Biljana Ciric: To Bring the World into the World
October 24-November 17, 2012
Art Metropole, 1490 Dundas Street West*
A collaboration between Gendai, InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre and Art Metropole.
To Bring the World into the World, curated by Biljana Ciric, presents the practices of artist collectives, institutions and individual artists working across the South East Asia region and China with a special focus on video, its archiving processes, its presentation, preservation and distribution, as well as its use as a medium to reveal neglected histories, different realities and missed contact points.
The publication component of the project at Art Metropole will introduce recent initiatives in the South East Asia region. ArtistsÂ´ independent journals and research based publishing projects that act as important platforms for the development of local knowledge and discourse, will be spread all over AMÂ´s shop, including: SentAp magazine, Narratives in Malaysian Art: Imagining Identities (Volume 1), Past Peripheral: Curation in South East Asia, Studio Bibliotheque, among others.
On view in Art Metropole’s shop at 1490 Dundas Street West from October 24 to November 17, 2012.
The video exhibition component of To Bring the World into the World will run concurrently at Interaccess Electronic Media Arts Centre, 9 Ossington Avenue, Toronto.