ERRATIC ROOM Special Events plus Holiday Happy Hour!

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TYPOLOGY is pleased to present the following upcoming events in conjunction with ERRATIC ROOM. Featuring an immersive video installation and new photo edition by artist Lyla Rye, ERRATIC ROOM is a Canadian Art and NOW Magazine Must-See Show!

We hope you will join us for any or all of these engaging and diverse opportunities to interact with the exhibition and the artist. All events are free to attend; several are kid–friendly. As space is limited, please use the links below to RSVP.


Family-friendly Film Screening and Artist’s Talk featuring Buster Keaton and Lyla Rye
Sat, Nov 30, 2013 starting at 1:00 PM

Join us for an informal artist’s talk and family-friendly film screening, featuring the two Buster Keaton shorts, One Week and The Electric House, which inspired Lyla Rye’s Erratic Room installation. Bring your own pillow (chairs available as needed); popcorn will be served (suggested donation).

Each short is around 20 minutes long. Come around 1pm to see the installation and get your seat; first screening starts at 1:30. After a short break, the second screening will start, followed by a brief artist’s talk and kid-friendly Q+A. Stay for as long as you like!

Kids welcome accompanied by caregivers; recommended age range is 5 and up. If plans change, please notify us a day in advance so that others may have the chance to attend.

RSVP to Film Screening


TYPOLOGY / ERRATIC ROOM: In Conversation with Curator and Artist
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 starting at 7:00 PM

Curator Shani K Parsons and artist Lyla Rye discuss the process behind Erratic Room, TYPOLOGY’s inaugural exhibition. Q+A and reception to follow.

RSVP to In Conversation


Holiday Button-Making Workshop with Lyla Rye
Sat, Dec 14, 2013 starting at 1:00 PM

In this family-friendly workshop, learn principles of collage using found imagery culled from newspapers, advertisements and magazines. Through play and experimentation, we will explore how collisions of imagery or unexpected image/text combinations create new associations and ideas. The finished small collages will then be made into unique art buttons, perfect for stocking stuffers and holiday gift-giving!

Workshop is free; suggested donation of $5 per set of 3 buttons to cover material costs and benefit project space programming. Kids welcome accompanied by caregivers; recommended age range is 5 and up.

RSVP to Workshop


Erratic Room Closing + Holiday Happy Hour
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 starting at 5:30 PM

Join us for a festive year-end celebration of exciting new beginnings! We’ll drink a toast to all the great artists and organizations at Artscape Youngplace and celebrate TYPOLOGY’s inaugural exhibition with mulled wine, prosecco, local beer, and lots of cheer! Stop by after work and stay awhile!

Come as you are; dress can be casual or creative. Delicious snacks will be served; cash bar to benefit project space programming and community outreach in 2014. Featuring music performances courtesy of Small World Music Centre, another wonderful organization at Youngplace!

RSVP to Holiday Happy Hour


All events at TYPOLOGY Projects, No. 302

180 Shaw Street | Artscape Youngplace | Toronto | Ontario | M6J 2W5
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We hope to see you soon!


images: two of Lyla Rye’s Screen Grab Buttons (Image/Text Series), which were launched in conjunction with her exhibition and are available at TYPOLOGY for $5 each.

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