Johnson Ngo is a Toronto-based artist exploring connections and disjunctions between his gaysian identity and Western queer culture. He created the Blackwood Gallery’s 2011 Billboard Commission and is guardian of the Feminist Art Gallery.
Cecilia Tiburzio is an interdisciplinary artist living in Toronto. She graduated in 2008 from the University of Toronto, majoring in Psychology and Visual Arts. Her work is a dissection of psychological structures, illustrating what happens when these structures must be broken down and renewed. She is co-founder of Bound, a Toronto-based interdisciplinary collective, and founder of The Urban Vestiges Project, a new initiative promoting the exploration of urban neighbourhood histories.
Andrew MacDonald is a graduate of the OCAD University, and received his Master of Fine Art from the University of Western Ontario in 2008. Currently based in London, Ontario, MacDonald produces figurative and abstract sculptures, and installations employing knitting and yarn.
These three artists are featured as part of Keep it UP, guest-co-curated by Zach Pearl & Caoimhe Morgan-Feir
// THE ANNUAL // is the Gladstone Hotel’s annual independent contemporary art event, offering an open and fertile ground for engaging and emerging practices. Over the course of four days, // THE ANNUAL // brings together artists, curators, and collectives to present new work and site-specific installations.
October 25 – 28, 2012