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New New Monuments

Alexis Dirks (Yellowknife, NT)

October 17, 2014 - November 16, 2014

Opening reception October 17 at 8:00 PM
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Red & White Melody

Xiaojing Yan (Thornhill, Ontario)

October 7, 2014 - November 28, 2014

Closing reception November 20 at 6:00 PM
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Strange Relations

In the spring of 2012, TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary is initiating a new chapter in its public engagement activities. Strange Relations: A Lecture Series is an innovative program that features a series of bilateral lectures on unrelated topics. Part battle royal and part anti-symposium, Strange Relations invites two experts from two different fields to speak about what they know best (i.e. Modern Painting VS High Kicking in Karate). Strange Relations is a both a participatory art project and a participatory lecture series about art through the examination of both art and non-art subjects where the audience is asked to find kinship or discord between the ideas (they have to connect the two lectures in any question they ask) – resulting in a multi-faceted conversation about interpretation, comprehension and humor. Strange Relations is a social space for knowledge sharing and production. Founded on experimentation and research, the series allows unrelated ideas to act as grounds for play. 

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Offsite

TRUCK Gallery presents perfromances, installations and interactive works in vebues across the city of Calgary. Join us for these innovative and dynamics programming initiatives in public spaces.

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Soap Box

TRUCK Contemporary art in Calgary will be presenting a series of public talks by artists, curators, and critics, about every aspect of contemporary art and it’s production. The Truck Contemporary art in Calgary “Soap Box Series” will provide an open forum for the exchange of ideas about contemporary art and it’s production in Calgary. As part of this “Soap Box Series” we invited artists from our membership and beyond  to give public presentations on any aspect of their artistic production. 

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Collaborations and Partnerships

TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary actively seeks out and produces programming in collboration with our community members, non-profit organizations, and institutions on an ongoing basis. These one off projects offer us a responsive collaborative platform to lauch innovative programming with our community partners. 

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U-HALL

U-HALL
MANDATE
 
U-Hall is a new community space in Calgary, located above and administrated by Truck Contemporary Art Gallery. Providing an affordable venue for just about anything that Calgary artists, cultural organizations, or art interested general public might need is our main objective.
 
U-Hall is dedicated to providing a respectful, inclusive and non-hierarchal space to host your events. Proposals to rent U-Hall that are counter to our own mandate (please see www.truck.ca) or encourage violence, hate or oppression will not be considered.
 
THE PARTICULARS
Offering approximately 404 square feet of floor space and 73 linear feet of wall space U-Hall is available for whatever you might need: Lectures, Workshops, Classes, Sales, Gatherings, Meetings, Screenings, Performances, Weddings, DIY-exhibitions - and just about anything else that you can think of.
U-Hall’s rental rate is$800 per month, $250 per week or $50 per day. Financial sponsorship by TRUCK Contemporary Art through the waiving of rental fees is available for a select number of proposals per year. If you or your group is interested in or in need of sponsorship please fill out the optional ‘sponsorship’ field in the U-Hall Rental Request Form.

U-Hall Rental Form
 

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