Art Toronto

28 October - 8 November 2020

Gabi Dao 

Babak Golkar

Tamara Henderson & Tiziana La Melia
Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill
Marisa Kriangwiwat Holmes
Nadya Isabella

Ravi Jackson
Scott Kemp
Anne Low
Shahin Sharafaldin
geetha thurairajah

Douglas Watt

For Unit 17's third consecutive year at Art Toronto, the gallery is pleased to present works by represented artists, and recently exhibited artists.

A number of works in our presentation come out of
the gallery's group exhibition "Crocodile Tears," which ran from January 31 - June 14 2020.

 

Its curatorial focus came out of these phrases:

"We are in crisis. This is our unapologetic position."

Gabi Dao, CRUMBS, 2020, burnt sourdough bread and cast aluminum, dimensions variable 

Gabi Dao, Polished Like a ShellCurled Up in a Spiral and Voices Tuned, 2017, CNC milled polystyrene foam, epoxy, minerals, clays, wood filler, matching radio receivers, pirate radio transmission, dimensions variable

Gabi Dao, Curled Up in a Spiral and Voices Tuned, 2017, CNC milled polystyrene foam, epoxy, minerals, clays, wood filler, matching radio receivers, pirate radio transmission, dimensions variable

Gabi Dao, a sentimental dissidence, 2019, sound, video and sculpture installation, bench, carpet, coloured lighting, dimensions variable

Gabi Dao, a sentimental dissidence, 2019, sound, video and sculpture installation, bench, carpet, coloured lighting, dimensions variable

Gabi Dao, a sentimental dissidence, 2019, sound, video and sculpture installation, bench, carpet, coloured lighting, dimensions variable

Gabi Dao, a sentimental dissidence, 2019, sound, video and sculpture installation, bench, carpet, coloured lighting, dimensions variable

Gabi Dao, a sentimental dissidence, 2019, sound, video and sculpture installation, bench, carpet, coloured lighting, dimensions variable

Gabi Dao, Coco Means Ghost, 2019 (still) HD video and stereo sound, 25m24s as part of a sentimental dissidence

Gabi Dao, Coco Means Ghost, 2019 (still) HD video and stereo sound, 25m24s as part of a sentimental dissidence

Babak Golkar, Made in Canada, 2018, steel, concrete and cedar, dimensions variable

Babak Golkar, Made in Canada, 2018, steel, concrete and cedar, dimensions variable

Tamara Henderson & Tiziana La Melia, Three Pockets di O Getti, 2013 (still) 16mm film, 2m25s, edition of 6 + 1AP

Tamara Henderson & Tiziana La Melia, Three Pockets di O Getti, 2013 (still) 16mm film, 2m25s, edition of 6 + 1AP

Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill, Monument to Piazza Italia, 2014, inkjet print, 61 x 110cm, edition of 3 + 2AP

Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill, Bundle #1, 2014, blanket, paint, rope and tobacco, 154 x 121 x 65cm

Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill, Exchange, 2019, pantyhose, tobacco, cigarettes, thread, tobacco flowers, aluminum can tabs, spider charm and found metal hair clip, 43.9 x 51.3 x 79.7cm

Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill, Exchange, 2019 (detail)

Marisa Kriangwiwat Holmes, Flowers For,, 2019, inkjet print in artist's frame, unique, 41 x 57cm

Marisa Kriangwiwat Holmes, Wheels & At the Bank, 2019, inkjet print in artist's frame, unique, 25 x 21cm each

Nadya Isabella, After Hours, 2020, oil on canvas, 47 x 36cm

Ravi Jackson, Untitled, 2018, acrylic, paper, fabric and wood, 173 x 122cm

Ravi Jackson, Untitled, 2018, acrylic, paper, fabric and wood, 173 x 122cm

Anne Low, Rose. Cards., 2018-19, calcium carbonate and hide glue composite, paint, wood, cotton rag paper, chalk, clay, pigment, acrylic binder, tissue paper, hand woven silk and found upholstery tacks, 114.3 x 236.2 x 36.8cm

Anne Low, Rose. Cards., 2018-19

Anne Low, Garbage eater, 2018, cardboard, found paper, twine and pigment, 64 x 46 x 20cm

Anne Low, Garbage eater, 2018

Shahin Sharafaldin, Nicholas in the Belvedere, 2019, oil on canvas, 122 x 91cm

Shahin Sharafaldin, Self Portrait, 2019, oil on canvas, 122 x 91cm

geetha thurairajah, Sad Clown Anthem, 2020, oil and acrylic on canvas, 144 x 120cm

geetha thurairajah, Plebeian, 2020, oil and acrylic on canvas, 218 x 121cm

Douglas Watt, ​Le Village, 2019, canvas, popsicle sticks, black gesso, hot glue, string, egg, turkey wishbone, sand dollar, organza, eyelets, gel paper, beads, sequins, thread, inkjet print, galvanized wire mesh, laser print, human hair, mirror, wood shavings, toilet paper roll, velvet, rubber, paperclip, nail, plastic jem, Jean Genet’s ‘Thief’s Journal,’ rainbow maple leaf pin, leather, lycra micromesh, acrylic, charm, vinyl tubing, wire, labels, aluminum foil, band-aid, chiffon, glass jar, Swarovski crystal, plastic coil, garbage bag, window screen, 101 x 201 x 19cm

Douglas Watt, ​​Pool (Osmosis), 2020, silk velvet, wood, graph paper, wire, glass beads, eyelet screws, staples, acrylic paint, galvanized wire mesh, gromets, string, mat board, sequins, hot glue, cardboard, silk organza, iron on letters, thread, coloured gel, latex tube, popsicle sticks, paper clips, 76.2 x 53.3 x 27.9cm

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