Publications Launch Party Thursday, August 17, 2017

1065 Canadian Place, Suite 104
Mississauga, Ontario

Please join us to celebrate the launch of TWO new publications produced by the Blackwood Gallery this summer.

FREE and open to the public.

Image credit: Anchi Lin, To The Shore, 2014. Digital video and a broom, 3:37 minutes, looped. Courtesy the artist.

Publications Launch Party
Take Care and Red Green Blue ≠ White

Thursday, August 17, 2017

1065 Canadian Place, Suite 104
Mississauga, Ontario

A FREE shuttle bus will depart downtown Toronto from Mercer Union, 1286 Bloor Street West at 6pm, returning for 9pm.

Take Care
We are pleased to announce the first issue of the serial broadsheet publication, The Blackwood, which is designed to circulate research and support creative inquiry in advance of an exhibition program. Issue 1 anticipates the Take Care program with contributions from artists, activists, writers, curators, and researchers critically engaging the crisis of care, including texts from Emma Dowling, Lauren Fournier, Kassandra Hangdaan, Park McArthur and Constantina Zavitsanos, Radiodress, Lynx Sainte-Marie, and Sarah Sharma; interviews with Albert Banerjee and Steven Eastwood, Care Watch, and Ai-jen Poo; and projects from CareForce (Marisa Morán Jahn), Labrador Land Protectors, Carolyn Lazard, Anchi Lin, Onaman Collective, Chloé Roubert and Gemma Savio, and Tania Willard.

The Blackwood, Issue 1 is available as a FREE download.

Red Green Blue ≠ White
We are also pleased to announce the launch of Red Green Blue ≠ White, a digital publication and curatorial project by Johnson Ngo, that follows from the 2013 group exhibition of the same name. The publication includes essays by Emelie Chhangur, Francisco Fernando-Granados, commissioned artist’s projects by Brendan Fernandes and Kristina Lee Podesva, and works by Golboo Amani, Chun Hua Catherine Dong, Aryen Hoekstra, Manolo Lugo, Kika Nicolela, and Jude Norris.   

7pm: Letters & Handshakes (Greig de Peuter and Christine Shaw) on Take Care

7:15pm: Roundtable with Take Care broadsheet contributors Lauren Fournier, Lynx Sainte-Marie, and Sarah Sharma

8pm: Curator and Editor Johnson Ngo on Red Green Blue ≠ White

8:15pm: Group reading of Other forms of conviviality…, a series of scores by Park McArthur and Constantina Zavitsanos, published in The Blackwood: Take Care


The Blackwood Gallery gratefully acknowledges the operating support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the University of Toronto Mississauga.