Events

21 Sep

Paul Chartrand: C02 Sequestration via Trees

Join us on Saturday, September 21, 7 PM at Conestoga Mall for the opening reception of Paul Chartrand's CO2 Sequestration via Trees. The reception can only be accessed by the King Street entrance doors beside Old Navy. All other entrance doors will be closed.

Paul Chartrand’s new work is an octagonal domed greenhouse, built to mirror the dramatic skylight directly above the main intersection of the mall. The greenhouse will be home to 2,600 silver maple seedlings, representing the number of trees...

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Education

03 May

Guillermo Gómez-Peña

An evening with Guillermo Gómez-Peña with cameos by Pocha Nostra members Saula Garcia Lopez and Balitronica      Combining spoken word poetry, activist theory, radical storytelling and language experimentation, Gómez-Peña offers critical and humorous commentary about the art world, academia, new technologies, the culture of war and violence in the US, organized crime in Mexico, gender and race politics, and the latest wave of complications surrounding gentrification in the “creative city...

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THE CAFKA BIENNIAL EXHIBITION

Every two years CAFKA - Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area produces an exhibition of contemporary visual art projects in the public spaces of the Waterloo Region. Since 2001 contemporary artists from across Canada, the United States and overseas have exhibited next to some of the best local artists in the Waterloo Region. Each edition of the CAFKA biennial takes on an over-arching theme, reflecting aesthetic and conceptual issues addressed by artists in their projects. By having artists from across Canada and around the world participate, common themes and issues are explored from diverse social and cultural perspectives . . .

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