Art Book Week Events at YYZ
Launch of YYZBOOKS’ most recent publication What is our Role? Artists in Academia and the Post-Knowledge Economy edited by Jaclyn Meloche Ph.D.
Friday 6 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Zine-Making Workshop lead by Sheila Sampath from The Public
Saturday 7 July, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Spectral Ledger by Steven Cottingham
This text by STEVEN COTTINGHAM was published alongside KRISTA BELLE STEWART’S exhibition, A Guest a Host a Ghost. There can be no doubt that the colonial paradigm is a question of haunting. What remains for debate, however, is the assignation of roles. Who is haunting…
Elicser Elliott: YYZ Lending Library
Elicser Elliott explores narrative structures, new surfaces, and new sensations through the lens of more than a decade spent in the global aerosol art community. A distinctive character-based practice, the work of Elicser is highly visible in major cities from Toronto to South America to…
When Things Occur by Doreen Mende
When Things Occur (2016) by Oraib Toukan is based on Skype conversations with Gaza inhabitants who were behind the images that were transmitted from screen to screen in the summer of 2014. The subsequent remarks are organised in four short segments that end up with open questions which expand the reflections touched upon here.