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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.

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

Sunday Scene: Meera Margaret Singh

OCAD Photo Faculty, Meera Margaret Singh, is the featured artist to speak in The Power Plant’s Sunday Scene series of talks, happening this Sunday, March 20th at 2:00 PM.

The Sunday Scene Series features speakers from the world of art and beyond offer their responses to current exhibitions.

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Meera Margaret Singh is a Toronto-based visual artist. She holds a BA in Anthropology and a BFA in Photography from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg as well as an MFA from Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec. Singh received several awards and residences and has exhibited her work across Canada and internationally. Currently, Singh is an instructor in the Photography department at OCAD University. She will discuss Patrick Bernachez’s exhibition Les Temps inachevés.

EVENT DETAILS

Date and Time: 20 March 2016 | 2:00 PM

Location: The Power Plant

Admission: FREE

Link to the > Facebook Event

 

Interview with artist Patrick Bernatchez within the framework of his exhibition Les Temps inachevésat Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain. 

 

 

This week at OCAD U: The Feminist Art Conference

 

Mark your calendars and be sure to attend this weeks’ Feminist Art Conference!
Recent photography alumniLana Missen and Allison Morris will be presenting, along side photo faculty member Meera Margaret Singh

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Surendra Lawoti and Meera Margaret Singh Exhibition

Beyond Measure: Domesticating Distance
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 72 Queen Street, Civic Centre (Oshawa)
5 Sept 2015 – 3 Jan 2016

Surendra Lawoti, "Walden Pond/Mirror (detail)" from "Of Light and Longing", 2014-2015

Surendra Lawoti, “Walden Pond/Mirror (detail)” from “Of Light and Longing”, 2014-2015

Featuring work by :

Meera Margaret Singh (OCAD U, Photo Faculty)
Surendra Lawoti (OCAD U, Photo Faculty)
Abdullah M. I. Syed
Asma Sultana
Tazeen Qayyum

Curated by Ambereen Siddiqui

In collaboration with The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, SAVAC presents Beyond Measure: Domesticating Distance.

The exhibition brings together the works of five contemporary South Asian artists as they examine the voids and brims of living in a diaspora. Tazeen QayyumAbdullah M.I. SyedAsma SultanaSurendra Lawoti and Meera Margaret Singh critically dissect cultural duality and the resulting hybrid identities. They share accounts that add to an overarching collective narrative that has come to describe an in-between space. Hovering between recollection, narration and reflection their works record acts of searching for the familiar in the foreign, of repurposing the past in the present and of locating oneself within displacement. Working with performance and installation, photography and sculpture, writing and sewing and moving image and text, their multidisciplinary practices echo the diversity of their layered experiences.

Emanating from personal narratives, the works carry a deliberate autobiographical significance as each artist dissects the fissures and dislocations caused by distance. Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, England, Australia, Brazil, America, and Canada provide the spaces and intertwining histories for these accounts shaped by movement. The exhibition collocates these works to further understand, as well as complicate, ideas of familiarity and strangeness, nostalgia and paranoia, and community and the individual.

This project is supported with a grant from the OAC through a Culturally Diverse Curatorial Project grant.

Course Spotlight: Professional Practice

Course Spotlight: CROS 3001- Professional Practice

This course will be a great chance to build your knowledge of what is possible for your personal work and other career goals, allowing you to form directions and goals for your practice both in and out of the studio.
The class uses many formats including lectures, panel discussions, hands-on workshops and group discussions on varied practices. It also features many guest speakers and site visits we have from artists, curators, writers, gallerists, residency facilitators, etc. who you can meet and have one-on-one discussions with.

Start making connections and GET OUT THERE!

Fall 2015: Fridays at 11:50
Faculty: Derek Liddington & Jennie Suddick

Winter 2016: Fridays at 3:10
Faculty: Michelle Forsyth & Meera Margaret Singh

 

Check out the course description and if you have any questions about the course, or just want to know more email jsuddick@faculty.ocadu.ca

Meera Margaret Singh Exhibition Extended!

Art Gallery of Ontario (Craig Boyko)

Art Gallery of Ontario (Craig Boyko)

Faculty Meera Margaret Singh’s current intervention in the AGO’s European Collection (above) has been extended until Sept 29th!  Additionally, her new video works will remain on display in the Air Studio until August 14th.  Don’t miss it!

Meera Margaret Singh at the AGO

 

Next week is the last chance to see faculty member  Meera Margaret Singh’s  work on display at the AGO!  Don’t miss it!

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