Canadian Artist Spotlight: Deirdre Logue Images Festival 2017

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Canadian Artist Spotlight: Deirdre Logue
Saturday April 22, 7PM
Innis Town Hall

$15 general admission
$10 students, seniors, underemployed

As an analogous iteration more akin to a floodlight, the 2017 Canadian Artist Spotlight on Deirdre Logue will be turned over completely to other voices to shine beyond the singular artist persona working within a community. While taking up space across three gallery exhibitions, Logue will also be giving up space. This year’s spotlight will be given over to eight other artists to do whatever they choose artists who have influenced her in her twenty-five years as an artist; artists who she has admired from afar, who she has argued with; and artists who have looked up to her, critiqued her, and followed her. Coming together as an ensemble of various voices taking the forms of new video works and live performances, the floodlights are cast on larger issues at play within Logue’s career including anxiety and control, repetition, queerness, feminisms, soft butch visibility, resistance, and vulnerability.

The 2017 Canadian Artist Spotlight features new works by Rita McKeough, Steve Reinke, Eleanor King, Adrienne Crossman, Serena Lee, Cait McKinney, Midi Onodera, and Erika DeFreitas.


Related events:

Saturday April 22, 1:30PM
Walking tour of Canadian Artist Spotlight Deirdre Logue
starting at A Space Gallery

Join the artist and the curators of A Space Gallery, GALLERY 44, and Tangled Art Gallery. Tour guide extraordinaire Daniella Sanader takes the public on a walking tour across 401 Richmond of Deirdre’s mid-career survey. ASL interpretation available.

Saturday April 22, 3-5PM
Deirdre Logue Book Launch
The Commons, 401 Richmond Street West

Please join us for the highly anticipated launch of "Beyond Her Usual Limits: The Films and Videos of Deirdre Logue, 1997-2017", co-published by Oakville Galleries and Open Space Victoria

Canadian Spotlight Exhibitions:

"Notes from the Worry Room"
A Space Gallery
March 31 - April 29, 2017

"Double, Double"
GALLERY 44
March 31 - April 29, 2017

"admiring all we accomplish"
Tangled Art Gallery
April 7 - June 30, 2017

Opening Reception for all 3: Friday April 7, 6-8PM

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The Canadian Spotlight Artist is co-presented in partnership with Buddies In Bad Times Theatre, CARFAC Ontario, Feminist Art Conference, Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, and Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival. With the generous support of TD
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