Greater Toronto Art 2021: Videos

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_videos 05_documentation 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_videos 05_documentation 06_credits Content Spotlights: Sahar Te Spotlights: Kara Springer Spotlights: Pamila Matharu Spotlights: Oluseye Spotlights: Ghazaleh Avarzamani Spotlights: Nour Bishouty Spotlights: Native Art Department International Spotlights: Common Accounts Spotlights: Jesse Chun Spotlights: Jagdeep Raina Spotlights: Tom Chung Spotlights: Jennifer Rose Sciarrino Spotlights: Ashoona […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: GTA360 – Virtual

GTA360's map from Mozilla Hubs

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits ENTER GTA360 Welcome to GTA360, a digital realm for online experimentation by artists and a space where you can meet others virtually and engage in conversations around the hosted works, and the role of digital tools within contemporary art and design […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Ghazaleh Avarzamani

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits Mashrabiya invites us to question the public accessibility of museums like MOCA through modes of open and obscured visibility. Offering a play on Islamic window screens, which permit views from inside out but not from outside in, this piece stands as […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Walter Scott

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_videos 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_videos 05_gallery 06_credits Central to his practice is an interest in identity: namely, how one sees oneself in the world and the angst that often surfaces in the process of self-presentation. Across all his chosen mediums, Scott’s protagonists are caught in vulnerable moments. They […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Jagdeep Raina

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits Punjab, 1946: workers staged an agrarian revolt, now known as the Harsha Chhina Mogha Morcha. The revolt occurred in response to the British Government’s decision to decrease the supply of irrigation water to farmers by remodelling the moghas (canal outlets). The […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Jennifer Rose Sciarrino

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits In this new body of work, Sciarrino sourced rocks from Ontario.  Ranging in geologic age, these stones hold unfathomable memory. Yet Sciarrino focuses on the stones’ materiality and latent potential that she finds within them at this particular moment in time. […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Jesse Chun

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits Developed for this exhibition, Chun’s new mirrored projections disrupt colonial narratives, particularly so-called official texts that articulate an ambition to conquer celestial bodies. O (for various skies) (2021) draws from bureaucratic documents surrounding outer space and the United States government’s colonial […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Julia Dault

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits Dault often fuses industrial and handmade practices, creating a sense of tension in production: using her body to bend stiff building materials, mechanically repeating her hand gestures, and wielding combs and squeegees instead of paintbrushes. In some cases, Dault treats materials—like […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Kara Springer

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits Recently, Springer has turned her focus towards macro photography to look closely at broken, mundane or overlooked industrial materials. During a residency in Houston, Texas—one of the so-called energy capitals of the world—Springer captured the passage of daylight across plates of […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Artists

Three windows show outside of the museum's building and two pairs of two mirrors meet perpendicularly on the floor between the windows. The mirrors sitting against the wall show various text.

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_videos 05_documentation 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_videos 05_documentation 06_credits Ashoona Ashoona and Alexa Hatanaka View Work Ghazaleh Avarzamani View Work Nour Bishouty View Work Jesse Chun View Work Tom Chung View Work Common Accounts – Igor Bragado and Miles Gertler View Work Julia Dault View Work Azza El Siddique View […]