2 2015

Architecture Parallax: Through the Looking Glass

12:00PM - 10:00PM  

Koffler Centre of the Arts | Koffler Gallery - Artscape Youngplace 180 Shaw Street
Suite 104-105
Toronto, ON M6J 2W5


Contact Tony Hewer
647.925.0643 x224

Presented by the Koffler Gallery

Curator: Mona Filip

SUMMER OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, July 2, 2015 | 6 – 9 PM | FREE

Montreal-based Brazilian-Canadian artist Alexander Pilis develops a new architectural installation staging the white cube of the gallery as perception tool central to the experience of visual art. Playing with optical illusions, reflections and points of view, a series of theatrical boxes and viewfinders direct the viewer’s performance as both spectator and actor in the gesture of looking and seeing. Furthermore, a museological set-up orchestrates an exchange of ideas between a collection of perceptual objects and devices, and large-scale collage works on velum, facilitating the circulation of intersecting associations that address the history of optical discoveries connected to artistic innovation.

Regular exhibition hours: Tuesday to Friday, 12 – 6 PM | Saturday & Sunday, 11 AM – 5 PM

Closed Mondays and statutory holidays



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