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Being Scene 2019
February 28 @ 6:00 pm - March 22 @ 6:00 pm
February 28 – March 23
Toronto Media Arts Centre
Exclusive Being Scene VIP Preview
Wednesday, February 27, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Thursday, February 28, 6-9 PM
with musical performance by James Buffin & Ann Bekooy as vocal soloist
ASL interpretation will be available at the opening reception.
Workman Arts presents BEING SCENE, a sweeping exhibition encompassing over 100 artworks by 60+ artists that give shape to compelling ideas and narratives from the sublime to the absurd to the fearless. Being Scene covers a wide range of conceptual and material approaches, giving voice to diverse life experiences.
Ashmeed Ahamad, Stephanie Avery, Wendy Belcourt, Mel Bender, Cathy Bennett, Diana Bershadsky, Jenny Chen, Coley, Claro Cosco, Eve Crandall, Trinley Dorje, Jean Fode, Sylvia Frey, Gaetan Genesse, Genova, Kate Gorman, Eduardo Hatch, Hanan Hazime, Paula John, Robin Ashley Jones, Andrew Johnston, Naomi Hendrickje-Laufer, LAVEH, Esmond Lee, Fiona Legg, Jaqueline Lewis, Wendy Lu, Elaine Lum, Lorette C. Luzajic, Karine McDonald, Gregg Allan McGivern, Claire Mercer, Rick Miller, Michael Morbach, Brad Necyk, Amy Ness, Alan Parker, Neri Paul, John Perera, Ben Priede, Marisha Pula, Susana Rizzi, Kurt Rostek, Moshe Sakal, David Salazar, Jepherson Salazar, Chris Scott, Annette Seip, Simon Shimout, Laura Shintani, Kat Singer, Leslie-Anne Smith, Emily Sweet, Jan Swinburne, Monika Szopinska, Apanaki Temitayo, tired bees, Jace Traz, Toshio Ushiroguchi, Véronique Vallières, Lisa Walter, claude wittmann, TK Workman
Jury advisors: Roberta Kananaj & Scott Sawtell
Exhibition is FREE and open daily from 12-6 PM.
Toronto Media Arts Centre is an accessible venue.
Join us for our series of free talks, tours, panel discussions & activations to learn more about the Being Scene artists and artworks. :
Artist Activation – Kat Singer: Unravelling Stories
Saturday, March 9, 3-5 PM
Meet-The-Artist Talks & Acoustic Performance by Simone Schmidt (AKA Fiver)
Saturday, March 16, 1-5 PM
Resistance/Acceptance: works that live beyond the gallery walls
Saturday, March 23, 3-4 PM
Panellists: Claro Cosco, Paula John and claude wittmann
Moderator: Sean Lee
with ASL Interpretation
Art Cart Showcase
March 13 – 23
Reception: Wednesday, March 20, 6-8 PM
TMAC – Gamma Gallery Space
Image: tired bees, Untitled (Wading Table), 2018
For info on how to volunteer for exhibition installation & gallery monitoring click here.
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