Toronto Gallery Openings: I Stood Before The Source, ImagineNATIVE Art Crawl and more

We've found some of the best art shows you need to see this week.


I Stood Before The Source, at Blackwood Gallery, U of T Mississauga, October 16 to December 3, reception 5-8 pm October 19 (free shuttle bus leaves Mercer Union at 5:30 pm).

The first of two shows curated by Letters & Handshakes (Wilfrid Laurier’s Greig de Peuter and U of T’s Christine Shaw) examining visual representation of contemporary capitalism includes works by Condé + Beveridge, Abbas Akhavan and Public Studio. At the opening, Keith Hennessy delivers a performance lecture called Turbulence (A Dance About The Economy).

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Joar Nango: Folding Forced Utopias, For You

ImagineNATIVE Art Crawl, at 401 Richmond and Artscape Sandbox, October 21, 5-9:15 pm.

A tour takes you to talks and receptions for the Indigenous art and media festival’s gallery shows at 401 (Wairua + Indigenous Movie Monsters at A Space, Folding Forced Utopias, For You  + Ore Body at Gallery 44 and others) and finishes up at Artscape Sandbox with Lindsay McIntyre’s Portraits In Process.

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Derek Sullivan: On Filling In

Derek Sullivan: On Filling In, at Susan Hobbs Gallery, October 20 to November 26, reception 6-8 pm October 20.

Drawings the Toronto artist made at a residency in Paris depict the before-and-afterlife of imaginary books. There’s also a site-specific installation.

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