The Power Plant reopens with three solo exhibitions by international and Canadian artists working across photography, video, installation and drawing that reflect on human relationships with and interventions on the land. From examining the politics of the air we breathe, to exploring acts of remembrance, the artists engage visitors in urgent contemporary discussions about lived experiences of migration, power, and memory. These exhibitions will be accompanied by a program of discursive events, talks, and tours, published on the gallery’ social channels and its website.
“In 2022, The Power Plant will be celebrating our 35th anniversary and I’ excited to open our anniversary year with the works of these three thought-
Sasha Huber: YOU NAME IT
Curated by Noor Alé, Associate Curator
Shona Illingworth: Topologies of Air
Guest curated by Amin Alsaden
In her first major solo exhibition in Canada, Shona Illingworth presents works that explore how space is occupied today. She probes how current modes of governance, surveillance, and weaponization are invading our interior worlds and transcending the borders of nation-
Sandra Brewster: By Way of Communion
Curated by Joséphine Denis, TD Curator of Education and Outreach Fellow, 2021–2023
About The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is Canada’ leading public gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary visual art. It is a vital forum for the advanced artistic culture of our time that offers an exceptional facility and professional support to diverse living artists, while engaging equally diverse audiences in their work. The Power Plant pursues its activities through exhibitions, publications, and public programming that incorporate other areas of culture when they intersect with visual art.
Sasha Huber, Rentyhorn (still), 2008. Video, 4:30 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.
Exhibitions 05 February -
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