CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2015
Volumes, publication, including 144 page book with 14 writers, 10-inch vinyl record with 15 tracks, and image foldout with 113 full-colour images. Co-edited with Martin Arnold. Features 5 exhibitions, including Volume: Hear Here.

Ditto, curatorial project for NAISA (Cross Wave Series. Featuring Pierre-André Arcand, Kim Dawn, Diane Landry, Dan Lander, Micah Lexier, Kelly Mark, Ryan Park, Charles Stankievech, and Hildegard Westerkamp. On air (via NAISA website) during April, and live event at the NAISA space in Toronto on Saturday April 25 featuring a live rendition of Kelly Mark’s I Really Should….

2013

Door to Door (6th edition)
, a series curated for the Blackwood Gallery. The sixth edition featured Sandy Plotnikoff and Nathalie Quagliotto. April 29 – May 5, 2013.

Blackwood Gallery on February 23-24, 2013.

Volume: Hear Here, a group exhibition, curated for the Blackwood Gallery and theJustina M. Barnicke Gallery. January 16 – March 10, 2013. Featuring, at the Blackwood: Dave Dyment, Alexis O’Hara, Darsha Hewitt, John Oswald, Ian Skedd, Charles Stankievech; and at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery: Mitchell Akiyama, crys cole, Marla Hlady, Neil Klassen, David Lieberman, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Sylvia Matas, David Merritt, Ryan Park, Juliana Pivato, Alexandre St-Onge, Chiyoko Szlavnics, John Wynne.

2012
Door to Door (5th edition), a series curated for the Blackwood Gallery. The fifth edition featured Adam David Brown and Nancy Nowacek. April 23 – 29, 2012.

Door to Door (4th edition), a series curated for the Blackwood Gallery. Fourth edition features Gina Badger and Tazeen Qayyum. April 23 – 29, 2012.

Landscapes Events Reproducted, a solo exhibition by Seripop (Yannick Desranleau and Chloe Lum), curated for the Blackwood Gallery. January 18 – March 4, 2012.

Blackwood Gallery on May 5-6, 2012.

2011
Door to Door (3rd edition), a series curated for the Blackwood Gallery. Third edition features Karen Kraven and John Marriott. December 12 – 18, 2011.

Door to Door (2nd edition), a series curated for the Blackwood Gallery. Second edition features Alexander Irving and Micah Lexier. September 26 – October 2, 2011.

Door to Door (1st edition), a new series curated for the Blackwood Gallery. First edition features Camilla Singh and Germaine Koh & Gordon Hicks. May 30 – June 5, 2011.

Following Following Piece (Montreal, July 8, 2008 to June 2, 2010), exhibition curated for the Blackwood Gallery. Solo exhibition featuring Thérèse Mastroiacovo.

2010
Should I Stay or Should I Go, Nuit Blanche (Zone C), Toronto. October 2, sunset to sunrise. Commissions: Kim Adams, Martin Arnold & Micah Lexier, Davide Balula, Annie Onyi Cheung, Michael Fernandes, Zilvinas Kempinas, Julia Loktev, Sandra Rechico, Jocelyn Robert, Max Streicher. Open Calls: Olivia Boudreau, France Dubois, Lili Huston-Herterich & Brad Tinmouth, Aubrey Reeves, Chris Shepherd. Event is archived online at the Center for Contemporary Canadian Art (CCCA).

Slow Pan 5pm – 9pm, 2010 billboard commission curated for the Blackwood Gallery. Featuring Karen Henderson. September 11 – May 1, 2011.

The Projects: Port Credit, 2nd edition, exhibition curated for the Blackwood Gallery. Featuring Adam Bobbette & Seth Porcello, Peter Flemming, Sarah Febbraro, Claudio Ghirardo, Sonja Hidas, Gwen MacGregor, Fedora Romita, Cheryl Rondeau, Derek Sullivan, and Jessica Vallentin. June 27 – July 25.

No Images, co-curated (with the Images Festival) at the Innis Theater (U of T, St. George campus), Toronto. Featuring Ryan Driver, Annie MacDonell, Alexis O’Hara & Mary Margaret O’Hara, and Alex Snukal.

Location!Location!Location!, exhibition curated for the Blackwood Gallery. Featuring Christine Swintak and Don Miller.

2009
Fall In, exhibition curated for the Blackwood Gallery. With Annie Onyi Cheung, Sophie Bélair Clément, Gillian Collyer, Zev Farber, Alison S. M. Kobayashi, Ryan Park, Roula Partheniou, Joshua Schwebel, Josh Thorpe.

Fall Out, exhibition curated for the Blackwood Gallery. With Robyn Cumming, Simone Jones, Zilvinas Kempinas, Erika Kierulf, Kristiina Lahde, Paul Litherland, Valerian Maly, Tom Sherman, Don Simmons.

Drop Out, exhibition curated for the Blackwood Gallery as the official University of Toronto event for the 2009 edition of Nuit Blanche. With Bas Jan Ader, Trisha Brown, Jennifer Campbell, Ulysses Castellanos, Emily Gove & Alison S. M. Kobayashi & Jennie Suddick, Erika Kierulf, Paul Litherland, Valerian Maly, Juliana Pivato, Kenneth Goldsmith, Food Jammers, Kelly Richardson, Tom Sherman.

The Seven Inch Fall, 2009 billboard commission curated for the Blackwood Gallery. Featuring Alison S.M. Kobayashi. October 1 – May 1, 2010.

