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The Alternative Tentacle 7

Opening Reception: Friday, May 11, 2012 6-9pmShow runs May 11- May 26, 2012 Featuring student work from 9 of Toronto’s alternative highschools, The Alternative Tentacle returns for its 7th consecutive exhibition at Xpace. This remarkable show inhabits Xpace’s Main Space, Window Space and XBASE with a variety of works, including video and audio works, sculptures, drawings,

Jennie Suddick + Harbourfront Centre = A must see!

As part of their Spring Visual Arts programme, Habourfront Centre presents Jennie Suddick’s Beacon. Fans of road trips and Canadiana will be delighted by Suddick’s carefully crafted miniature rendering of Weber’s Hamburgers, located on Highway 11 in Orillia, Ontario. Beacon is on display from April 21st to July 15th, 2012. The opening reception is Friday


Toronto Free Gallery Presents THE BRIDGE DINNER SERIES: WHAT IS WORK WORTH? PART TWO How Precarious Labour Breeds Competition A dinner & talk about work in the cultural sector this is the seventh talk in the Toronto Free series: The Bridge Saturday April 21, 2012 Dinner & Talk: seating at 7 pm Location: Toronto Free

Today a Legend Died. Viva la Revolution. Derek Liddington

Former Director of XPACE, and forever friend of XPACE, Derek Liddington will be presenting a solo show of his work. Come one, come all! This is gonna be a good one. Daniel Faria Gallery 188 St Helens Avenue, Toronto, ON Opening reception- Friday April 20th 2012, 6-8pm. Artist in attendance. Exhibition runs April 20th-May 26th

Dip and Tie Dye n’ Such Stuff Workshop

Dip into Spring! Saturday, April 28th, 2012 1-5pm We will be having a Dip Dye and Tie Dye workshop to make cooooooool new patterns, colours and styles for your clothes. Bleach your jeans for a ship wrecked look! Dip Dye an old blouse or buton up shirt to make a beautiful gradient! Tie dye some

Artist Statement Tips

XPACE recently hosted a workshop on writing an Artist Statement.  Here’s a brief summary of some do’s and don’ts to writing one.  1. There are two kinds of artist statements. (i) One that explains your overarching practice; and (ii) One that explains a specific work. 2. Statements should be about 300-500 words. (i)    What “is” the

Images Festival

The Images Festival has officially begun.  XPACE is showing works in conjunction with the Festival.  Click here to read about our exhibition, Yesterdays Today, Tomorrow  The opening for the exhibition will take place on Friday April 13, 2012 (tonight) Images Festival is running from April 12 – 21, 2012 Yesterday’s Today, Tomorrow investigates impermanence and the recontextualization

Current Exhibition

Check out some photos from our last  Opening Reception.  The exhibition is running until April 21, 2012.


Pop by XPACE and see our new and uber-fantastic Library -THE CURATED LIBRARY–Texts curated bi-monthly to coincide with exhibitions -NEW XPACE ZINE LIBRARY– Zines, comics, bookworks, anthologies from local and international artists -NEW BOOGIE WOOGIE MIX TAPE LIBRARY– Curatorial project by Sarah Butterill devoted to cassette tape music and sounds. Participants borrow a tape (each home-made cassette

No Permanent Address

Opening Reception: Friday April 13, 2012 from 6-8 pm Images Festival and Gallery TPW are very pleased to co-present work by Mark Boulos. No Permanent Address is a three channel video portrait of the New People’s Army, a Maoist guerrilla group in the Philippines. Shot over several months while living amongst their members, the work speaks to