Art Toronto 2016 Projects and Programming
FOCUS: LATIN AMERICA
FOCUS: LATIN AMERICA is a curated section of the fair highlighting galleries and projects from across Mexico, Central and South America.
Art Toronto will continue its exploration of art from Latin America with a second installment of FOCUS: Latin America this October 28-31 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. In collaboration with curator Isabela Villanueva, FOCUS: LATIN AMERICA will investigate the urban culture and theme of the ever-changing city. In addition to the curated program, leading galleries from across Latin America will present work for sale.
The fair's 2016 edition will feature projects presented in collaboration with exhibitors throughout the fair, showcasing a wide variety of artwork and artists in a range of mediums.
PLATFORM Speaker Series
PLATFORM is Art Toronto’s original series of lectures and panel discussions from prominent art world figures. Included within PLATFORM are POWER TALKS, a series of lectures organized in partnership with the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery.
Hear from leading art professionals about modern and contemporary art. Learn from some of Canada’s top collectors about what they buy and how they got started. Discover what’s happening on the international scene from artists, writers and curators. Get inspired to build or start your own collection of original art.
The Curator Series Art Tours
Join one of Art Toronto’s engaging art tours led by curators from Canada’s leading art institutions. Tours are included with admission and last approximately 45 minutes. Check in at the Information Desk to participate.
Join a selection of Art Toronto’s SOLO artists as they discuss their work through the lens of shared themes. Each talk will feature four artists and analyze works exhibited within the context of the fair in conversations moderated by art professionals. SOLO Salon talks take place at 5 PM in the SOLO space. Talks are approximately 45 minutes long and are complimentary with admission.
Edition Art Book Fair
Edition Toronto, is dedicated to the promotion of art book publishing, in all forms, while building an appreciation for artworks produced in editions of more than one.
Edition Toronto is also pleased to be collaborating with Art Metropole, an organization that has been dedicated to the promotion, distribution and conservation of artist’s books and multiples since 1974, in the development of the fair’s programming. Throughout the weekend, workshops and panel discussions by local, national and international artists, curators, collectors, critics, performers and other visionaries will educate, enlighten and engage visitors to the fair.