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Spectre of Fascism Free School Musical Playlists

The song ‘The Politics of Dancing”, was released in 1983 by the British group Re:Flex. Analysis of the lyrics suggests a blurring of media lines, where “deejays become the new politicians” but the popular understanding behind it’s rallying cry is … Continue reading

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IM/MIGRATION AF

In July, a group of six artists between the ages of 16 and 20 started working together at the Pitt as part of the School of Collaboration and Invention (SOCAI). Through their discussions, they rapidly developed the concept for a … Continue reading

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Jamey Braden: SHE _____ THE _____ held over until July 8

We’re into summer now and about to take a break from gallery programming for a while, but if you missed Jamey Braden’s exhibition SHE _____ THE _____, there’s no need to despair! We’re keeping the show open for an extra … Continue reading

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Screenings and events in June: Ulrike Meinhof, Kathy Acker, Jamey Braden

We’re excited to be presenting screenings, an artist tour, and a book launch during Jamey Braden’s exhibition SHE _________ THE _________, which continues until July 1.
Wednesday, June 14, 7pm: Artist’s tour for UNIT/PITT members. Join Jamey Braden and Kay Higgins … Continue reading

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A quick spin around Jamey Braden’s SHE _____ THE _____

 
If you haven’t seen Jamey Braden’s solo exhibition yet, here’s a quick spin through it, courtesy of UNIT/PITT board member Derrick Chang. The exhibition, titled SHE _____ THE ______ runs until July 1st, and our gallery is open noon to … Continue reading

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Back in Black

This last weekend we painted out the chroma-key green on our walls and floor. The gallery now echoes the mid-80s, when the Pitt moved to 36 Powell Street and the basement was made into a black gallery.
We’re keeping one wall … Continue reading

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April May June July How the Time Goes Flying By

We’re coming up to the end of Casey Wei’s Karaoke Music Video Maker Free Store residency and installation, and it has been intense! Four bands shooting videos using green screen, black walls, smoke machine, custom backdrops, a swimming pool, and … Continue reading

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Interview with Artist in Residence Casey Wei

Between shooting and production of music videos with flashing colourful lights and people singing/lip-syncing their hearts out, we sat down with UNIT/PITT’s artist in residence Casey Wei to talk about her inspirations, community involvement, and current art work: “Karaoke Music … Continue reading

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Insights on “It Was Something and Then It Became Something Else.”

Juan Cisneros Neumann’s exhibition isn’t just focused on the space within the gallery, but instead extends from the neighbourhood around him to all of North America. On the back wall is an illustration of the American and Canadian flags crossed … Continue reading

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Starting off 2017 with Juan Cisneros Neumann

Juan Cisneros Neumann: It Was Something and Then It Became Something Else
January 27 to March 11
“It Was Something and Then It Became Something Else” is the result of several cups of coffee and months of conversations between Juan Cisneros … Continue reading

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