Friday, October 10, 2008

EXHIBITION: 2 x 6 & other fall Harbourfront Centre visual arts (until November 9)

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Glass piece by Benjamin Kikkert

Exhibition: 2 x 6:
Micah Adams, Alisha Boyd, Niko Dimitrijevic, Benjamin Kikket, Julie Laschuk and Rose-Angeli Ringor at Harbourfront Centre (Until November 9)

A new exhibition is on until November 9 at Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West)

Micah Adams (Metal), Alisha Boyd (Metal), Niko Dimitrijevic (Glass), Benjamin Kikkert (Glass), Julie Laschuk (Textile), and Rose-Angeli Ringor (Ceramics) showcase current works drawing attention to the broad range of expression in contemporary craft practice. In a continuation of Harbourfront Centre's mandate to foster links and collaborations within the artist-in-residency programme, the exhibition emphasizes possibility. Curated by Melanie Egan and Patrick Macaulay.

Regular hours for The Craft Studio: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Other Fall Visual Arts Exhibitions at Harbourfront Centre:

Arcade: Panya Clark Espinal, John Dickson, Alex Geddie, Gordon Hicks, Annie MacDonell and Sally McKay have taken decommissioned exhibits from the Ontario Science Centre that once sparked curiosity about science and transformed them using the lexicon of art. Also features new writing by award-winning sci-fi author Robert J. Sawyer.
DANCE DANCE REVOLUTIONS COMPANY: Margaux Williamson features a video installation composed of footage taped from the internet of teenagers from around the world dancing in their basements.
I Stand on Guard: Mona Kamal is a photography installation that examines whether Canadian multiculturalism helps Canadians preserve their cultures, or whether it creates a strange hybrid of identities.
Book Variations, organized by the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, presents the work of 49 book artists from across Canada.
PERSONAL SPACE features installations by Donald Chong, lateral architecture and NIPpaysage, along with new writing by Andrew Westoll.
Bye - Bye Baby + Celestial Echoes: Michelle Sank features two bodies of photographic work that looks at developing adulthood within the milieu of today’s British society.
I don’t ever want this to end: Geneviève Jodouin explores how quiet moments can bring people closer together.
New book work by Calgary artist Angela Silver in Etym.

For more information call 416-973-4000 or visit the website.


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