Motel in Volume: XPACE’s Annual Anthology

The premiere issue of VOLUME, XPACE’s annual anthology of exhibition essays and support material is now available for FREE! Two essays featured in the publication are from the MOTEL exhibition which was presented at Xpace in the summer of 2009. It includes  Su-Ying Lee’s Choose Your Own Adventure Museum and Suzanne Carte-Blanchenot’s Thank You for… Continue reading Motel in Volume: XPACE’s Annual Anthology

MOTELIZATION

April 21 to June 19, 2010 Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop’s University Sherbrooke, Quebec opening reception April 21st, 5 to 7PM Andrew King & Angela Silver (Calgary and Montreal), Alison S. M. Kobayashi (Toronto) & Gintas Tirilis (Mississauga), Chantal Séguin (Sherbrooke), Andrée Anne Vien (Montréal) curated by Genevieve Chevalier Taking on the subject of recent… Continue reading MOTELIZATION

2nd Annual Damascus Video Art Festival, Syria

2nd Annual Damascus Video Art Festival April 10 to 17, 2010 presented by All Art Now Bab Musala St, Damascus, Syria Eat your words (2005) will be in the “Made in Toronto, Canada” program, curated by Aisha Jamal. In 2009 AllArtNow launched its first festival with the desire to introduce contemporary art and its processes… Continue reading 2nd Annual Damascus Video Art Festival, Syria

Cry School Yearbook at Artists & Models

ARTISTS + MODELS: STIMULUS a fundraiser for Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center MAY 1, 2010 Rock Harbor Yard 57 Tonawanda Street Buffalo, NY $15 Advanced Tickets $20 at the Door Cry School Yearbook will set up a makeover station at this year’s Artists and Models event. Cry School Yearbook is a collaboration between Jennie Suddick, Alison… Continue reading Cry School Yearbook at Artists & Models

Cut and Run presents Dan Carter at Artists’ Television Access

OTHER PEOPLE Friday April 2, 2010 Artists’ Television Access 992 Valencia Street San Francisco, California 8PM, doors at 7:30PM $6 Cut and Run presents a night of storytelling. This set of arcane short films produced by filmmakers from throughout the world come together to acquaint us with the stories of the lost and found, silenced,… Continue reading Cut and Run presents Dan Carter at Artists’ Television Access

Pleasure Dome presents: Don’t Talk to Strangers at Trinity Square Video

Harry Dodge (Los Angeles) and Alison S.M. Kobayashi (Toronto) Opening: Saturday, February 6, 2—5pm Saturday, February 6 to Saturday, March 6 Trinity Square Video 401 Richmond St. West, Suite 376 Pleasure Dome is pleased to present the two-person exhibition Don’t Talk to Strangers featuring a new single-channel video by Los Angeles artist Harry Dodge and… Continue reading Pleasure Dome presents: Don’t Talk to Strangers at Trinity Square Video

ZineBi 51, Bilbao International Film Festival

CICLO RÍETE MI AMOR / Laugh my Darling Cycle Laugh, my darling. Humour in feminist / Queer contemporary cinema A screening series curated by Laida Lertxundi in conjunction with ZineBi 51, Bilbao International Film Festival. November 24-27th, 2009 Guggenheim Museum Auditorium, Bilbao, Spain Ríete Mi Amor, A screening series at the Guggenheim Bilbao, curated by… Continue reading ZineBi 51, Bilbao International Film Festival

DO GOOD at Toronto Reel Asian Festival

Blinded By Goodness Program Thursday November 12, 2009 1:00 PM National Film Board Cinema 150 John St @ Richmond St W YOUTH PRESENTATION | RATED: 14A Advance tickets sold out! Same day tickets sales only. For more information about the Blinded by Goodness Programme CLICK HERE! For more information about the Toronto Reel Asian Film… Continue reading DO GOOD at Toronto Reel Asian Festival

Fall In at Blackwood Gallery

Fall In October 26 – December 13, 2009 With Annie Onyi Cheung, Sophie Bélair Clément, Gillian Collyer, Zev Farber, Alison S. M. Kobayashi, Ryan Park, Roula Partheniou, Joshua Schwebel and Josh Thorpe Curated by Christof Migone The search for descent is not the erecting of foundations: on the contrary, it disturbs what was previously considered… Continue reading Fall In at Blackwood Gallery

Cry School Yearbook at Nuit Blanche

Cry School Yearbook is a collaboration between Jennie Suddick, Alison S. M. Kobayashi and Emily Gove where the artists provide goth, metalhead and stoner makeovers to willing participants. The participants will then have their photographs taken in traditional graduation gowns. The portraits will be assembled at CrySchoolYearbook.com to create the ultimate yearbook of high school… Continue reading Cry School Yearbook at Nuit Blanche

BLACKWOOD GALLERY BILLBOARD COMMISSION 2009 is to be unveiled soon

The Seven Inch Fall (2009) Curated by Christof Migone October 1, 2009 – May 1, 2010 South Building Bernie Miller Billboard/Lightbox, University of Toronto at Mississauga campus Every Fall the Blackwood Gallery commissions an artist to produce a work for the Bernie Miller Lightbox, a billboard sized (176.5 x 268.0 cm) venue installed on the… Continue reading BLACKWOOD GALLERY BILLBOARD COMMISSION 2009 is to be unveiled soon

Alison S. M. Kobayashi: Videos at Hallwalls until Oct. 23, 2009

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center is currently exhibiting an installation of Dan Carter, From Alex To Alex and a new piece created in Buffalo for the installation Period 4L. An exhibition poster is available at the gallery which includes an exhibition essay written by curator, Carolyn Tennant. Friday September 11, 2009 to Friday October 23, 2009.… Continue reading Alison S. M. Kobayashi: Videos at Hallwalls until Oct. 23, 2009

Toronto Free Broadcasting

Toronto Free Broadcasting The video “HOW TO BREAK INTO A MOTEL” from the MOTEL collaboration between Alison S. M. Kobayashi and Gintas Tirilis is available online through the Toronto Free Broadcasting’s archive of instructional videos by artists. This online archive accompanies a dynamic exhibition at Toronto Free Gallery. CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE TORONTO FREE… Continue reading Toronto Free Broadcasting

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Alison S. M. Kobayashi: Videos Opens September 11

A solo exhibition at Hallways Contemporary Art Center, curated by Carolyn Tennant. A trilogy of videos based on found objects will be installed in the gallery. This includes a new video that is based on a letter that was found on a Buffalo sidewalk in 2004. Also at Hallwalls: Lewis Colburn Interregnum (1815-1969) Friday September… Continue reading Alison S. M. Kobayashi: Videos Opens September 11