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Month: May 2017

Meera Margaret Singh at Surrey Art Gallery

Lalbagh, 2015, video still (detail) © Meera Margaret Singh

Lalbagh, 2015, video still (detail) © Meera Margaret Singh

“Explore the boundary between theatre and real life in this three-channel video of India’s Lalbagh.”

Must-see video work from Meera Margaret Singh is on view now at Surrey Art Gallery. The exhibit is presented as part of the explorASIAN festival.

Where: Surrey Art Gallery, 13750 – 88 Avenue, Surrey, BC
When: Apr 22, 2017 – Feb 18, 2018

For more information, visit the City of Surrey website.

Miles Collyer Featured CONTACT Exhibition at Open Studio

Mike Brick, 2015 © Miles Collyer

Mike Brick, 2015 © Miles Collyer

Join Miles Collyer at his featured CONTACT exhibition, ‘The Inhabitants of Space’, on view soon at Open Studio. He will be showing work alongside Derek Coulombe, Erika DeFreitas, and Alexis Dirks.

When: May 13–June 10
Where: Open Studio, 401 Richmond Street West, Suite 104, Toronto, ON
Opening Reception: Friday, May 12, 6:30pm–8:30pm

For more information, visit the CONTACT website.

Grad Party Tonight!


Grad Ex exhibitors, Thesis, Landmarks & DS students
Jenn Long is throwing a KARAOKE PARTY Tonight: May 5th, 9-11pm!

After Grad Ex closes at 8pm, we will meet at the Print Finishing room and then head to/meet at Bar + (360 Yonge St, 2nd floor above Swiss Chalet) for 9pm. For the price of $5, you will be served pizza, sugary treats and some wonderful memories in our private room! (Everyone must purchase their own beverages from the bar.)

Space is limited to 30 people (19+), so make sure your name is on the list my emailing Jenn Long at jlong@faculty.ocadu.ca

Grad Ex 102

instaparentsCongratulations to all of the artists exhibiting in Grad Ex 102!  Check out our Instagram account @ocadu_photo and Facebook page for a peak at some of the festivities from opening night!

Grad Ex continues:

Friday, May 5, 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 6, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 7, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.



Meera Margaret Singh at Zalucky Contemporary

Bound, 2012 © Meera Margaret Singh

Bound, 2012 © Meera Margaret Singh

Kick off CONTACT Photography festival with Meera Margaret Singh at her featured exhibition, “Jardim”. Work on display at Zalucky Contemporary will be from her 2012 residency in Brazil. Don’t miss the artist talk for this!

Where: Zalucky Contemporary, 3044 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON
When: May 6–June 3, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 6, 4pm–6pm
Artist Talk:  Saturday, May 27, 3 pm

For more information, visit the CONTACT website.

Phoenix, 2012 © Meera Margaret Singh

Phoenix, 2012 © Meera Margaret Singh

Gateway, 2012 © Meera Margaret Singh

Gateway, 2012 © Meera Margaret Singh

Photo Students in CONTACT Show at Fleishman Gallery


Sensitive Souls, from the series ‘A Place to Call My Own’, 2016 © Meghan Boyle

Congratulations to current students Lesia Miga, Morgan Sears-Williams, Nazila Niazi, and Meghan Boyle for their CONTACT exhibition “Bed of Roses” at Fleishman Gallery! Check out their show opening on May 2nd to hear more about the work.

Where: Fleishman Gallery, 25 Baldwin Street, Toronto, ON
When: May 2–30, 2017
Opening Reception: May 2, 6pm–9pm

For more information, visit the CONTACT website.


WDIWTBWIGU2, from the series, ‘What Do I Want to Be When I Grow Up?’, 2016 © Lesia Miga


Forbidden Love, 2017 © Morgan Sears-Williams


Transposed, 2017 © Nazila Niazi

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