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MOCCA’s current exhibits

The Xpace crew went to check out MOCCA’s latest exhibitions.Here are a few images from all three spaces. Enjoy.

Double Shot – Artist Talk

DOUBLE SHOTTwo Artist Talks – One Night Johnson NgoDaryl Vocat When: Wednesday February 15th, 6 to 9 pm.Where:  Toronto School of Art, 410 Adelaide St. West, Toronto. Johnson Ngo is currently performing at the 33rd Rhubarb Festival at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. A Toronto sculptor and performance artist, Johnson is the co-chair of Trinity Square Video

Juan Ortiz-Apuy Realia Series: American Tourister at Whippersnapper!

February 16th – March 17th, 2012Opening Reception: Feb. 16, 7-10pm In Realia Series: American Tourister, artist Juan Ortiz-Apuy has modified an original set of the iconic American Tourister travel suitcase to mechanically inflate and deflate as passersby traverse the sidewalk in front of the Whippersnapper Gallery. Connotative of the necessarily physical characteristic of mobility, Ortiz-Apuy’s

FEAST 02 Winners Shannon Linde and Edward Birnbaum Host a Love Sauna!!

Grab a drink of the Café and mosey on up to the second floor, where the Gladstone Hotel will host The Toronto Love Sauna. The Toronto Love Sauna is a public installation that transforms a room at the Gladstone into a community-accessible sauna for the 2012 Valentine’s Day.  Based on the theme of winter solace,

Running With Concepts: Call For Submissions & Registration

The Blackwood Gallery presentsRUNNING WITH CONCEPTSMAY 5 & 6, 2012A TWO DAY HYBRID* EVENTLED BY FOUR DISTINGUISHED GUESTS: *Part-workshop, part-conference, part-crit session, part-masterclass, part pechakucha (but longer), part ignite (but longer still). Michael Fernandes(artist, Nova Scotia College of Art & Design)Peggy Gale (independent curator, Toronto), Sheila Heti(writer, Toronto)and Mark Lanctôt (curator, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal). Moderated bySuzanne Carte(independent curator,


Rebecca CairnsInchoate [in-koh-it]: being only partly in existence; imperfectly formed; formless; not yet completed Rebecca Cairns ‘Inchoate’ is a direct passage into the unformed, incomplete and indefinite states of human existence. Image by image the observer is submerged into a dream state, one that drifts through a series of beautifully mystifying experiences, and wakes just

Tonight: Urban Field Speakers Series

The Urban Field Speakers Series centres on the role of art in transforming the experience of the city. Through lectures, audio-visual presentations and discussions, it explores how creative practices can help improve the quality of urban life and planning in Toronto and around the world. This series of monthly events brings together an array of

Hennesey Youngman artist talk

Hey all, there was an artist talk with Jayson Musson, the man behind the youtube sensation Hennessey Youngman’s ART THOUGHTZ at the Drake last Tuesday. The XPACE team checked it out, with mixed reviews on our part. I recently read a review by art critic Sholem Krishtalka, check it out here An Art Thoughtz video…. ART THOUGHTZ: Damien

Art Creates Change @ OCAD U

Art Creates ChangeThe Kym Pruesse Speaker Series: Carol Condé and Karl BeveridgeThursday, February 9, 2012, 7 p.m.Auditorium, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto. Long-time collaborators Carol Condé and Karl Beveridge have pioneered new ways of representing the resilience and resistance, struggles and strivings, of working peoples. Their staged photograph reconstructions reference various art historical and cultural practices

The Canadian Art Foundation Editorial Residency

The Canadian Art Foundation Editorial Residency is a national prize awarded annually to a current undergraduate, graduate or other post-secondary student with an interest in developing expertise in the realm of professional art-magazine publishing. The award involves a nine-week summer residency at Canadian Art magazine and The winning student will hone writing and editing