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    The Bentway: Monuments Summit

    May 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free
    Monuments Summit

    The launch of the Spring/Summer 2019 season and New Monuments for New Cities exhibit will be marked with a Monuments Summit. Uniting the Toronto-based New Monuments for New Cities artists with select compatible artists from the participating U.S. cities.

    This day-long public event that will introduce the public to the New Monuments exhibition. Plus, the contributing artists from several participating cities, and the issues the exhibition raises.

    The day will revolve around a series of conversations and participatory activities. Asking the public to reflect on the same set of questions raised by the artists and to engage in a collective dialogue about issues of representation, civic histories and monumentality.

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    Participating artists and thinkers include Susan Blight, Coco Guzman, Life of a Craphead (Amy Lam and Jon McCurley), Quentin VerCetty. As well as Dan Bergeron, and American artists Eric J. García (Chicago), Teruko Nimura and Rachel Alex Crist (Austin), Chris Pappan (Chicago), and Paul Ramírez Jonas (New York), plus Philadelphia-based Monument Lab. Additional panelists and presenters to come.

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    Date:
    May 11, 2019
    Time:
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Cost:
    Free
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    http://www.thebentway.ca/event/monuments-summit/

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    The Bentway
    250 Fort York Boulevard
    Toronto, Ontario M5V 3K9 Canada
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