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CONVERSALóN_17 with Canadian artist Mike Hoolboom

This face is projection and projector. Under capitalism, the projector works to reproduce the world as a series of commodities that have value only if they haven’t been consumed... The act of enjoyment even the enjoyment of each other for instances consumes the value conferred upon it by economic exchange and turn us into [...]

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CONVERSALóN_16 with Mexican artist Betsabeé Romero

Betsabeé Romero is known internationally for her large-scale public works and unconventional approaches to trace-making. Her work incorporates materials and techniques from vernacular tradition and popular arts as a mode of cultural resistance and as a form of festive celebration. Romero explores themes ranging from the megalopolis of Mexico City to pollution, border culture, migration, and [...]

By |2018-05-17T09:41:51-04:00May 16th, 2018|Last events|Comments Off on CONVERSALóN_16 with Mexican artist Betsabeé Romero

CONVERSALóN_15 with Chilean artists, Manuel Carrión Lira and Antonio Calibán Catrileo

Collective Araya Carrión: The collective consists of Chilean artists Antonio Calibán Catrileo and Manuel Carrión Lira.  Araya Carrión has developed artistic research projects, which are understood as a constant process that includes text, diagrams, video, performance documentation and material installation. They work within the framework of art as a political and action-based practice that can shape and comment on current political realities. Through an [...]

By |2018-05-17T09:37:38-04:00May 17th, 2018|Last events|Comments Off on CONVERSALóN_15 with Chilean artists, Manuel Carrión Lira and Antonio Calibán Catrileo

CONVERSALóN_14 with Exquisite Corpse Video Project (ECVP)

The Exquisite Corpse Video Project (ECVP) is a unique video collaboration among artists from all over the world, inspired by the Surrealist creation method, the “Exquisite Corpse”. Using the semi-blind, sequential method of the surrealists’ game, ECVP participants create video art in response to the final ten seconds of the previous member’s work. Each [...]

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CONVERSALóN_13 with Mexican-Canadian artist Laura Barron

Laura Barrón, is a photo and video based artist and arts educator. Her work has been shown in various countries including Mexico, Canada, the United States, Japan, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela. Laura was born in Mexico City. In 2003 she moved to Toronto where she currently lives. Laura is part of the SNCA (National System [...]

By |2018-05-17T10:43:33-04:00May 17th, 2018|Last events|Comments Off on CONVERSALóN_13 with Mexican-Canadian artist Laura Barron

CONVERSALóN_12 Gallery 44 for the NS Photo Exchange project

For this edition of Conversalon, we presented the works of 8 artists from Argentina, Mexico and Uruguay: Luján Agusti, Melania Liendo, Santiago Hafford, Nahuel AlfonsoSofía Manrique, Cecilia Estalles, Jasmine Bakalarz, Christian Rodriguez. All of the artists are affiliated in one way or another, with the exhibition at Gallery 44 for the NS Photo Exchange [...]

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CONVERSALóN_11 with Canadian artist Nell Tenhaaf and English artist Paul Bush

CONVERSALON we presented electronic media artist Nell Tenhaaf from Toronto and Paul Bush, English filmmaker most well-known for experimental stop frame animation. The event was spiced up by a delicious vegetarian dinner cooked by Jorge and Alexandra. (The main dish: fruit curry!!! ) Nell Tenhaaf (born in 1951 in Oshawa, Ontario) is a Canadian, Toronto-based [...]

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CONVERSALóN_10 with Canadian artists soJin Chun, Kadija de Paula and June Pak.

soJin Chun is a Toronto-based artist working in photography, video and installation. Chun’s experience living in the Korean diaspora in Bolivia and Canada influences her work, which looks at the idiosyncratic moments of everyday life in its inconclusive and contradictory nature. By creating works that are whimsical, soJin pokes fun of her own personal [...]

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CONVERSALóN_9 with Brazilian artists KIka Nicolela, Israeli artist Thomas Israel

Kika Nicolela is a Brazilian artist, filmmaker and independent curator, living between Brussels and São Paulo. Graduated in Film and Video by the University of Sao Paulo, Nicolela has also completed a Master of Fine Arts at the Zurich University of the Arts. The artist was nominated for the international award EXTRACT – Young [...]

By |2018-05-17T22:07:08-04:00May 17th, 2018|Last events|Comments Off on CONVERSALóN_9 with Brazilian artists KIka Nicolela, Israeli artist Thomas Israel

Conversation with Park Chankook and ConverSalón @ CineCycle

Conversation with Park Chankook and ConverSalon CineCycle (129 Spadina Ave.) May 8th, 2018.  7pm For this occasion, Park Chan-Kook (Seoul, Korea) will be in conversation with Rebecca Garret and Alexandra Gelis from ConverSalon (Toronto, Canada). This conversation will be centred around the complexity and ramifications of the artists’ roleduring the [...]

By |2018-05-16T16:34:05-04:00May 7th, 2018|Last projects|Comments Off on Conversation with Park Chankook and ConverSalón @ CineCycle