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November 2018
Free

Artist Talk | Tim Whiten

November 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
MOCA Toronto, 158 Sterling Rd.
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2B2 Canada
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Tim Whiten MOCA

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.

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A Conversation with Rajni Perera

November 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MOCA Toronto, 158 Sterling Rd.
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2B2 Canada
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Rajni Perera MOCA Toronto

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…

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Green Screen Workshop with Andy Holden

November 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MOCA Toronto, 158 Sterling Rd.
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2B2 Canada
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Andy Holden

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.

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$5 - $15

‘Laws of Motion in a Cartoon Landscape’ | Andy Holden LIVE

November 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
MOCA Toronto, 158 Sterling Rd.
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2B2 Canada
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Andy Holden MOCA Toronto

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.

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Introduction to BELIEVE

November 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MOCA Toronto, 158 Sterling Rd.
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2B2 Canada
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BELIEVE TOUR

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.

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October 2018

Art Toronto

October 26, 2018 - October 29, 2018
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Art Toronto

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.

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Free

Cultivating Legibilities of Disagreement with The Department of Unusual Certainties, Pamila Matharu, and Public Studio

October 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MOCA Toronto, 158 Sterling Rd.
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2B2 Canada
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The Department of Unusual Certainties, Pamila Matharu, Public Studio explore disagreement in different disciplines including urban geographies, pedagogy, and architecture.

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Difficult Conversations with Niki Landau

October 13, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
MOCA Toronto, 158 Sterling Rd.
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2B2 Canada
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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.

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All the Headlines We Can’t Agree With (Reading the Paper, Together) Hiba Abdallah and Justin Langlois

October 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - October 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am
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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.

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September 2018
Free

DEMOS – A Reconstruction – Nuit Blanche at MOCA

September 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - September 30, 2018 @ 7:00 am
MOCA Toronto, 158 Sterling Rd.
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2B2 Canada
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DEMOS A Reconstruction

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.

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