ALLEGORY OF THE CAVE

NOVEMBER 21, 2013 - JANUARY 1, 2014

Long hidden in the dark of the vault, works from the AGM’s Permanent Art Collection will be brought to light in the gallery’s final exhibition for 2013.

Ever wonder how a collection is archived for digital access? Exclusively during this exhibition run, the AGM opens its collections digitization process to the public. View the process as it happens, and gain unprecedented access to the past and future of art in Mississauga! 


NATALIYA PETKOVA

TRACINGS

IN COLLABORATION WITH NAISA

NOVEMBER 21 - 2013, JANUARY 1, 2014

This exhibition presents an ensemble of custom instruments triggered through the movements of the performer's body in order to translate visual geography into sound compositions.


F'D UP! 

September 26 - November 9, 2013

The AGM is Fibre’d Up as contemporary directions in bre-based art create a radical vocabulary around material invention and sculptural ambitions.

ARTISTS | Franco Arcieri, Claire Ashley, Amanda browder, Lyn Carter, Kai Chan, Michelle Forsyth, Noelle Hamlyn & Colleen Snell, Hazel Meyer, Ed Pien, Judith Tinkl and Anne Wilson.

This exhibition includes periodic and durational performances by Catalina Gonzalez, Sandra Poczobut and Johannes Zits.


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Franco Arcieri: Astral Noise

September 26 - November 9, 2013

Emerging artist Franco Arcieri investigates motion and movement with the use of fabric as a means of concealing his body. 


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July 18 - September 7, 2013

Telephone calling codes of India and Pakistan initiate a critical discourse on locational Identity and home.

ARTISTS | Khadija Baker, Avantika Bawa, Sunil Gupta, Dipna Horra, Eshan Rafi, Meera Sethi, Sumaira Tazeen, Joshua Vettivelu


P. Mansaram

Past Present

July 18 - September 7, 2013

Print, collage, photography and drawing from 1966 - 2013 explore the experience of reinvention and “being.”


Alice Wang

The Fallacy of Misplaced Concreteness

July 18 - September 7, 2013

Tenses speak to each other in artist Alice Wang's The Fallacy of Misplaced Concreteness. An XIT-RM project by guest curator Erik Martinson.


Mark Filipiuk

Szkola School

Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival Featured Exhibition

May 16 - July 7, 2013

The haunting and sparse images on mental plates are imbued with a psychological charge informed by Filipiuk's 25 year career as an educator and observer of what Nirvana, singer and songwriter Kurt Cobain titled "Teen Spirit."


Maria ALbulet

Forest Core

MAY 16 - JULY 7, 2013

Mississauga-based Albulet applies colour in methodical, short, hatch-like strokes in her paintings. The monochromatic colour fields resonate and seem to control the viewer’s mind with the in nite detail and ongoing evolution of depth and wonder of the forest.


Warren Hoyano

Aggravated Surfaces

May 16 - July 7, 2013

Master watercolourist Hoyano presents his contemporary version of this historic medium by revealing the underworld of contemporary shadows, stains, marks and abstract traces from the quotidian. 


Roots and Branches

Artists on Assignment

Mississauga Library Branches

March 7 - April 20, 2013

ARTISTS | Faisal Anwar, Karen Maze, Immony Men and Maegan Broadhurst, Christopher Pandol and Simon Rabinyuk, Camille Turner

Roots and Branches is an innovative Artist-in-Residence project which aims to tap into the communities of Mississauga, to connect arts and literature with socially based art projects rooted in experimentation.


UNCANNY

REANIMATING THE PERMANENT COLLECTION

MARCH 7 - APRIL 20, 2013

The uncanny is familiar and strange at the same time. In this exhibition, Sound, Video, Photography and the viewer’s own memory provide an image-based platform for exploring the metamorphosis of the uncanny.

Uncanny signifies a new direction to reactivate the AGM’s Permanent Collection, moving towards photography and contemporary digital practices.


NOELLE HAMLYN

SWEETNESS OF THE WORK

MARCH 7 - APRIL 19, 2013


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VISUAL ARTS MISSISSAUGA

35TH ANNUAL JURIED SHOW OF FINE ARTS

JANUARY 17 - MARCH 2, 2013