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Canadian Art Gallery Hop 2010

Barbara Balfour in conversation with Dan Adler

EVENT DATE
SATURDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2010, 1:00PM – 1:30PM

ADMISSION
FREE

Exhibitions, Past, YYZUNLIMITED »

David Court & Josh Thorpe: Around YYZ

This year-long project, part of our YYZUNLIMITED programme, consists of a series of five audio tours of the built environment around YYZ. These tours are informal, meandering conversations, offering a casual but analytic inquiry, beginning at YYZ and moving out from there.

Essays »

A Matter of L and D by Barbara Balfour

My first inclination is to say something humourous, to deflect attention from the thing itself. I don’t want you to think it’s a matter of life and death, to use an overused expression, because it isn’t. Or if it does relate to life and death, then it’s about the space in which living and dying are so close as to be almost indistinguishable.

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Text and Perception in Living & Dying by Caroline Seck Langill

Barbara Balfour’s recent body of work haunted me in unusual ways since I began to contemplate its meaning for this essay. Memories of the era, of my own coming of age resurfaced and implicated themselves as part of the extended cognitive system I was drawing upon in order to consider these canny lithographs.

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Improper Human-ness by Patricia Reed

In their latest installation of cut-up of disfigured statuettes and accumulated objects of varying significance, Hadley+Maxwell have embraced the spirit of aphorism. Composed of fragments, interrupted surfaces and separations, the duo take up the timeless perplexities of human self-definition with whimsical experimentation.

Exhibitions, Past »

Hadley + Maxwell: “who can resist a Human? who doesn’t finger lies?”

EXHIBITION DATES
SATURDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2010 – SATURDAY 11 DECEMBER 2010

OPENING RECEPTION
THURSDAY 09 SEPTEMBER 2010, 8:00PM – 10:00PM

Exhibitions, Past »

Barbara Balfour: Living & Dying

EXHIBITION DATES
SATURDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2010 – SATURDAY 11 DECEMBER 2010

OPENING RECEPTION
THURSDAY 09 SEPTEMBER 2010, 8:00PM – 10:00PM