Upcoming event at CUAG: DOUBLE MAJOR: November Edition

Food Addictions + Global Surrogacy

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 7:00 p.m.

Join us for the third installment of CUAG’s lecture series DOUBLE MAJOR, where we’ll hear from two passionate experts, each speaking for 20 minutes about their subject, after which there will be a Q&A addressing both topics. One speaker is from the Ottawa-Gatineau community, and one is from the Carleton community. DOUBLE MAJOR is a fun and friendly way to stimulate discussion of seemingly disparate topics, and to make new connections between people and ideas. Props encouraged!

Food Addictions (Cindy Deachman) and Global Surrogacy (Vida Panitch)

DOUBLE MAJOR is held at CUAG. Lectures start at 7pm.

DOUBLE MAJOR is brought to you by Carleton University Art Gallery and the Carleton University Alumni Association.

Speakers:
Cindy Deachman has been writing for almost twenty years now. Her work has appeared in various magazines and newspapers—Ottawa Magazine, Carleton University Magazine, and University Affairs, amongst others. From 2001-2003, she published Burnt Toast, a magazine about food, science, and art.

Vida Panitch’s research interests lie in the areas of distributive justice and bioethics. Her work explores the extent to which the concepts of equality, exploitation, and commodification can serve as normative guides to the just distribution of health-related goods and services, both domestically and internationally. While her doctoral work (completed at the University of Toronto in 2008) addressed the normative foundations of liberal welfare programs geared to basic need satisfaction (including the need for health), her current work examines the moral permissibility of emerging commercial health practices.

For the fall program, please visit: http://cuag.carleton.ca/index.php/exhibitions/doublemajor/

Discount parking passes ($4.00 flat rate) will be available for sale at the tunnel entrance near P6 commencing at 6:30 pm. For a map, directions, and parking information see “directions” under “visiting” on CUAG’s web site.

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Now on view: Laura Letinsky, Untitled #31 (from The Dog and the Wolf series), 2009. Chromogenic colour print. Courtesy of the artist and Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York

When asked about exposure time in her photographs, Chicago-based photographer Laura Letinsky answered: “For me, sometimes it’s several hours. Some of The Dog and the Wolf photographs are a long, long exposure, as they were taken at this certain time of night, which is called “the dog and the wolf.” It’s a French phrase referring to when the sun is sinking but there is still light. I wanted to explore that different quality of light because of how it feels.”

You can see more photographs from this series, as well as her earlier work, in Laura Letinsky: Still Life Photographs, 1997-2012, now on view at CUAG.

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Collection Friday! 
Gerald Trottier (b. Ottawa, 1925), The Mocking of Our Lord, 1953.
Watercolour, ink, and graphite on paper. 
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Collection Friday!

Gerald Trottier (b. Ottawa, 1925), The Mocking of Our Lord, 1953.

Watercolour, ink, and graphite on paper. 

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Ottawa Art Scene: Nov 1 - 6

As everyone comes down from their sugar high, let’s check out what’s happening this weekend in the visual arts.

If you haven’t been to the cool artist-run space of Enriched Bread Artists, this weekend is the perfect time to do it. This year’s Open Studio ends this weekend with a couple of interesting-sounding talks. On Friday night, the EBA artists will talk about their experience at Quartair in The Hague, and on Saturday afternoon, Cindy Stelmackowich, Jenny McMaster & Daniel Sharp will discuss their recent residencies in Canada and abroad. It’s a great chance to wander through the studios and chat with some local artists.

On Saturday night, Victoire Boutique will be keeping their doors open late for the vernissage of a Support Local exhibition called Craftwork, which features a collection of hand-knitted, embroidered, and cross-stitched art pieces made by Ottawa locals Julie Gibbons and Natalie Eedson. Come for the cute works (examples here) and stay for the town. pizza!

The Forum Lecture Series is back this fall, with Carleton’s Azreili School partnering with the National Gallery of Canada to bring some of the world’s most exciting and high profile architects to Ottawa. On Monday night, London-based Martha Schwartz will be giving a talk on her design philosophy, which focuses on artistic expression in the landscape. I can’t wait for this.

Have a great weekend!

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Upcoming Event at CUAG: Performing Identities: The Representational Strategies of Kent Monkman and Sophie Calle

Carleton’s Institute of Comparative Studies in Literature, Art, and Culture has organized another Cultural Mediations workshop in the gallery next week. This time, Anna Khimasia, a PhD candidate in Cultural Mediations) and Penny Cousineau-Levine (a professor at University of Ottawa), will be giving talks on contemporary performance art.

The workshop will take place on Thursday, 7 November at 4pm and is free and open to all.

Image: Kent Monkman, Group of Seven Inches performance, McMichael Canadian Art Gallery, 2004. 

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In this screen shot from Young & Giroux’s film Camera Tracing a Spiral Down Viljo Revell’s Toronto City Hall (2010), you can see part of the two curved tower shapes that define the internal volume that contains the white dome of council chambers. As the title suggests, the artists deploy the architecture itself as the mechanism to generate the work.

That’s one way of looking that this example of mid-century architecture.

BlogTO has THIRTEEN more. Check ‘em out here.

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Collection Friday!
George Hawken, Marta, 1974. Intaglio on paper.
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Collection Friday!

George Hawken, Marta, 1974. Intaglio on paper.

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Ottawa Art Scene: October 24 - 30

Tonight is CUAG’s “A Very Artsy Halloween”! We’re so excited to welcome Carleton students in their very finest art-inspired costume (or regular clothes, no biggie) for a night of art-making, film-watching, and music-listening. Oh yah, and candy. More details here. See you tonight!

Tomorrow afternoon, Catherine Sinclair, curator at the Ottawa Art Gallery, will be speaking at Carleton on some of the ideas in her exhibition “Sell Out?”. She’ll address mechanical reproduction and early twentieth-century Canadian landscape artists, like AY Jackson, Arthur Lismer, and JEH Macdonald). The talk is part of the great Friends of Art History lecture series.

The new show at Gallery 101, Bounty/Abondance, opens tomorrow, so head to Centretown for what’s always a good party. The exhibition features work by Chikonzero (Chiko) Chazunguza, and there will be a performance that night as well. The artist’s works are a subversive take on the ongoing inequalities of exchange between contemporary Africa and the Western world.

On Saturday afternoon, photographers Michel Campeau and Robert Burley will be at the National Gallery of Canada to give talks on their respective solo exhibitions, Michel Campeau: Icons of Obsolescence and Robert Burley: Disappearance of Darkness. Check out the exhibitions for free after the talk.

On Wednesday, Michele Provost will also be giving an artist talk at Patrick Mikhail Gallery. The talk is in conjunction with her solo show, Art Now, which recontextualizes images, objects, and quotes taken from Taschen’s Art Now!, a series of volumes listing the most popular contemporary artists at present.

Also on Wednesday evening at 7pm, Carleton professor/curator (and CUAG friend) Ming Tiampo will be leading another Reading Out Loud session at the Ottawa Art Gallery. She will be reading from the gorgeous Gutai: Splendid Playground exhibition catalogue from her recent show at the Guggenheim in New York. Join the conversation!

Tons of stuff to do, have fun!

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Blair Smith will be at A Very Artsy Halloween TOMORROW NIGHT, polarioid camera in hand, to take your foto! I can’t wait to see everyone’s costumes……

p.s. Here is one of her photo works from her recent SPA:O final grad exhibition. Congrats, Blair!

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