MOCCA and One Hour Empire invite you to the launch of the publication Empire of Dreams in the MOCCA retail shop on Saturday, October 23, from 2 to 5 pm.
Empire of Dreams is the 3rd issue of Toronto-based art journal “One Hour Empire” and features reproductions of work by the 22 artists included in the recent smash-hit exhibition Empire of Dreams that took place this past summer at MOCCA. The smartly designed magazine-style journal also includes interviews with participating artists Samina Mansuri, Sara Graham, David Han and Janet Jones; a specially commissioned interview with Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak conducted by Mike Hoolboom; and texts by An Te Liu, Joda Clement, Josh Thorpe, Yvonne Lammerich, exhibition curator David Liss, with additional texts by Eldon Garnet, Dan Bazuin, and Mark F. Jull, and a 4-page project by Jade Rude and Bruno Billio. All this and more for the very reasonable price of $10.00 dollars!!! Buy the mag! Meet the artists! See the exhibitions, David Hoffos: Scenes from the House Dream in our main space, BMO 1st Art! in our newly expanded project room and brand-new by Stefan Hoffman in the Media/Retail Lounge. An afternoon of fun for the whole family!
The publication for the exhibition Empire of Dreams has been made possible with the support of Matthew Teitelbaum, Partners in Art, the RBC Foundation, and David Blackwood. Partners in Art would like to acknowledge the support of First Capital, BMO Financial Group, Aastra, Rogers, TD Securities, C.A Delaney Capital Management Ltd, Gluskin Sheff, Odgers Berndtson, RP Investment Advisors, St. Joseph Communications, and UBS.