Toon’s Kitchen

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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