Along with the performances, screenings, workshops, residencies and all else that comprises this contemporary art festival, Common Pulse will be presenting five exhibitions dedicated to the theme of intersecting abilities.
Real or Perceived will include recent work that explores looking and hearing as activities that can span more than conventional sensorial models. Grahame Lynch invites us to scrutinize his work through a lens that modifies our perception. David Bobier will be showing recent images and interactive work that reflect his experience as the hearing parent of two Deaf children. (Read more...)
Altered Images, an exhibition of photo-based works from around the world, will be unveiled on the outside walls of the Gallery. Featuring Ilsun Maeng, Kurt Weston, Laura Swanson, Gwynneth VanLaven, Bruce Hall, Rahshia Linendoll-Sawyer, Matej Peljhan and Gus Cummins, the images create a narrative that breaks down established notions of "being normal." (Read more...)
The Resident Artists will present work created in the four weeks leading up to the festival. These include Emily Cook, Jes Sachse and Tom Leonhardt. Kazumi Tsuruoka will present his new work as an evening performance. (Read more...)
Cripping Cyberspace is an online exhibition presented in collaboration with the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies and led by curator Amanda Cachia. (Read more...)