IN(SITE)

IN(SITE)

Pink helium balloons floating to spell out "IN(SITE)".

A Virtual Exhibition
In-Site, Incite, & Insight

Rather than experience the festival’s exhibition on-site, this year we experience it “in-site” — in a website, in the digital world, in the virtual. The works in the festival this year have been selected with the intention of being experienced virtually.

The artists bring insight to their experiences of the world having changed, how it continues to change and what this change can offer. This includes our growing awareness around mental health, our relationships with both the physical and digital worlds, and how the works can incite us into action. The exhibiting works investigate these themes and more, providing room to engage with the arts in a time when interacting and experiencing work has been significantly impacted. Through these works, we recognize that we are in the moment, in the current, in the site.

IN THE EXHIBITION:

Blurred indiscernible grey and brown smudges. Towards the top of the image is a dark black and purple smudge, with light green accents throughout.

SELF // ISOLATION
Chelsea Watson

Top half of an individual in front of a multi-coloured graffiti filled wall. They wear mixed textiles of red where their face is covered with a chain mail piece which reveals their eyes.

UNBREAKABLE
Amplify Collective

Black and white drawing of a thin lined body of a human figure with a bird head and thin neck. One arm is a wing where both arms hold a cane each. There are two cross-hatched rectangles with dots

HYBRID PRECARITY
Leena Raudvee

Collage of a graph on the left and a handwritten letter on the right in the background, with a figure above walking away, and a headless figure holding a headless child below. Overtop of the letter is a diagram of a body part nearly resembling the brain. Overtop of the letter and graph is a portrait of a headless figure wearing a button up shirt. This is layed over a colourful rorschach implying that it is the head of this figure.

SZEPTY/WHISPERS: DIALOGUE

Illustration of a yellow canary in the air in front of a profile of a human face who is holding its beak and making a "shh" gesture with their other hand to their mouth.

COAL MINES AND TREE TOPS
Dani Crosby

A laptop in the centre, open to a complicated program. In the foreground there are medical monitors connected to a plant. There is another plant on the right and more in the background. In the far back there is a projection of indiscernible plants.

GREEN GAZING
Ashley Bowa & Lesley Marshall

Collage of three video stills with images of various figures, multi-coloured medications, blueprints and images of architecture, landscape maps, cut-outs of orange fruit trees, hand written and printed notes. The video stills consists of text “this case is really peculiar”, a close-up portrait, and a waterfall.

HOW WE CARED
Saroja Ponnambalam & Rupali Morzaria

This year, the exhibition in the Rendezvous With Madness Festival will be presented virtually which will be accessible throughout the festival from October 28 to November 7. Work including timed events and performances will be accessible through the virtual exhibition site that will be found here on October 28.

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SPECIAL IN PERSON FEATURES

  • How we cared video installation will be on the ground floor window of 1025 Queen St W.
  • UNBREAKABLE performance will be presented live on opening night, in the CAMH Auditorium at 1025 Queen St W.

If either online or in-person access is a barrier, please contact Paulina Wiszowata at paulina_wiszowata@workmanarts.com.

ARTIST TALKS

More information on artists participating in festival talks, panels and master classes coming soon!

TOURS

Please join us for a virtual guided tour with artists in attendance on Sat, Oct 30, 12 PM ET — Check back soon for the RSVP link.

ACCESSIBILITY

Visit the Accessibility page for more info.

ALSO OF INTEREST

NUMBNESS

29 OCTOBER 2021 - 7 NOVEMBER 2021