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May 2021

TD Community Sunday: Experimenting with Oozing Oobleck

May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Register nowOnline pre-registration requiredIn her films, artist Mika Rottenberg explores the different ways we can interact with matter. Her film, Spaghetti Blockchain, which is also the title of her exhibition at MOCA, shows colourful objects being melted, burned, squished, and sliced. When we handle an object or material, it will behave based on its state of matter - solid, liquid, or gas. But what if a material acted like two different states of matter at the same time? For our May…

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April 2021

TD Community Sunday: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Sculpture Art with Naz Rahbar

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Register nowOnline pre-registration required Making a sculpture out of found and recycled materials can have endless possibilities! It can also help the environment by reducing waste. Join artist Naz Rahbar in this virtual workshop and make a sculpture out of recycled objects. This activity will get us thinking about our relationship to matter and materials, similar to Mika Rottenberg in her exhibition Spaghetti Blockchain. Workshop Facilitator:Naz Rahbar is a Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist with drawing at the core of their practice;…

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March 2021

TD Community Sunday: Make a Mahjong Tile Treasure Box with Christie Carrière

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
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Register nowOnline pre-registration required Join artist Christie Carrière for this live workshop where you will learn how to make your own Mahjong Tile Treasure Box! Christie will show participants how to trace, cut out, and glue your treasure box together. Then, she will show you some different ways to decorate your box, including how to make it look like a real mahjong tile! If you’re really dedicated, you can make all 144 tiles and play a game of giant mahjong.…

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Michael Lin in Conversation with Kathleen Bartels

March 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Register nowOnline pre-registration required Join MOCA’s Executive Director Kathleen Bartels and artist Michael Lin for a discussion that explores a decade of Lin’s monumental painting installations. In 2010 Lin was commissioned by Bartels and her curatorial team to create a significant painting intervention that was installed on the exterior of the Vancouver Art Gallery. The project invited visitors to reconsider the building's history and neo-classical architecture in a new light, while acknowledging the city's diverse cultural traditions. Titled A Modest…

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January 2021

TD Community Sunday: Paint your Cake with Libby Brewer-Dulac from Sift Baking Co.

January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free
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Register nowOnline pre-registration required Get creative with cake! Try a new way to let your creativity flow… with buttercream! In this hands-on online workshop, you’ll get an introduction to the palette knife painting technique using Swiss meringue buttercream with Libby Brewer-Dulac from Sift Baking Co. Taking the lead from artist Michael Lin and his current MOCA exhibition Archipelago, we’ll look to everyday fabrics for inspiration to bring design to your dessert. Workshop Facilitator Libby Brewer-Dulac - Toronto based, East Coast…

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December 2020

Tea Base: Mahjong Live Zoom Hall

December 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Register nowOnline pre-registration requiredJoin Tea Base for a performative Mahjong game where a family group, Hannia, Jade and Chau Cheng will play together with Florence Yee facilitating and the audience acting as the fourth player! From December 2020 - March 2021, Tea Base is in residence with MOCA. A plan to host monthly Mahjong Halls on Michael Lin’s installation Archipelago (2020) has been reformatted to launch online. Once MOCA can reopen and it is safe to do so, the programme will activate…

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March 2020

Archiving Eden: Seed Exchange by Dornith Doherty

March 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MOCA Toronto, 158 Sterling Rd.
Toronto, Canada
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Seed Exchange Hands

"Archiving Eden: Exchange" presents x-ray images of 5,000 seeds — the smallest number required to preserve a single plant species.

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Drawing to Communicate with Dalia Hassan

March 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MOCA Toronto, 158 Sterling Rd.
Toronto, Canada
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Free
Dalia Hassan

Though drawing is typically viewed as a springboard to further artistic production, this workshop will explore drawing as a fundamental practice in its own right.

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Archiving Eden: Seed Exchange by Dornith Doherty

March 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MOCA Toronto, 158 Sterling Rd.
Toronto, Canada
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Seed Exchange Hands

"Archiving Eden: Exchange" presents x-ray images of 5,000 seeds — the smallest number required to preserve a single plant species.

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EVERYWHERE BEEN THERE

March 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm

MOCA Toronto, 158 Sterling Rd.
Toronto, Canada
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Free
Megan Rooney

Presented as part of the exhibition "HUSH SKY MURMUR HOLE" by Megan Rooney, this three-chapter performance further animates notions of traditional femininity, domesticity, consumption-based societies and the mythological that occur throughout Rooney’s practice.

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