Book Launch: BOUT DE SOUFFLE – Announcements


Please join us for the BREATHLESS book launch with readings by the authors and performance by the dancer/choreographer Angela Schubot Wednesday, October 6 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

BREATHLESS is published as part of an upcoming exhibition to be held in a pavilion on The power station South Terrace in the summer of 2022 – a multi-faceted project that considers the emergencies evoked by today’s air crises. This covered outdoor event will take place under the Canadian Square West tent at The Power Plant.

BREATHLESS shares contributions on the paradoxes of air, atmosphere and breathing, including texts by: Dehlia Hannah, Achille Mbembe, Charles Stankievech, Alireza Taheri, Ala Roushan, Kate Whiteway and Heather Davis. works of Flaka Haliti, Marguerite Humeau, Donna Kukama and Julius von Bismarck weave everywhere, connecting various threads and creating space to breathe.

The publication is edited by the curator Ala Roushanwith a graphic design by Raf Rennie.

Space is limited. Please reserve your place via this link.

The publication can be purchased in line or at the event.

BREATHLESS is a partnership with the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery and is part of ArtworxTO: Toronto’s Year of Public Art 2021–2022.

In response to the Government of Ontario’s requirement that individuals provide proof that they are fully immunized in order to attend performances, events, galleries and museums, Harbourfront Centre, including The Power Plant, has implemented several protocols related to COVID-19, including: the introduction of a mandatory vaccination policy where the completion of a health examination as well as the presentation of proof of the 2nd dose of vaccination are requested at the entrance to all its sites and facilities, the mandatory wearing of a mask or face covering inside the building, the increase in sanitation stations and the cleaning of high frequency points of contact and limited capacity to ensure physical distancing can be achieved.

Donors
Eliza Nuyten (Nuyten Dime Foundation)
Carol Weinbaum (Jack Weinbaum Family Foundation)
Maxine Granovsky Gluskin (Ira Gluskin and Maxine Granovsky Gluskin Charitable Foundation)
ArtworxTO: Toronto’s Year of Public Art 2021-2022
Partners in art
Lisa Mauer
Rozeta Ghatari
Massoud Borumand

We acknowledge the support of The Power Plant Board of Directors, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Harbourfront Center and BMO Financial Group for their dedication in enabling the gallery to be open. to everyone for free.

The technical resolution of the pavilion is the result of invaluable in-kind expertise and close collaboration with Bryan Schopf of Maffeis Engineering.

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