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Apr 13-Jun 3, 2017 | reception Thur 4 May, 7-10pm; remarks and artist talk 8pm; performance by Claudia Bernal 8:30pm:
Exhibition – Strike a Chord. To "strike a chord" is to create or trigger an emotional negative or positive response to an action. In this exhibition, artists respond to times of peril and violence: they retaliate with protest, search for healing, all while conjuring an atmosphere of resistance. At times when our role as citizens seems to ever more bluntly demonstrate that actions need to be taken in order for there to be change, Montreal-based artist Claudia Bernal, Toronto-based artists Coco Guzman, Julieta Maria and David Salazar, use performance, video, installation, sculpture and drawing to position themselves as activists in a society that has revealed its ultra-right wing ideology. Curated by Tamara Toledo. Presented in partnership with Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts ... more
Exhibition – Strike a Chord.
To "strike a chord" is to create or trigger an emotional negative or positive response to an action. In this exhibition, artists respond to times of peril and violence: they retaliate with protest, search for healing, all while conjuring an atmosphere of resistance. At times when our role as citizens seems to ever more bluntly demonstrate that actions need to be taken in order for there to be change, Montreal-based artist Claudia Bernal, Toronto-based artists Coco Guzman, Julieta Maria and David Salazar, use performance, video, installation, sculpture and drawing to position themselves as activists in a society that has revealed its ultra-right wing ideology. Curated by Tamara Toledo.
Presented in partnership with Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts.