Carbon Paper presents SHELF LIFE: an assembly of Canadian arts periodicals, both living and not, for your perusing pleasure. From March 19th – 29th we invite you to grab a seat, and flip through the pages of Canada’s finest art-mag offerings from coast to coast. Housed at the Ryerson Artspace in the Gladstone Hotel, our little library will offer a glimpse into Canada’s strong and varied history of arts publishing.
Available publications will include: C Mag, Border Crossings, esse, Ciel Variable, Little Brother, Public, Canadian Art, Double Dot, Prefix Photo, Shift, Rivet, Millions, Fillip, Crit, Inuit Art Quarterly, Carbon Paper, Bad Day, Editorial, Fuse, Hunter & Cook, File, Function, Momus, Kapsula, Lola andCarousel.
In collaboration with Art Metropole, we are also pleased to present a selection of books chosen by several Canadian artists, curators and writers including Brad Tinmouth, Maryanne Casasanta, Geoffrey Pugen, Micah Lexier, Xenia Benivolski, Caoimhe Morgan-Feir, Corrie Jackson and Eunice Luk of Slow Editions.
But that’s not all! Carbon Paper is also pleased to present several unique evening performances during our occupation of the Ryerson Artspace.
Schedule of Events:
March 19th: 7pm-11pm
March 19th: 9pm-11pm
Karaoke hosted by Alex McLeod & Brianna Lowe
March 25th: 6pm – 9pm
When I Breath the Ocean Curls
A performance by Lauren Scott, curated by Lindsay LeBlanc
March 27th: 7pm – 10pm
Clearing Spaces VI
A meditative performance by The Broadbent Sisters
March 28th, 6.30pm – 9.30pm
An installation based performance by Virgil Baruchel & Benjamin Kamino
March 29th, 6.30pm and 8pm
A sound and image based collaborative performance by Adrian Cook and Sylvain Chaussée
Look out for more information about each performance as we approach event dates.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the contributors, publications, artists and performers who have dedicated their time to this proect. And of course, a huge thank you to Art Metropole for their generosity and support.