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The Queer Jewish Photography of Oscar Wolfman

Curators: Mahrokh Ahankhah & David Townsend

May 2- May 26, 2017
Tuesday to Saturday 3:30pm to 7:30pm
Sunday & Monday by appointment only
Please call 416 361 6045

Opening reception:
Wednesday May 3, 2017, 7:00-9:00 pm

 

This retrospective of the late Toronto photographer Oscar Wolfman (1956-2011) focuses on his transgressive yet deeply reverent queering of Jewish spirituality and culture.  Large-format archival prints reference the the Italian settecento, in lush reimaginings of biblical scenes. Meditations on Jewish ritual practices provocatively foreground their homoerotic valence. The deeply humane relation of Wolfman’s camera to the inner life of his subjects is perhaps the purest distillation of his spirituality.

 

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Call for Submission; Norouz Group Show 2017

Click Here to print the submission form: Submission form PDF

Exhibition: March 14 – 24, 2017. 
Tuesday to Saturday 3:30pm to 7:30pm.

Reception: Wednesday, March 15. 7pm to 9pm

Submission Deadlines:

Online deadline: March 1st, 2017
Display-ready artwork deadline: March 11th, 2017


Participation Fee:
$60.00 (for first submission)

+ $5.00 (for each additional work)

Acceptable Media:
Drawing & Painting
Print & Graphic Design
Photography & Video
Jewellery
Sculpture

Submitting work for consideration is easy.  Email us samples of your work (5 high res JPG files), along with a short bio and a description of the work you will be presenting, including the title, medium, and size.

Please include the following with your submission:
1 Your Name (and company name if you have one)
2 Contact information (Phone, Cell, Email)
3 Website (if you have one)

Email submissions to: info@queengallery.ca

Queen Gallery is seeking submissions for our upcoming group show, NOROUZ to celebrate the first day of spring and the beginning of the year in the Persian calendar.

Norouz, meaning “New Day” in Persian, is the traditional celebration of the New Year  in many parts of the world, including Iran, Turkey, parts of Central Asia, South Asia, Northwestern China, the Crimea and some ethnic groups in Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo and the Republic of Macedonia.

Queen Gallery is delighted to host our annual group exhibition in celebration of Norouz.

We welcome all the artists to submit high resolution jpegs of their work

for this years Norouz group show. The deadline will be March 1st, 2017 when our  curator will select the best work.  Artist statements along with display-ready artwork will be required by March 11th, 2017 for those pieces selected.

A participation fee will be required of those selected artists in order to help pay for advertising. Participation fee is $60.00 (for first submission) + $5.00 (for each additional work). Artists are responsible for delivering  and collecting their works from the gallery.

We welcome you to take part in sharing your art during this holiday.

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Norouz Group Show 2017

 

Exhibition: March 14 – 24, 2017.

Tuesday to Saturday 3:30pm to 7:30pm.

Reception: Wednesday, March 15. 7pm to 9pm

  

Queen Gallery is delighted to host our annual NOROUZ Group Show to celebrate the first day of spring and the beginning of the year in the Persian calendar.

Norouz, meaning “New Day” in Persian, is the traditional celebration of the New Year  in many parts of the world, including Iran, Turkey, parts of Central Asia, South Asia, Northwestern China, the Crimea and some ethnic groups in Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo and the Republic of Macedonia.

In these troubled times we welcome you to celebrate multiculturalism and art with us!

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