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Planeterrarea: Field of View © Present Junction Gallery
University of Toronto's Planetarium
Astronomy Building, Room 79
50 St. George Street, Toronto
Toronto , Ontario M5S 3H4
Canada
Venue Type: Alternative Space
QUICK FACTS
Contact
Katie Kehoe or Julia Burton
Phone
647-868-8247
Cost
$10-$20 (sliding scale)
DESCRIPTION

 

Nomadic Gallery, Present Junction, presents

local and international emerging artists’ work in a Planetarium

for Planeterrarea: Field of View

 

Dates: Saturday, Sept. 19th at 7:30pm and 8:30pm and Sunday Sept. 20th at 3:00pm

Each show is 50 minutes in length, admits 24 guests and is followed by a reception with the artists

Location: The Planetarium, Astronomy Building, 50 St. George St., Toronto

Cost: $10-$20 (sliding scale), for tickets please contact: presentjunction@gmail.com/647-868-8247

 

Present Junction Gallery presents Planeterrarea: Field of View - a site-specific exhibition at The University of Toronto’s Planetarium that features installation and drawings by Baltimore-based artist, Cindy Cheng and audio/visuals by Dr. Michael Williams with The University of Toronto’s Planetarium and Terrarea, a Toronto-based art collective, comprised of Janis Demkiw, Emily Hogg and Olia Mishchenko.

Planeterrarea: Field of View is motivated by the parallels we find in Cindy and Terrarea’s work, namely, in their use and arrangement of like materials. However, while Cindy’s work serves as a collapsible crystallization of her internal universe combining memories of real landscapes with the alien vistas of daydreams, Terrarea treats the components of their projects as agents that animate fields. Interested in showing their work together in an observatory-like environment, we expanded our concept to invite Michael to collaborate with Terrarea and produce audio visuals for projection in the Planetarium. By projecting imagery reminiscent of vast planetary systems and galaxies obstructed and accented by reflectors and reflections, the audio/visuals function as a circumambience encapsulating Cindy’s installation.

 

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