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Ayesha Hameed, Fire Fences and Flight, 2007

Monitor Reruns

Nurjahan Akhlaq, Ayesha Hameed, P. Mansaram, Vivek Shraya, The Torontonians

Main Gallery

March 28 – May 3, 2014

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Curator Talk with Shai Heredia & Srimoyee Mitra: Friday April 11, 3 - 4 PM

A Space Gallery is proud to partner with SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Centre) and the Images Festival to present Monitor Reruns. The exhibition brings together five Canadian artists whose works represent the last decade of Monitor and engage with themes ranging from personal narratives of trauma to accounts of colonial history, migration and queerness. Monitor Reruns looks to the past to reinterpret the politics, histories and identities that continue to shape the South Asian diaspora and subcontinent.

Related Events:

Monitor 10: New South Asian Short Film + Video takes place on April 24th, 2014, 7 – 9 PM. Jackman Hall, 317 Dundas St. West, Toronto. http://www.savac.net/

The 27th annual Images Festival will take place in Toronto from April 10-19, 2014. http://www.imagesfestival.com


Nurjahan Akhlaq is an artist and filmmaker based in Toronto, Canada. Her films have screened at festivals internationally and have won numerous awards. She has a BFA in Filmmaking from Concordia University, Montreal and an MFA from Goldsmiths College, London.

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