Past Events Archive

Empty History @401 Richmond Holiday Open House

401 Richmond Holiday Open House Thursday, December 5, 2019, 5-8pm Come to 401 Richmond to kick off the hoiday season! Explore and shop 5 floors of artist studios, galleries, stores and more. The current Vtape exhibition Empty History, curated by… 

Videos Exploring HIV and AIDS

Still Beginning: Sunday Dec. 1 @ 3pm in the Bachir/Yerex Presentation Space, 4th floor @ 401 Richmond St. W. AIDS Action Now, Vtape, Archive/Counter Archive & Visual AIDS present new Canadian and American short videos that explore HIV and AIDS today, navigating courage, anger, and activism. Videos by Alison Duke, Shanti Avignan, Carl George, Nguyen Tan Hoang, Andrew Zealley, Viva Ruiz, Iman Shervington, Jack Waters/Victor F.M. Torres, Derrick Woods-Morrow, and Phillip Pike. 

Last week for Toronto Biennial of Art

The Toronto Biennial of Art is drawing to a close this weekend. Look for the featured Vtape artists: Dana Claxton, Igloolik Isuma, Caroline Monnet, and Lisa Steele + Kim Tomczak. 

‘Empty History’ curated by Adam Barbu

Nov. 20-Dec. 14, 2019 in the Bachir/Yerex Presentation Space, 4th floor, 401 Richmond St. W. Opening reception Wed. Nov. 20, 6:00-8:00pm.

This exhibition, curated by recent Researcher in Residence Adam Barbu, explores “the ways in which artists use video to un-work the narrative conventions of queer history,” and includes videos by Deirdre Logue, Lucas Michael, and Paul Wong, and a sculptural work by Lucas Michael. 


November 20 – December 14, 2019 IN THE BACHIR/YEREX PRESENTATION SPACE 4th floor @ 401 Richmond St. W., suite 440 Open Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (only during exhibitions) Saturday 1-5pm OPENING RECEPTION Wednesday, November 20, 2019…