SONGS: Alex McLeod and Meghan Lindsay

This one-night-only performance—a collaboration between Alex McLeod and acclaimed, Chicago-based opera singer Meghan Lindsay—re-contextualizes selected historical arias into an immersive virtual setting, affording new meaning and interpretation to our auditory and visual senses. Read More

System of a Gesture

In conjunction with An Archive, But Not An Atlas, join Critical Distance for the live premiere performance of System of a Gesture, choreographed by Camille Rojas in collaboration with Paul-John Elisha and sarah koekkoek. Read More

EMILIA-AMALIA invites Amy Wong

Responding to Beatrice Gibson: Plural Dreams of Social Life through a series of four public programs, EMILIA-AMALIA invite artists and practitioners to consider Gibson’s propositions for collective authorship, feminist histories, and the maternal as an essential point of collision between the self and the external world. Artist Amy Wong hosts… Read More

Christopher Lacroix

Artist Christopher Lacroix presents a live performance in conjunction with the opening of his solo exhibition Perversions come in all sizes. Read More

Danielle Hyde

Presented in conjunction with All the Light That…, artist Danielle Hyde’s performance “Light, Presence Operating Between and Together” draws on experiences with OCD to discuss place-making and how light sees us, exploring light’s relationship with bodies and space. Read More

Minaret Mix: Kat Estacio

The minarets centred in Manar Moursi’s new work “Stairway to Heaven” are the catalysts for the metropolitan development of newly forged communities on the outer, agricultural lands of Cairo. Similar to the call-to-worship recordings that project from the loudspeakers of these minarets, the musical purposes of the traditional Filipino kulintang… Read More

Dayna Danger, Lacie Burning, and Kandace Price

A performance by three collaborators in the exhibition Forward Facing negotiating time, boundaries, and songs. Read More

Fermenting Ourselves (metabolize/in search of a container to hold it)

In this performance lecture, curator-artist Lauren Fournier responds to Laurie Kang’s A Body Knots through the perspective of her own ongoing curatorial research project Fermenting Feminism (2017-). The lecture takes shape as a series of fictocritical propositions on microbial life and death; the esoteric affects of chemicals; the tensions between… Read More

The PERCH Performances

The PERCH is a series of black-and-white photo-based recordings and performance installations dealing with body politics, aesthetics, and gender. Performance schedule: *All performances are 10 minutes in duration. Wed May 9 @ 7pm & 8pm Thu May 10 @ 7pm & 8pm Fri May 11 @ 7pm & 8pm… Read More

Urban Matador: Meet the Artists and Learn to Dance

On Saturday May 12, 19 and 26, take part in related programming for the Open Exhibition Urban Matador. 12-3pm Meet the artists (Angel Torres and dancer Brian Torner) behind Urban Matador 3-4pm Take part in a free intro course to Spanish-matador-themed dance… Read More

Basil AlZeri

Exhibiting artist Basil AlZeri will animate the gallery with a performance during the opening reception. Read More

Vanessa Dion Fletcher: Mnemonic Memory

Mnemonic Memory is a durational performance that recreates images of historic wampum belts using chalk paint on the city’s concrete surfaces. This action creates a space for conversation and education about wampum belts and the treaties they record. This performance is presented in partnership with the City of Mississauga’s public… Read More