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Major InstitutionsStories We Tell

stepside, 2016
Photo: Christopher Boyne

Harbourfront Centre

Nina Bunjevac - Toronto, Canada
Nick Drnaso - Chicago, U.S.A
Jon McNaught - London, U.K.
Michael Deforge - Toronto, Canada
Chris Oliveros - Montreal, Canada
Christopher Boyne - Montreal, Canada
Lindsay Montgomery - Toronto, Canada

Under the thematic title Stories We Tell, Harbourfront Centre invites you to explore the idea of narrative within the visual arts as 15 artists in four exhibitions show their imaginantive spin on different ways of creating and giving expression to the telling of stories.

Walk from exhibition to exhibition and read your way through the visually constructed images of drawings, comics, illustrations, ceramics and photography.

In the exhibition Five Ways, you will see the work of five mid-career graphic novelists curated by Canadian Cartoonist Seth.

In a large-scale photographic installation entitled, stepside by Christopher Boyne, the artist tells the story of a half-ton truck, task, lyme disease, as well as literal and emotional heartbreak.

Lindsay Montgomery presents an installation of ceramic works entitled Aberrant Tales. She is a 21st-century storyteller who uses arcane allegory and symbols to create her own vibrant cautionary tales and cultural critiques.

Emerging comic and graphic novelists look at being funny in a group exhibition called Funnies.

Also, you will be able to view artists working in the Craft & Design Studio corridor until 11:00 p.m.

Throughout the Main Building (Bill Boyle Artport) there will be 4 exhibitions that all relate to the idea of narrative. From graphic novels to photographic installations explore and engage the work of 15 artists throughout the building.

Installations and group exhibitions throughout the Main Building (Bill Boyle Artport)


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Harbourfront Centre

235 Queens Quay West (Main Building (Bill Boyle Artport) is at the corner of Lower Simcoe Street and Queens Quay West.), (416) 973-4000

Suitable for all ages

This project is indoors.