University of Manitoba School of Art Gallery: Superscreen: The Making of an Artist-Run Counterculture & the Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop, October 11 - January 17

Superscreen: The Making of an Artist-Run Counterculture & the Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop

The School of Art Gallery at the University of Manitoba

Curated by Alex King and Timothy Long

Co-produced by the MacKenzie Art Gallery & the School of Art Gallery

Exhibition:

October 11, 2019 to January 17, 2020

About the Exhibition:

The School of Art Gallery presents Superscreen: The Making of an Artist-Run Counterculture and the Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop, an exhibition that will look at the activities, social environment and legacy of the Prairies' first artist-run centre, the Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop. The exhibition returns to the Canada of the sixties and seventies to contextualise the Screen Shop within a time characterised by personal and political consciousness-raising and dynamic change within the arts.

Associated Programming:

October 11, 2019: Opening Reception & Panel from 5:30 – 10 PM.

October 31, 2019: Letter Peddler Press with Sean McLachlan from Noon to 4 PM.

November 26, 2019: School of Art Student's Printmaking Show & Sale.

December 11, 2019: Lunch Hour Tour of the exhibition from 12:35 - 12:55 PM.

January 2020: Programming TBA.

More Information:

For more information about the exhibition, contact Donna Jones, 204.474.9322

donna.jones@umanitoba.ca

For more information about the associated programs, contact Genevieve Farrell, 204.272.1519

soageducator@umanitoba.ca

School of Art Gallery

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