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Farihah Shah – Timeraiser 150

Farihah Shah, P8, Prefix series, 2016

Farihah Shah, Untitled (P8), Prefix series, 2016


What is Timeraiser?

Timeraiser is a party for social good, supporting artists and nonprofits. Here’s your chance to kickstart your art collection by giving back to your community. Bid volunteer time, not dollars, for original art by emerging Canadian artists. Bidding starts at 25 hours and maxes out at 100 hours. If a piece you love reaches 100 hours, anyone can match that bid and we’ll draw a winner at random from the 100-hour bids once the auction ends.  If you win, you have one year to finish volunteer hours and claim your piece of art. The best part? Volunteer with any nonprofit(s) you choose! Download the Timetracker app to keep track of all your volunteer hours and send them directly to us!

Timeraiser150 Toronto pulls out all the stops to throw a great party – from live performances to delicious local food and drink!

Wed, May 24th,  7:30 p.m. Doors open at The Power Plant
8:30-9:30 p.m. Art auction
Live band
12:00 a.m. Last call

This event sells out every year. Don’t miss out and get your tickets early!
Timeraiser150 is a Canada 150 Signature Project supporting emerging Canadian artists and nonprofit organizations.

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.


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. 



Winter Opening Party – The Power Plant


Winter Opening Party at The Power Plant.

Join us for a FREE party to celebrate the opening of the major group exhibition, The Unfinished Conversation: Encoding/Decoding on view from 23 January 2015 until 18 May 2015.

*Free Admission 

When: Friday January 23rd at 8:00pm

Where: The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, 231 Queens Quay W., Toronto, On., M5J2G8

The Power Plant – Sunday Scene


Installation view of Spectres by Sven Augustijnen

Please join Marvin Luvualu Antonio, 4th year OCAD U Photography Thesis Student, as he leads a discussion inspired by the new exhibition The Unfinished Conversation: Encoding/Decoding at the Power Plant for Sunday Scene.  Congratulations Marvin!

*Free Admission 

About Sunday Scene:  Speakers from the world of art and beyond offer their responses to the current exhibitions. Whether focusing on a single work/artist or on multiple exhibitions, guest presenters draw provocative connections between our programs and broader cultural and intellectual debates.

When: Sunday February 1st at 2:00pm

Where: The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, 231 Queens Quay W., Toronto, On., M5J2G8

Sunday Scene Link:  http://www.thepowerplant.org/ProgramsEvents/Programs/Sunday-Scene/Marvin-Luvualu-Antonio.aspx

Exhibition Link:  http://www.thepowerplant.org/Exhibitions/2015/Winter-Spring/The-Unfinished-Conversation–Encoding-Decoding.aspx

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