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Opening Reception @ XPACE

Join us for an Opening Reception on Friday, November 18 for our Window Space, Main Space and XBase exhibitions. When: November 18 – December 10, 2011Where: 58 Ossington Avenue, Toronto Drinks and snacks will be served, with the artists mingling and available for conversation. WINDOW SPACE:artist: Laura Paolinititle: ‘I’m tired of being fucked.’ MAIN SPACE:artists:

What does Jeff Koons have to do with the XPACE Window Space?

Above: Laura Paolini’s I’m Tired of Being Fucked, 2011; below: Jeff Koons’ Balloon Dog, 1994-2000 This month, from November 18th, XPACE’s window space will be showing a piece by Toronto artist Laura Paolini that references artist Jeff Koons’ attempt to sue San Francisco gallery Park Life, and Toronto design company Imm-Living for copyright violation. Imm-Living

Upcoming Submissions Deadlines at Artist-Run Centres Across Canada!

There are lots of deadlines coming up soon for artists’ proposals and project proposals at artist-run centres across the country. We thought we’d compile a list of these deadlines and spaces as well as list the centres that take submissions throughout the year. Just in case you’re looking for something to do over the holidays…….

Call for submissions: Gleaner December cover-art

The Gleaner Community Press is a local independent press that servesToronto’s west downtown communities with two monthly newspapers, TheAnnex Gleaner and The Liberty Gleaner. Every holiday edition, the Gleaner features community andholiday-themed artwork on our December covers. They are currentlylooking for submissions reflecting this theme.In the past, the covers have generally been traditionalinterpretations of this

TYPE on Queen

Located on 883 Queen Street West TYPE is one of two book stores in Toronto (the other at 427 Spadina Road) specializing in art/design/culture reads. As well as mushroom chairs, Lego architecture, and a children’s section in the back with neat illustrated stories and toys. Check out their website for events, flyers, and photos.

Art Metropole!

It is always a good time to go to Art Metropole. The space specializes in selling multiples made by Canadian and international artists, and is a great way to buy your own piece of affordable art or give them as gifts (in time for the holidays perhaps?). Founded in 1974 by members of the Canadian conceptual artist


XPACE will be hosting an UNDERWEAR DANCE PARTY* for the closing reception of Lindsay Denise’s “Dancing With Myself & Others,” which has been on display for the past 4 weeks.Attendees are encouraged to participate in the exhibit through exhibitionism and share their groovy moves. DJ FoodCourt will take the lid off your id and dish

Good Intentions

Monday’s feeling a bit bland?Stop by Type Books tonight where Jon Sasaki is launching his humourous catalogue “Good Intentions.” “Good Intentions is the first monograph on this dryly hilarious and ever-hopeful artist’s multifaceted practice. Through his videos, objects, performance and installation, Jon Sasaki investigates an eternal optimism that is filled with the trappings of failure.

New Phenomena

Alexandra Mackenzie’s solo exhibition, “New Phenomena” is showing at Gallery at 129 Ossington from November 2 to 26, 2011. “Alexandra Mackenzie’s drawings unfold their intricate details like the hieroglyphs of an advanced urban society, diagramming the grotesque aspects of life and death, and the unexplainable nature of the universe. Expertly drafted, her work explores both the

Stormy Hands @ XPACE’s External Space

Join us at XPACE’s External Space (located in the Jim Meekison student lounge to the left of the cafe and Great Hall at OCADU) for an artist talk by Sarah D’Angelo, and screening of her two claymation videos: It Speaks to Me and her most recent, Stormy Hands. Stormy Hands will be unveiled at the talk,