Port Credit: The Projects, exhibition curated for the Blackwood Gallery. With Kim Adams, Diane Borsato, Shane Krepakevich, Gareth Lichty, Lauren Nurse, Sandra Rechico, Kerri Reid, Jon Sasaki. Opening July 5, runs until July 30.

awashawave, exhibition curated for the Blackwood Gallery, opening April 9, runs until May 31. With Louis Fortier, Antonia Hirsch, Young-Sup Kim, Arnold Koroshegyi, Diane Landry, Michael Snow, Kelly Wood.

2008
STOP.,  Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal, January 24 – March 1, 2008. Vernissage: Thursday January 24 17h30, curator tour at 16h30. Featuring Patrick Beaulieu, Simone Jones & Lance Winn, Thérèse Mastroiacovo, Charlemagne Palestine, Samuel Roy-Bois, Helen Tak. Related events: Saturday February 9 at 6:00 pm, free screening of a selection of Charlemagne Palestine’s single channel videos made in the 1970s: You Should Never Forget the JungleSt. Vitas DanceBody Music I/Body Music IIRunning OutburstFour Motion StudiesInternal Tantrum. At the J.A. de Sève Cinema, 1400 boul. de Maisonneuve West, ground floor. And on Saturday March 1st 8:00 pm to Sunday March 2nd 2:00 am, in collaboration with Nuit Blanche à Montréal, the Gallery presents performances by Karine Denault and Frédéric Lavoie, plus launch of the START, STOP. catalog. The catalog includes documentation of both START and STOP. exhibition, a curatorial essay, an essay by André-Louis Paré, a text piece by Steve Savage, and bookmarks by Brian Joseph Davis, Karine Denault, and Frédéric Lavoie. Graphic design by Feed.

2007
START,  Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal. Exhibition runs May 5- June 16, 2007. Vernissage : Wednesday May 5 4-6pm, curator tour at 3pm. Featuring Olivia Boudreau, Peter Courtemanche, Cal Crawford, Stephen Ellwood, Marla Hlady, Adrian Piper, and Liv Strand.

2005
Modern Fuel Gallery, Kingston, Ontario. Participating artists: Bob Bean, Dave Dyment, Afshin Matlabi, Diane Morin, Matt Rogalsky, USSA (Jake Moore & Steve Bates). August 24 – September 22. Reception: September 17. Catalog with CD is available from Modern Fuel.

2004
lucky bastard for festival Ile Danse, Ajaccio, Corsica, France. Co-artistic coordinator with the artistic director of the event Lynda Gaudreau and part of conceptual team (with Lynda Gaudreau).

2003
lucky bastard for the Festival International de Nouvelle Danse, Montréal. Co-artistic coordinator with the artistic director of the event Lynda Gaudreau and part of conceptual team (with Lynda Gaudreau and Martin Tétreault).

||| cover without a record ||| for squint fucker press. With Martin Tétreault, Kim Dawn, Cal Crawford, Jonathan Parant, Alexandre St-Onge, crys cole & Travis Obrigavitch.

2002
stuttermouthface for kaaitheater, Brussels, Belgium. Evening including live performances by Brandon LaBelle, Vincent Barras, Caroline Bergvall and Christof Migone. And pre-recorded material from Vito Acconci, Kim Dawn, Scott Russell and Alexandre St-Onge.

2001
Writing Aloud: the Sonics of Language, book and CD, Los Angeles: Errant Bodies Press, co-editor. Featuring Vito Acconci, Marina Abramovic, Robert Ashley, Alvin Lucier, Nicholas Zurbrugg, Achim Wollscheid, GX Jupitter-Larsen, Fred Moten, Brandon LaBelle, Bart Plantenga, Terre Kapsalis, Norie Neumark, Lionel Marchetti, Sean Cubitt, Arthur Petronio, Allen S. Weiss, Vincent Barras, Elizabeth Slavet, AlexandreSt-Onge, Kim Dawn, Charles Amirkhanian, Jocelyn Robert, David Dunn, David Merritt. Yasunao Tone, John Duncan, Gregory Whitehead, Michel Chion, David Dunn, Randy Yau.

ohmix, CD project, Ohm Editions/Avatar. Featuring: Christian Calon, David Kristian, Diane Labrosse, John Oswald, Alexandre St-Onge, Martin Tétreault, Terre Thaemlitz, Ralf Wehowsky.

1998
Double Site: La danse des exceptions, telematic interactive internet performance between Avatar and the Goethe Institute in Lisbon. With Carlos Zingaro, Eric Letourneau, Boris Firquet, etc.

1995
Batteries Below Bathwater, exhibition at the Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax containing student work from the Advanced Studio Seminar Class I taught. Nov.14-18, 1995.

1994
Rappel, part of the inaugural activities of the Association de création et diffusion sonores AVATAR. Artistic director for this event featuring creations for the telephone space. This project culminated with the release of a CD at the end of 1996.

Ratatatouille, cabaret evening at Galerie Stornaway, Montréal. Feb 3, 1994.

1993
Journées ELECTRO-RADIO Days. Co-artistic director of the Montréal events with Claude Schryer. Dec. 10-11, 1993 Two 3-hour evening concerts; first night live on community radios in Toronto, Vancouver and Montréal, the second live on Radio Canada.

1992
Neighborhood Sounds and other CKUT-FM activities during the 7e Printemps Electroacoustique, Montréal. Co-Curated with Claude Schryer.

1991
Radio Contortions, an international festival of radio art and theory. Co-Curated with Julia Loktev, and Bryan Zuraw, CKUT-FM July 9 -14, 1991 Montréal. An event featuring performances, recorded works, workshops, and a panel.

1990
Touch that Dial, creating radio transcending the regulatory body. Co-Curated with Jean-François Renaud, SAW Gallery Aug. 8-Sept. 12, 1990. An event encompassing installations, performances, symposium, workshop, and broadcasts.