Opening Reception: Saturday March 24, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art is pleased to present the exhibition Breaking Borders, by legendary and internationally renowned artist Carolee Schneemann in our main exhibition space, from Saturday March 24 through Sunday April 22, curated by David Liss.
Since her first performance in Canada during Expo 67, Schneemann has established a consistent presence in Canada through her many performances, lectures and solo and group exhibitions in various places and venues around the country. The exhibition Breaking Borders, organized by the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, will feature a selection of more recent multi-media works that Schneemann has produced and/or exhibited in Canada.
Featured will be SNAFU, her most current kinetic sculpture activated by a computer program and projection system, as well as the multi-channel video installation Devour. Large format digital prints produced at Sagamie Center for Digital Art in Quebec will include Caged Cats I & II a digital collage of animal and war images. In addition the photo grids presented will be permutations on the World Trade Center disaster Terminal Velocity, as well as Dark Pond 2001-05 unique watercolor and digital print layers.
Carolee Schneemann | Breaking Borders ispresented in conjunction with the 20th annual Images Festival, April 5-14, 2007. For more information please visit www.imagesfestival.com
All exhibitions and activities at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art are supported by Toronto Culture, the Ontario Arts Council, BMO Financial Group, individual memberships and private donations.