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Outdoor School
September 14 - October 22, 2016

Curated by Amish Morrell

Works by Deirdre Fraser-Gudrunas/Vibrant Matter, Ayumi Goto, Maggie Groat, Hannah Jickling & Helen Reed, Jamie Ross, Jay White

Outdoor School is an exhibition and series of activities that explore ways of attending to interstitial urban wild spaces and other natural environments around the University of Toronto Scarborough. Function as a platform for critical spatial practice, Outdoor School will include research materials, plants, tools, and objects intended to be activated during the exhibition, using the gallery as a classroom, meeting space and studio.

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Meryl McMaster
Confluence
November 2 - December 10, 2016

Produced by Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa

Meryl McMaster’s potent, alluring photographs explore the fluid domain of identity, and the possibilities of examining and revisioning the self and its representation. Placing her body centrally in front of the camera, she transforms her appearance, whether by layering photographic images onto her body or through elaborate costumes and props she creates and inhabits as alter egos. An individual of Plains Cree and Euro-Canadian heritage, McMaster explores the dimensions of her own sense of identity, and the complex history of the photographic representation of Indigenous peoples.

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