Upcoming Exhibitions & Events

Farida Coates: Strangers We Meet, Friends We Make

Farida Coates is drawn to different cultures and traditions. For her, a nations’ character is the most fascinating aspect of any country. What they do, how they behave, their dress, their beliefs and customs, have always been a constant source of inspiration. Coates tries to capture the diverse gamut of emotions that can chase across…

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Holly Ward: humynatur3

September 20 – November 2 humynatur3 explores the dissolution of Nature/Culture distinctions as emergent in the Anthropocene, a new geological era wherein human activity has influenced the course of all non-human systems, towards unprecedented outcomes. In this context, hierarchical classifications distinguishing between biological organisms, environmental processes and ‘animal’ vs. human pursuits are dissolved, creating the…

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Ryan Feddersen: Seeking Visions for a Better World

July 12 – August 24 Seeking Visions for a Better World is a call for images and aspirational sentiments that invoke constructive visions of the future to counterbalance the preponderance of dystopic visions presented in pop-culture, literature, and media. Inspired by traditional pictographs and contemporary graffiti culture, this collection of visions creates space for a dialogue…

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Ian Johnston’s Fine Line: Check Check – March 15 to April 27, 2019

(Video still from Fine Line: Check Check, courtesy of the artist, 2019) March 15 to April 27, 2019 Fine Line: Check Check  Ian Johnston Opening Reception and Artist Talk: Friday, March 15, 6-8: 30 pm (Artist talk at 8 pm) The Fine Line series marks a shift in Ian Johnston’s artistic practice from a focus…

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Critique Series

The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art will be hosting a Workshop Series on art criticism, that will provide participants with critical skills for looking at and critiquing art. The workshop will include four sessions that will take place between May -November, 2019. Participants will go through the workshop as a cohort of peers of up…

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ArtMart: Call for Submissions

The Alternator Centre for Contemporary art is seeking submission proposals for works to be included in the second edition of Alternator ArtMart, a vending machine offering work by local artists available to purchase for $2.00 – $20.00. Works accepted for the Alternator ArtMart will represent a variety of mediums and themes, and will embody the…

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