Fantastic Opening! Next up: Film Screening and Artist’s Talk (bring the kids!)


We’re still in recovery mode from an amazing opening night at Artscape Youngplace. After more than a decade laying empty, what a thrill it was to see the hallways and former Shaw Street School classrooms filled once again with people, including and especially all the enthusiastic kids. Artscape launched Youngplace in style, with resident artist and curator Heather Nicol’s two building-wide exhibitions, Unarchive and Stairmasters, gracing the passageways, plus food, drink, and music galore.

TYPOLOGY’s doors were open all day for tours by the kids from neighbouring Givins Shaw School, who unanimously loved the unpredictable projections of ERRATIC ROOM. Some even came back with their parents later in the day, joining the hundreds of visitors who attended the official ERRATIC ROOM opening and catalogue launch as part of the greater building’s festivities. The response was wonderful and we thank everyone who stopped by, introduced themselves, made comments, and/or signed up for the mailing list. Welcome to TYPOLOGY!

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Please join us on Tuesday, November 19th from 5–10 pm for our grand opening in conjunction with the wider Community Opening at Artscape Youngplace! You’ll find us in No. 302 on the third floor, where we’ll be debuting ERRATIC ROOM, a video installation and limited-edition photo series by Lyla Rye. The artist will be in attendance for most of the evening.

Signed copies of the ERRATIC ROOM exhibition catalogue, as well as the first in a series of low-priced limited edition prints produced by TYPOLOGY, will also be available (previews to be posted next week).

RSVPs are being accepted through Artscape for this event. See the invite below for details (click to enlarge and/or print), and visit the Exhibitions page for a full list of upcoming ERRATIC ROOM events, including a film screening, curator’s and artist’s talks, and a family-friendly holiday workshop.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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A PDF of the press release is available here; contact Shani K Parsons at info (at) typology (dot) ca for more information.

Not local? Stay tuned for pics from the show and opening celebration – and thanks for your continued interest and support!