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Quantal Strife: Work by Scott Carruthers, Crystal Mowry, Marc Ngui

Curated by Sally McKay

Opening: Thursday, January 19, 6-9 pm

FREE BUS departs 401 Richmond St. W. at 6:30 pm (there will be party favours on the bus!)

Catalogue Launch: Sunday, February 5, 2-5 pm

FREE GUIDED BUS TOUR departs OCAD (100 McCaul St.) at 12 noon to Art Gallery of York University, Koffler Gallery, Doris McCarthy Gallery UTSC and Blackwood Gallery UTM

 Downtown Catalogue Launch: February 7, 2006, 7-10 pm @ Cameron House, 408 Queen St. W., Toronto

Art is an invitation. Art is for everyone. If you like art, video games, brain teasers, graphic novels, zines and thinking about how the world works, this is a contemporary art show for you. You’ll enjoy the catalogue too which is full of images from the show, conversations about art, and Marc Ngui’s inimitable illustrations.

Scott Carruthers draws... and draws, and draws. Working fast to bypass moments of self-censorship, he fills the walls with immersive, potent iconography. Crystal Mowry is creating her own miniature version of the gardens of Versailles. A small camera travels through the installation, broadcasting the hypothetical point of view of tiny people, riding in a tiny carriage, through this fabrication of a fabricated landscape. Marc Ngui, known primarily for his work as a graphic novelist, has been making drawings based on concepts in the hefty theoretical tome A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari. All the works in this show are signposts to a thought process, a body of knowledge, or a frame of reference. Join us!

For more information contact Doris McCarthy Gallery 416.287.7007 or visit www.utsc.utoronto.ca/dmg

DMG gratefully acknowledges the support of the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts.

Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 4pm & Sunday, Noon to 5pm.

Admission is free.




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