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Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art

Plug In's "Stages: Drawing the Curtain," which runs Aug. 18 to Sept. 4 in Winnipeg, moves contemporary art out of the white cube of the gallery and into public space. more

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It’s impossible to turn away from Toronto-based artist Patrick Cruz’s show "Titig Kayumanggi (Brown Gaze)" at the Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art in Winnipeg. more

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Curated by Helga Pakassar in 2010, the exhibition Mountain of Shame signifies both a new direction for Plug In ICA as an institution and a distinct shift in the work of Winnipeg born artist Eleanor Bond. more

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Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the award of $200,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts through the New Chapters grant program towards the presentation of an ambitious public art project: "Stages: Drawing the Curtain." more

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Citizens typically experience the state’s coercive power through airport security, traffic lights and taxes. As the artists in "The State" make clear, however, the repressive genius of state power lies in its ability to impose itself. more

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Kim Beom, a leading conceptual artist in South Korea, presents "Continuing Studies," which uses absurdist humour to consider conventional learning structures. more

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Plug In ICA announced that The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has bestowed the organization with $80,000 USD to support artistic programming over the next two years. more

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Serbian-born artist Aleksandra Domanović explores how images and information circulate, rearranging them to produce new content and meaning. more

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Art magazines that emerged and folded in Canada between 1990 and 2000 are the focus of Yesterday Was Once Tomorrow (or, A Brick is a Tool). more

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Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art Board of Directors announces the appointment of Jenifer Papararo as Director, Programs. Papararo has fifteen years of experience within the field of contemporary art. more

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Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheila Spence as Director, Administration and Development. more

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The Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art taps into current anxieties in "Toxicity," bringing together work by 12 artists who explore issues that relate to biotechnology, biosecurity, biomedicine and biopolitics. more

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This group show, its title a sidelong wink to how we come to know and digest other cultures through food, features a mix of Chinese, Canadian and Chinese-Canadian artists who explore ideas about cross-cultural exchange. more

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"Ghostown," 2011, "and Ladder to the Moon"

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This exhibition is often a kind of “My Life” by 14 Winnipeg artists nominated by participants in the project’s earlier chapters. Sometimes, though, we wonder at the exact connection. more

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"A Moon or a Button," new works by Michael Dumontier, is similar to a haiku by Basho or a zinger from Groucho Marx — a few well-chosen words and the world drops away from beneath you. more

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WINNIPEG’S NEW VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY WITH "CLOSE ENCOUNTERS: THE NEXT 500 YEARS," THE CITY CELEBRATES A CULTURAL CAPITAL DESIGNATION WITH A MONUMENTAL SHOW OF CONTEMPORARY ABORIGINAL ART. more

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“I’ve never made a dime off my books,” says Winnipeg architect-turned-artist Rob Kovitz. “My projects have always been a luxury, something low-key I did on the side.” more

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After graduating from the Masters program at the Art Institute of Chicago in 2005, Winnipeg-based artist Jennifer Stillwell has been showing across the globe, garnering an excellent reputation. more

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Winnipeg is famous for its art fundraisers — posh spreads at the Hotel Fort Garry, the now legendary, wall-to-wall frenzies at aceart, MAWA’s carnivalesque "Dollhouse" where bidding comes under pressure of time, and Platform’s "triple exposure." more

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"I think the general public tends to like my paintings and the art world tends not to like them. And the art world likes the installations while the general public is perhaps mystified by them." more

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