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The brainchild of Toronto artist Dyan Marie, Cold City was formed as a new way to exhibit and sell work. While many hybrid galleries similar to the Cold City model have flourished since, Cold City was arguably the first of its kind in Toronto.

Spontaneous Combustion was a collective of contemporary visual artists, many who had graduated from the Ontario College of Art in the early-to-mid 1980’s. These artists worked in a variety of media ranging from large format printmaking to holography…

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Poster for Fifth Column, Plasterscene Replicas, and John Porter at Key West in London, Ontario.

Design, layout, lettering and spray paint by G.B. Jones

Co-founders of Toronto's Loop Gallery, Richard Mongiat and Catherine Beaudette, tell the story of how the collective came together in response to the lack of opportunities to exhibit for mid-career artists in the late 1990's. And artists Candida…

The Red Head Gallery was established in 1990 and is Toronto’s most enduring collectively run art gallery. It has stood the test of time as an exhibition space as well as a collective where critically engaged, highly productive artists enjoy…

Rebecca Diedrichs and Cathy Jones of the Toronto-based art collective Place & Show tell the story of how the group came together after graduating from OCAD and went on to create three wide ranging, site-specific shows: "e•c" at the Embassy Cultural…

Sheila Gregory and Eugene Knapik tell the story a series of visual art exhibits that they organized and curated: The Chicago Exchange, Meat, c. 1996 and Canadian Shield.

Painters Nicole Collins and Anda Kubis tell the story of MUD, an artist-curated show of painting that was launched in November of 1994.

Madeleine Lamont and Penelope Stewart, founders of the Toronto-based art collective The House Project, talk about the projects origins, influences and the collaborative nature this site specific art show.

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Artists Lyla Rye and John Dickson tell the story of Nether Mind, a Toronto-based art collective. Between 1991 and 1995 Nether Mind mounted four independent exhibitions in large, raw, industrial spaces. In 2012 Nether Mind was brought back to life…

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Meeting agenda and description of an information campaign regarding disabled rights in the Canadian Charter.

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"J.D.s Top Ten Tape", a cassette tape compiled by G.B. Jones and Bruce LaBruce; produced by G.B. Jones and Peter Hudson.
Cover design, layout, and spray paint by G.B. Jones, 1990.

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"J.D.s Top Ten Tape" ad - photo of Eric Gunner by G.B. Jones; design, layout, spray paint by G.B. Jones

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Flyer advertising a series of five audio tapes "which focus on the words and thoughts of Canada's disabled citizens."

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A media release about a rally and press conference addressing recent federal cuts.

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Brief to the University of Toronto Government Council
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