Chromakey Lavender, a Queer Film Screening: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2

Sunday October 14th, 2018
Doors: 6:30pm
Film: 7:00pm
Discussion 8:15pm – 9:30pm

Please join 156 Studio Projects in a screening of “A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge”, the fourth in a series of monthly screenings of influential queer films of cult notoriety. The second installment in the Nightmare on Elm Street series, “A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge” tells the story of Jesse Walsh, a teenager who begins to have recurring nightmares of Freddy Krueger, a murderous paranormal entity, after moving into the home of a character from the film’s predecessor.

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Benjamin de Boer, Rowan Lynch and Philip Ocampo
October 4th – 12th, 2018

156 Studio Projects is pleased to present “9x”, a site-responsive exercise between Toronto based artists Benjamin de boer, Rowan Lynch and Philip Ocampo. Founded on an interest in collaboration, process, and trust, “9x” is an accumulative exhibition that reevaluates itself continually through the course of a 9 day period. In three rotations of three, Ocampo, Lynch and de Boer contribute new works to the space, allowing the exhibition to gradually amass objects as time passes. Works already in the space will be rearranged to accommodate the newcomer, with this process repeated over the course of the exhibition.

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Object of Affection

Stacie Ant, Dainesha Nugent-Palache, Alisson Escobar, Holly Jo, Elizabeth Khan.
Curated by Michelle Cieloszczyk
September 3rd – 13th, 2018

156 Studio Projects is excited to host “Object of Affection”, a group exhibition curated by Michelle Cieloszczyk. In “Object of Affection” womxn lead narratives about the gaze, media and pop culture, fetishization, and representation. This exhibition ponders who or what is loved and praised and in what condition affections might be received. The expression and externalization of such emotions are complicated through interpretations of them as potentially one-sided or unsolicited. What is the boundary between a gentle feeling of fondness, and an infatuation which flattens and denies its recipient subjecthood?

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Home Away Home at 156 Studio Projects

Ness Lee and Shellie Zhang
September 6th – 10th, 2018.

156 Studio Projects is excited to host artists Ness Lee and Shellie Zhang as a part of “Home Away Home”, a multi-disciplinary visual and media arts exhibition & festival celebrating diversity, immigrant stories and vernacular architecture of the city, featuring exterior/ interior installations in historic Victorian and eclectic architecture. Laneways, streets, parks, public space and alternative exhibition spaces, in addition to galleries will be used to activate the neighbourhood in new exciting ways for the public.

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