing content directly from the “public” yet virtual space of an online dating website. First Impressions is a video artwork based on what people choose to […]

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Toon’s Kitchen XIII: Daddy Sets The Beat

Toon’s Kitchen XIII: Daddy Sets The Beat

Amber Christensen & Karen Polowick Essay by Megan Morman January 17 – 31, 2014 Public Reception: Friday, January 17@ 8:00. Amber Christensen and Karen Polowick have been working together since 2009 and are inspired by the work of early feminist video artists such as Martha Rosler’s Semiotics of the Kitchen and also by contemporary artists […]

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Toon’s Kitchen XI: School Of Athens

Toon’s Kitchen XI: School Of Athens

Toon’s Kitchen XI featuring Allysha Larsen Opens November 8th @ 8pm. The multi-channel video School of Athens was shot in Saskatchewan in 2013. Dramatic figures populate rural landscapes, seemingly incongruent with each other and their surroundings. Characters act out a surreal morality play full of charged allegory. Central to the piece are two sets of […]

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Toon’s Kitchen X: Transqueery

Toon’s Kitchen X: Transqueery

Miki Mappin (Saskatoon) A Critical Text will be written by Andrea Ledding July 5 to July 19, 2013. Public Reception: Friday, July 5@ 8:00. Transqueery, Miki Encounters the Neil Richards Collection Miki, a somewhat eccentric trans gender individual is asked to submit a proposal for an artwork which would engage with a queer collection at […]

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Toon’s Kitchen IX: Liquid Braille,

Toon’s Kitchen IX: Liquid Braille,

A video installation by Emma Jean Anderson March 15th – March 30th, 2013 Emerging artist Emma Jean Anderson will present a video work that contemplates identity, not as a constant essence, but rather as a contingent and evolving complexity. This project is the final iteration of the first cycle of Toon’s Kitchen presentations. Commissioned essay […]

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Toon’s Kitchen VIII: The Knot

Toon’s Kitchen VIII: The Knot

Troy Gronsdahl Exhibition dates: February 15th – March 2nd, 2013 Opening reception: Friday, February 15th @ 8:00 PM. Delicious snacks and a signature refreshment will be available. With “The Knot,” Saskatoon-based artist Troy Gronsdahl offers up a quiet, poetic intervention that transpires between subject and landscape. The artist begins with an ubiquitous but beautifully composed […]

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Toon’s Kitchen VII : Trail Home

Toon’s Kitchen VII : Trail Home

 A Video Installation by Rowan Pantel January 18 – February 2, 2013 Please join us for the opening reception of Trail Home on Friday, January 18th at 8PM. Rowan Pantel, Trail Home “And when you’re alone there’s a very good chance you’ll meet things that scare you right out of your pants. There are some, […]

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Toon’s Kitchen VI: Insult To Injury

Toon’s Kitchen VI: Insult To Injury

PAVED Arts proudly presents the 6th instalment of the Toon’s Kitchen series… Insult To Injury A Collaboration between poet Janet Marie Rogers and media artist Marcel Petit. November 23rd – December 8th, 2012. Please Join Us for the Opening Reception: Friday, November 23rd, 5:00 to 6:45 PM. This project begins as a response to harmful […]

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Toon’s Kitchen V: The Beaver Goes Logging

Toon’s Kitchen V: The Beaver Goes Logging

by Michael Farnan November 2nd-17th, 2012 Michael Farnan’s work explores themes of colonial encroachment in ways that are at once critical and humorous. The beaver motif invoked in this video work refers to Canadian symbolism, as much as such emblems come to stand for national “pride,” but with a decidedly absurdist  treatment that begs critical […]

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Toon’s Kitchen: The Saskatoon Screening Room “Supper’s Ready”

Toon’s Kitchen: The Saskatoon Screening Room “Supper’s Ready”

PAVED Arts is proud to present The 4th Installment of Toon’s Kitchen: The Saskatoon Screening Room Supper’s Ready by Callen Diederichs September 14-28th, 2012 An accompanying critical text will be writen by Marcel Petit. Please join us for the premiere screening of Callen Diederichs’ Supper’s Ready September 14th at 8:00PM in the PAVED Arts Media […]

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Toon’s Kitchen: The Saskatoon Screening Room “Forest Man”

Toon’s Kitchen: The Saskatoon Screening Room “Forest Man”

Paved Arts Proudly Presents: The 3rd Edition of Toon’s Kitchen: The Saskatoon Screening Room Dallas Kruszelnicki’s Forest Man July 24 – August 3, 2012 An accompanying critical text will be written by Mark Ferguson. Please join us for the premiere screening of Dallas Kruszelnicki’s FOREST MAN – Friday,July 27 at 8:00PM. The artist will accompany […]

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Toon’s Kitchen: The Saskatoon Screening Room “Tales From the Deep”

Toon’s Kitchen: The Saskatoon Screening Room “Tales From the Deep”

Paved Arts Proudly Presents: The 2nd Edition of Toon’s Kitchen: The Saskatoon Screening Room Clark Ferguson’s Tales From the Deep July 06 – 19, 2012 In the spirit of full disclosure I feel it necessary to begin by stating that I have known Clark since high school some twenty odd years ago and participated in […]

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The Inaugural Exhibition of Toon’s Kitchen: The Saskatoon Screening Room

The Inaugural Exhibition of Toon’s Kitchen: The Saskatoon Screening Room

Paul Atkins & Ian Campbell’s “Video Club Retrospective” June 1 – June 16, 2012 Please join us for a special opening reception on Friday June 1st from 8-10pm Serious Goof Offs “‘Goofing off’ is a quality that… requires developing a fine-tuned sense of what it means to pause long enough and distance oneself enough from […]

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