Time & Location
Oct 26, 2022, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Toronto, 170 St Helens Ave, Toronto, ON M6H 4A1, Canada
About the event
This iteration of bookclub will respond to Gallery TPW’s current exhibition: Piña, Why is the Sky Blue? by exploring three texts that discuss matrilineal knowledge and archives. The readings will be considered in conjunction with the exhibition. The gallery will stay open from 5-6pm on the day of the event should participants wish to spend time with the exhibition beforehand. The readings are listed below and will be shared with participants upon signing up.
> “Grandma’s Story,” by Trinh T. Minh-ha
> “Harbour,” by Amy Fung
> The Archive and the Repertoire (excerpt), by Diana Taylor
Support small press: Book Hug Press
finger tip on bud, 2019
16 x 24 inches, edition of 15
Tom Hsu is an artist currently residing and working in unceded Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh territories in Vancouver. His practice is rooted in analogue photography, allowing him to extend into made, found and choreographic sculpture, all of which deal with the everyday and mundane.
8 x 11 inches, edition of 15
Clea is a visual artist holding a BFA in Photography Studies from Toronto Metropolitan University. Her practice is grounded in analogue photography, portraiture and collage.
Heat Whirl, 2019
11 x 7 inches, edition of 15
Tizzi Tan is a multi-disciplinary lens-based artist. Her artistic explorations focus on the situations of individuals and nature under the influence of social change.
Q: Will food and drinks be served?
A: Yes! There will be a cash bar and complimentary hors d'oeuvre to accommodate different dietary restrictions.
Q: Are tickets refundable?
A: As this is a fundraiser, all tickets are final sale. To inquire about ticket transferability, please contact, Executive Director, Noa Bronstein at noa @ gallerytpw.ca.
Q: I can't attend but the auction sounds intriguing. Can I still bid?
A: Yes! The online auction will go live on our website on June 5th. To request a reminder and link for the launch, please contact, Executive Director, Noa Bronstein at noa @ gallerytpw.ca.
Q: I would love to top up my ticket purchase with a donation. Is that possible?
A: Yes and thank you! Donations can be made here! You will automatically receive a charitable receipt once completed.