Category Archives: exhibitions

The Jeff Koons Performance Bus

19 January 2011
The AGYU and Anitra Hamilton do it doggy-style!

Revolutionary Sundays

Winter 2011 Exhibition
Gallery 1

Deanna Bowen, Eugenio Salas, and Public Studio (Elle Flanders, Tamira Sawatzky, Eshrat Erfanian)
Centre for Incidental Activisms [CIA]

Winter 2011 exhibition
Gallery 2

Anna Friz and Peter Courtemanche
Extremity Cassette

Audio Out listening post
5 January – 20 March 2011

Mateo Rivano
AGYU @ Art Toronto:

28 October – 1 November 2010
Art fair booth with Colombian Mateo Rivano

Richard Windeyer

Audio Out listening post
25 October – 23 December 2010

Julie Moon
Pretty Pleas

15 September 2010 – 15 March 2011
Julie Moon in the AGYU vitrines

Darren O’Donnell and the networking kids

15 September 2010
Darren O’Donnell and his crew of Parkdale youth network their way up to the opening of Terrance Houle’s GIVN’R on The Performance Bus

Terrance Houle

Fall 2010 exhibition
both galleries

Atanas Bozdarov
The Rebirth of Tragedy

Audio Out listening post
6 September – 24 October 2010

Daniel Barrow
Emotional Feelings

Spring 2010 exhibition
both galleries

Janice Gurney
Outside Our Doors

Audio Out listening post
25 February – 7 April 2010

Alex Wolfson and Bojana Stancic
And so, the animal looked back…

Winter 2010 exhibition
back gallery

Test Site

Offsite exhibition organised by AGYU

Oliver Husain
Hovering Proxies

Winter 2010 exhibition
front gallery

Gwen MacGregor and Lewis Nicholson
New Time (Before, there were stars)

Audio Out listening post
6 January – 24 February 2010

Jon Sasaki

Audio Out listening post
29 October – 23 December 2009

Free Money: Emily Schulz

30 September 2006
Emily Schulz’s Pledge Me at Scotia Bank Nuit Blanche

Zsa Zsa to GI

The Art Gallery of York University Presents
The 1984 Miss General Idea Pavillion

Fall 2009 Exhibition
both galleries

Jessica Thompson
Conversation Piece

Audio Out listening post
9 September – 28 October 2009

Studio Video Screening Hot New Video Art 2009 Dissecting the Narrative

Reception and Screening: 7 May 2009
Screening and after party: 12 May 2009
Screenings by students and artists across Canada: Liya Hyunjoo Choi; Benoit Dhennin; Troy Gronsdahl; Maggie Groat; Claire Hodge; Serena Lee; Alexandra Majeras; Mani Mazinani; Scott Saunders.

Final Fantasy

Installation by Owen Pallett and Patrick Borjal in the AGYU vitrines
8 April – 14 June 2009

HOOLbus redux

8 April 2009
Steve Reinke’s audio interpretation of Mike Hoolboom’s early filmworks played on The Performance Bus on the way to the opening of The Communism of Forms.

The Communism of Forms

Spring 2009 exhibition
both galleries and Red Bull 381 Projects

Sounding Out the Neighbourhood, part 2

AUdio Out listening post
8 April – 14 June 2009

Direct Art, Material Action: The Films of Kurt Kren and Otto Muehl

23 February & 27 February
Screenings of Kurt Kren’s mathematically structured films of the Vienna Actionists.

Diane Borsato:

28 January, 2009
Diane Borsato (an artist), Blair Watson (a herpetologist), and several reptiles (reptiles) entertain our patrons on The Performance Bus on the way to the opening of the Project for a New American Century exhibition.

Daniel Borins and Jennifer Marman
Project for a New American Century

Winter 2009 exhibition
both galleries

Sounding Out the Neighbourhood

Fall 2008
Sound workshops and presentation at TIAF 2008

Panda Colada Luau

5 October, 2008
Ulysses Castellanos brings back the Panda for one more kick at the can. On The Performance Bus, natch.

Ina unt Ina

17 September, 2008
Ina unt Ina (Celina Caroll and Christina Zeidler) host The Performance Bus on the way to the opening reception of no. it is opposition.

Carla Zaccagnini
no. it is opposition.

Fall 2008 exhibition
both galleries

Rodrigo Matheus

17 September – 7 December 2008
Rodrigo Matheus in the AGYU vitrines

The Performance Bus Variety Show

6 February, 2008
Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins host a special Performance Bus Variety Show.

Saskia Olde Wolbers

Winter 2008 exhibition
both galleries

Bruno Billio

Installation by Bruno Billio in the AGYU vitrines
6 February – 5 May 2008

Student and Emerging Artist Video Screening at the AGYU – HOT NEW VIDEO ART!

November 7 & 14 2007
Open screenings of videos by students and emerging artists, curated by Darryl Bank.

The Moustache Ride

26 September, 2007
Katie Bethune-Leaman provided the props on the way to the opening reception of FASTWÜRMS’ DONKY @ NINJA @ WITCH on The Performance Bus.


Fall 2007 exhibition
both galleries

North York Safari

8 April, 2009
Carolyn Tripp’s off-season Performance Bus safari to the Koffler Gallery and the AGYU.

Panda Spa

25 April, 2007
Ulysses Castellanos hosts the Panda Spa on The Performance Bus.

Kristan Horton
Dr. Strangelove Dr. Strangelove

Spring 2007 exhibition
Back gallery

Anitra Hamilton
Retrospective on Parade

Spring 2007 exhibition
Front gallery

Pillow Fight League!

31 January, 2007
The PFL commanded the attention of The Performance Bus-patrons on the way to the exhibition opening for Try & Be Grateful

Matthew Brannon: Try & Be Grateful

Winter 2007 exhibition
both galleries

Past Present: The Phenomenon of Re-enactment in Contemporary Art, Film, and Theatre

17 October 2006
Panel discussion with Seth Feldman, Andrew Houston, Gabriel Levine, Dorit Naaman. Screening of Peter Watkin’s The Battle of Culloden, and Jeremy Deller’s The Battle of Orgreave (An Injury to One is an Injury to All).

Partly Dave & Partly Roula

4 October, 2006
Dave Dyment and Roula Partheniou escort patrons to and from the Jeremy Deller opening at the AGYU onThe Performance Bus.

Jeremy Deller

Fall 2006 exhibitions
Both galleries plus off-site at Mercer Union

Kathryn Rupert Dazai

Installation by Kathryn Rupert Dazai in the AGYU vitrines
4 October – 3 December 2006