Untunnelling Vision

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Explore the interactive online tour: M:ST Performative Art and TRUCK Contemporary Art present the newest and the fourth in a series of installations by artist Jin-me Yoon that explores the intersections of militarism, colonialism, and tourism. The exhibition is the result of three years of relationship building between the artist, M:ST, TRUCK, and Tsuut’ina and Mohkinstsis|Calgary-based artists, knowledge keepers, and historians.

Entertaining Every Second

Friday, September 7, 2018 — 7:00pm
Entertaining Every Second is a new body of performance and sculptural work by Life of a Craphead that engages with experiences and representations western imperialism in Asia.

WILD: Fabricating a Frontier

Festival: July 7 – 15, 2017 | Exhibition: July 7 – August 26, 2017 | Reception: Friday, July 7, 5:00 PM at the Globe Cinema (18+)
Exploring the affectations of settler colonial romanticism and its persistence in performances of the “Wild West”, this project troubles settler hegemonies and offers alternative practices of wildness

A Woman Walking (The City Limits)

Sunday, October 23, 2016 | Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — 12:00pm – 6:00pm Daily
For M:ST 8, Bartol has created a walking project to trace the limits of the City of Calgary on foot, covering a distance of over 174 km.


Saturday, October 22, 2016 — Saturday, November 26, 2016.
With humor and irony Luna's works transform the gallery space into a battlefield where the audience is confronted with the nature of cultural identity and the tensions generated by cultural isolation.

Performers + Performing Grounds

Friday, October 21, 2016 – Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 11:00am – 5:00pm Daily.
Patrick Morarescu will present a two-channel photo installation. The juxtaposition of these works will create random and accidental pairings, enabling viewers to conjure their own associations.

Opera for a Small Room

Saturday, October 1, 2016 — Sunday, November 20, 2016
This meticulously orchestrated audio-visual installation offers an uncanny world rife with narrative and opportunities to explore.


Saturday, October 1, 2016 — Sunday, November 20, 2016.
Lipton brings together the nine chapters of her film and performance opus THE IMPOSSIBLE BLUE ROSE. The project is the culmination of video, theatre, dance, poetry, sculpture, and more.

Wake Up!

Saturday, October 8, 2016 — Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Jessie Short's 2015 film, Wake Up! , is an exploration of her identity as a Métis woman. The work addresses the absence of Métis people from larger conversations about Indigenous visual culture.

The Illingworth Kerr Gallery presents: Performing the Landscape

Thursday, September 22, 2016 — Saturday, November 12, 2016
Performing the Landscape proposes to look at new ideas of landscape through the lens of contemporary art, in particular, the moving image.

The Videos of Kenneth Doren

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 — 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Presented post-humously in honour of Kenny Doren, through the support of The National Music Centre.


Thursday, October 2, 2014 - Saturday, October 10, 2014
In a network-centric techno-society shaped by privatized surveillance and ubiquitous computing, how do we, as individual human beings, define ourselves?

The Lion’s Share

Friday, September 26, 2014 - Saturday, October 11, 2014
This exhibition highlights the contradictions and anxieties around choosing what is acceptable as food and what is not; McKeough’s humour makes it possible to get close to these difficult concepts.

The Missing Body: performance in the absence of the artist

Friday, June 27, 2014 - Sunday, September 7, 2014
An exhibition centred on the body and identity in ways that can be conceptualized as performance art, even though the artist’s body is not visibly present in the work.


Friday, October 26, 2012 - Friday, November 23, 2012
A gigantically negative act that rejects crafting traditions, or a positive gesture that inaugurates and invites people into a new craft guild of fuck-ups, mischief makers, and badasses.‍

Where Where There There

Friday, October 26, 2012 - Friday, November 23, 2012
A video installation based on Gertrude Stein’s play Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights, incorporating traces of the original text interwoven with other found “texts”.

Between One and Another

Monday, October 15, 2012 - Monday, November 5, 2012
This exhibition gathers key works selected from over 30 years of art production, including significant statements on evolving issues on body politics through that time period.

The Shoe Collection of Hortense Muriel Walker and The Other

Friday, October 12, 2012 - Saturday, November 10, 2012
Burns explores what makes up identity, how identity changes and evolves, and how her own identity influences that of her fictional ‘other.’

Performing War Art

Sunday, October 17, 2010 — 2:00pm
Artwork by Dick Averns from his deployment to the Middle East with Canadian peacekeeping troops. The exhibition contains photographs, sculpture, video and text portrayals of his experiences.


Thursday, October 7, 2010 - Thursday, November 11, 2010
A performer echos the movements of Hassam Abdo, a young Palestinian boy stopped at an Israeli army checkpoint with a bomb attached to his body.

The Invisible Bike

June 2009 - August 2009
A bicycle covered with mirrors of various shapes, assuming the silhouette of a bicycle, this specular object comes to reflect the people, the architecture and the scenery passing.

The Final Frontier

Monday, October 13, 2008 - Friday, October 17, 2008
The Final Frontier puts a Canadian spin on Afrofuturism, a movement that mixes digital culture and history to posit alternative futures reflecting the black experience.

Art Snob Solution Phase 2: The Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Friday, October 10, 2008 - Saturday, November 8, 2008
An exhibition of ambiguous objects, images, videos and sounds that evoke a love for and a satirizing of both the ambitions of Modern Art History and the DIY ethos of folk and lo-fi indie music.

Old Sun

Friday, October 10, 2008 - Saturday, November 8, 2008
A new exhibition of installations in which Adrian Stimson explores identity, history, and transcendence through the reconfiguration of fragments culled from the Chief Old Sun Residential School.
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