OPEN ACCESS: A DEMONSTRATION     Carmen Papalia
Jun
23
to Aug 13

OPEN ACCESS: A DEMONSTRATION Carmen Papalia

Open Access: A Demonstration highlights documentation, objects, and ephemera from Papalia’s practice-based research on the topic of organizing for accessibility and mutual aid.

Image: Carmen Papalia, Blind Field Shuttle, performance presented as part of the In the Power of Your Care exhibition, The 8th Floor Gallery, New York City (2016), Photo by William Furio.

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ART IS ART
Mar
10
to Apr 16

ART IS ART

  • OAG Annex inside Ottawa City Hall (map)
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Highlighting the synergy between visual art and music, this exhibition will showcase the visual art practices of prominent Canadian recording artists. Commissioned by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), JUNO Award Winners will create works of visual art that celebrate the creative connection between these two disciplinary fields. In conjunction with the JUNO Awards which will be hosted in Ottawa in 2017, these works will be unveiled for the first time at the Ottawa Art Gallery Annex. 

Image: Tom Wilson, Mystic Highway, 2015, oil on wood, 182.88 cm x 182.88 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: CARAS/The JUNO Awards.

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When Raven Became Spider
Jan
20
to Feb 26

When Raven Became Spider

  • OAG Annex inside Ottawa City Hall (map)
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Taking its title from a Sonny Assu button blanket depicting Spiderman in a traditional Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw style, When Raven Became Spider is guest curated by Vancouver-based Gitxaala/British, curator, artist and writer Leena Minifie. Minifie’s research examines supernatural characters in Indigenous art and modern comic superheroes.

Image: Shaun Beyale, The Time Traveler, ink, gray Copic marker, and white Gellyroll pen on paper, 2015, courtesy of the artist

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