Programming — 2008

Sarah Sense, The Sex is in the Mouth, Narrative I, 2008, digital prints, mylar

HOW: Engagements with the “Hollywood Indian”

Sarah Sense, Nadya Kwandibens, Walter Kahero:ton Scott, Torry Mendoza, Rosalie Favell

Main Gallery

October 17 – November 21, 2008

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Claudia Bernal, Made of the Same Blood, 2007

Pilgrimage of Wanderers

Claudia Bernal, José Mansilla-Miranda, Osvaldo Ramirez Castillo, José Luis Torres, Elisa Monreal, Gilda Monreal, Guillermina Buzio

Main Gallery

September 5 – October 10, 2008

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James Luna, Apparitions, 2008
James Luna, Apparitions, 2008

Enacting Emancipation

James Luna, Emily Jacir, Erica Lord, John Halaka

Main Gallery

June 28 – August 2, 2008

Opening June 28, 2008, 4:00 pm–7:00 pm

Curated by: Vicky Moufawad-Paul, Tannis Nielsen

Adam David Brown, Core Sample: The History of Art (detail), 2006, Janson's The History of Art (modified), video projection, table

Obsolete Concepts

Adam David Brown, Marco D’Andrea, Beth Howe, John Latour, Craig Leonard, Cindy Stelmackowich, Karen Trask

Main Gallery

May 9 – June 13, 2008

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Documentary Uncertainty

Stephen Andrews, John Greyson, Hito Steyerl

Main Gallery

March 29 – May 2, 2008

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Other events involving Hito Steyerl, John Greyson, and Stephen Andrews:
-Thursday April 10 4pm all three artists participate in a panel discussion on The Documentary hosted by the Images Festival @ the Gladstone Hotel. Other panelists include Werner Ruzicka, Director of the Duisburger Filmwoche in Germany and member of this year's Images Festival Jury; as well as moderator Sharon Hayashi, Assistant Professor, Film Studies, York University.
-Hito Steyerl will be offering a Graduate Workshop on Essay Film at York University on Saturday April 12, and will be participating in a Symposium on Autobiography and Film at the University of Toronto April 10 & 11. The symposium ends with a screening of three films and a discussion with the artist at the Camera Bar,1028 Queen St W, April 11, 7:30 pm

For more information on Hito Steyerl's Toronto appearances, please visit the Goethe-Institut at or contact Doina Popescu at For more information on the 21st annual Images Festival, April 3-13, please visit

David Khang, 'Mediamorphosis' 2006, Performance with live monarch butterflies, human wisdom teeth, raw beef tongue


Nao Bustamante, Juan ‘Cheto’ Castellano, Naufus Ramirez Figueroa, David Khang, Irene Loughlin, Natalie Loveless, Coco Rico

Main Gallery

February 23 – March 21, 2008

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Performances Saturday February 23, starting at 6:30 pm
6:30 David Khang, Untitled
6:45 Naufus Ramirez Figueroa, White Slavery in Toronto
7:15 Irene Loughlin, Mythical Grotesques
8:00 Cheto Castellano, Pies con Barro and Muddied Feet
8:45 Nao Bustamante, Given over to Want

Peter Kingstone, Charles L. Roberts, the War Years, Video Still, (Original image from the Frogmen, 1951), 2006.

War Zones

Guillermina Buzio, Derek Hardinge, Peter Kingstone, Jorge Lozano, Afshin Matlabi

Main Gallery

January 11 – February 15, 2008

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Domestic Violence

Scott Waters

Inner Space

January 11 – February 15, 2008

Critical Art & Culture