Tim Whiten is a Toronto-based creator of charged objects that embody myths and narratives, bringing these stories alive and affirming their relevance to the times in which we live.Find out more »
Open to Engage and Immerse members Go behind-the-scenes of Rajni Perera's Talisman, currently on view in the exhibition BELIEVE. Members are invited to an intimate talk with Perera and a tour of the woodshop of her collaborator, artist Yorgo Liapis, right on Sterling Rd. Meet the artist and learn about the inspiration and creation of this artwork. About Talisman The double-throne Talisman, a collaboration with artist Yorgo Liapis, is at once a retelling of history, a speculative form and an…Find out more »
Artist Andy Holden introduces the influence of cartoon landscapes, characters and scripts on the world of contemporary art and his practice in particular. Participants will have the chance to delve into his research for Laws of Motion in a Cartoon Landscape, work on cartoon scripts, make cartoon objects as props and then literally enter into the animated world via simple green-screen technology.Find out more »
In this special live performance, Holden is transported into the cartoon-world via green-screen technology. This leap into a series of familiar landscapes unfolds an astonishing journey through the history of animation, critical theory, physics and art, before arriving at contemporary politics and Holden’s theory that the world has now come to resemble a cartoon.Find out more »
Tour with curator, David Liss
Join us for a 20-minute introductory tour. Meet on Floor 1 under Kendell Geers' 'BE:LIE:VE' installation.
No registration needed.
Please purchase your admission ticket in advance.
Canada’s international fair for modern and contemporary art, returns this fall in its 19th season. Visit MOCA at Booth 13 and learn about our programs, view select artworks and become a member.Find out more »
Cultivating Legibilities of Disagreement with The Department of Unusual Certainties, Pamila Matharu, and Public Studio
The Department of Unusual Certainties, Pamila Matharu, Public Studio explore disagreement in different disciplines including urban geographies, pedagogy, and architecture.Find out more »
Niki Landau, both a theatre artist and alternative dispute resolution practitioner, will facilitate conversations around disagreement through a series of exercises that help build useful skills such as self-awareness, listening, compassion, and mutual understanding.Find out more »
All the Headlines We Can’t Agree With (Reading the Paper, Together) Hiba Abdallah and Justin Langlois
Hiba Abdallah and Justin Langlois welcome visitors to a collective newspaper reading activity. Visitors will work with the artists to scroll through current newspaper articles and highlighting headlines, quotes, and arguments they disagree with. The exercise will emphasise how points of disagreement with representations of the world around us can be a catalyst for meaningful conversations.Find out more »
Relationships that are constantly negotiated in the age of the Internet are explored in three dimensions by Andreas Angelidakis’s DEMOS - A Reconstruction.
The work consists of 74 foam modules that have been arranged for Nuit Blanche into a fixed structure designed by the artist. This amphitheatre-like space can be used as seating from which to watch three videos that trace the story of Angelidakis’s first Soft Ruin that was produced in 2007 to his current installation at MOCA.Find out more »