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Hallway Galleries at Daniels Spectrum


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Sat - Sun: 10 AM - 6 PM
Mon - Fri: 8 AM - 9 PM
Statutory Holidays: Closed

The Daniels Spectrum Hallway Galleries (2,500 square feet) are open to the public and free of charge. You can visit anytime to view our ongoing art exhibitions showcasing the work of artists from Regent Park and beyond. Find the Hallway Galleries on the main floor and on the second floor, throughout the hallways.


Current Exhibitions:

DEAR AYEEYO

Photographs by Yasin Osman
Feature Exhibition at the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

 

                 

 

Exhibition Dates: May 3 – June 15, 2018

Opening Reception: Friday, May 4, 2018, 2nd floor

Location: 1st & 2nd Floor Galleries

In Dear Ayeeyo, Yasin Osman shares scenes of everyday life within the villages of Somalia. This exhibition features large-scale portraits and snapshots that offer glimpses into the lives of the Somali people during a time fraught with humanitarian crisis and severe drought. Through fostering trust and camaraderie with his subject, Osman achieves intimate portraits that contest the portrayal of Somalia in the popular media.

The child of Somali parents, Osman returned to his ancestral lands in search for an emotional connection. This body of work, compiled together for the first time, showcases his journey home as an outsider, examining this foreign land. Dear Ayeeyo is intended as a tribute to Osman’s grandmother.

About Yasin Osman

Yasin Osman, is an award-winning Toronto photographer that specializes in evocative images of the living world. Raised in Regent Park he felt the urge to document everyday life in his changing neighbourhood. He has worked with organizations such as UNICEF, MACLEANS Magazine and VICE. Through social media platforms Yasin has accumulated over 300 thousand followers. The artist is currently working on a legacy photography project that solely focuses on the revitalization of the Regent Park community.

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Curator: elle alconcel

elle alconcel is a community arts supporter committed to the diversification of Toronto’s arts and culture scene. As a curator in the community arts gallery arena, she is invested in showcasing the work of local, culturally diverse artists. She champions programs and spaces that are designed to bring an exciting new voice to the arts dialogue in Toronto.

Curator’s Statement

The Hallway Galleries programming at Daniels Spectrum is a unique opportunity for emerging and mid-career curators and artists to present exhibitions from local artists that not only reflect the multifaceted culture of the Regent Park community but also encourage dialogue and celebrate the importance of arts and culture.

Past Exhibitions

2018

  • Zaie Arabi: Tradition Arab Dress | Sarah Hamad | Ftoon Kedwan | Qadeer Al-ogaidi | Dana Shami | Zainab Abdalla | February 12 – March 11. 2018
  • Tables, Chairs & Unrelated Objects | ARWA ALI, EMMA D’SOUZA, MARY ANNE GARCIA, DELPHINE GODDEN , HANEEN HALABI, SURIM KIM, J. THOMAS KIM,  YIFEI KINGSLEY LIN,  HELEN LIU, ZHUOJUN LEON LIU, ADRIA MAYNARD, BAHAREH MOSTAFAVISABET, PABLO MUÑOZ, CONNOR GARTH NOVAC, RAMON LEONARDO RUIZ, LIZ SABUCCO, PAYVAR SAZESH, CLAIRE SPRING, KAYLA WANG, ARTUR WRONA | Curated by Ellie Oram and Jasmin Liu | January 13 – February 4, 2018
  • My City My Six | Jan 3 – February 4, 2018

2017

  • iAM: An Exhibition on Reconciliation | www.jayu.ca | November 3, 2017 – January 6, 2018
  • Other Side of the Game: An Exhibition  | Amanda Anoize, Benny Bing | Trevlyn Kennedy, Setti Kidane, Dainesha Nugent-Palanche, Zehna Odwar, Kalmplex, Benny Bing | Curated by Amanda Parris | October 19, 2017 – November 18, 2017
  • Picture the Possibilities |  Muslimah Photovoice Project | August 25 –  September 10
  • Terra Incognita | Alexia Bread Anderson, Amanda Robertson-Hebert, Bernard Leroux, Connor Pion, Fallon Simard, Gabor Bata, Kaiatanoron Dumoulin Bush, Karalyn Reuben, Katsitsanoron Katty Dumoulin Bush, Kaya Dacosta, Lacie Kanerahtahsóhon Burning, Laura St. Amant, Mariah Meawasige, Megan Feheley, Michael Crawford, Oliver Roberts, Simon Shim, Seo Eun Kim, and Ted Hoffie | July 6 – August 31
  • Nuit Rose Opening Group Exhibition | Throbbing Rose Collective | June 14 – July 4
  • The Unsung S/heroes Photography Exhibit | Alexis Mcdonlad / Stephen Lewis Foundation | May 2 – May 31
  • Taxi Drivers of Toronto Exhibit | Henrry Vanderspek | May 2 to May 31
  • The Florida Highwaymen: A Land that Time Forgot  | The Florida Highwaymen | Feb 9 – March 16
  • Through the Material Landscape | Charmaine Lurch | Feb 9 – March 12
  • We Are Forever Portraits | Benny Bing | November 19 – January 27

2016

  • (mus)interpreted | Samaa Ahmed, Shatha Al-Husseini, Ala Al-Thibeh, Iman Bhatti, Manaal Farooqi,Ghada Habbal, Raafia Jessa, Yara El Safi, Farxiyo Maxamad, Cabdullaahi Jaamac, Riya Jama, Zahra Komeylian, Maha Munaf, Hana Shafi, Samira Warsame | October 12 – November 13
  • The Invisible Majority | Zahra Sdiddiqui | Sept 8 – Oct 31
  • Coming of Age – 10 Years of The Remix Project | September 8 – September 9
  • The Sawubona Project | August 23 – September 4
  • Line 1: Exhibition. Paintings by Katty Wu | August 14 – September 4
  • Upping The Aunty | Meera Sethi | May 31st – August 7
  • Black Toronto 2116 | March 6 – April 17
  • Where Are You Really From? | March 6 – April 16
  • Kandake, of Sword and Pen: Black Women’s Art and Resistance | February20 – March 5
  • Fabric of Tanzania | November 12 – January 24
2015
  • TRIGGERS: You Will Never See Your City the Same Again | November 12 – December 22
  • Gebeta Nights | November 12 – December 22
  • Between Spheres and SOMOS: A Latin American-Canadian Exhibition | July 18- August 31
  • Cosmopolis Toronto | Colin Boyd Schaffer | May 8 – June 26
  • Faces of Regent Park | Dan Bergeron | May 8 – June 26
  • Sprung | ArtHeart Community Art Centre | April 2nd – April 30
  • Through Generations | Ato Seitu | Ella Cooper | Georgia Fullerton | Komi Olaf | Mark “Kurupt” Stoddart | ZimArt’s Rice Lake Galllery | Zimbuktu Sculptures – Public Art Consultants |  February 5 – March 1
2014
  • Pan/orama | Rafael Yaluff; Abstractus; Alejandro Santiago; G N’S Projects | August 4 – September 5
  • Intersections | Yannick Anton, Jon Blak, Buruk Early, Wade Hudson, Ebti Nabang, Candace Nyaomi, Kalmplex Seen, SoTeeOh, Dwayne Sybbliss | May 8 – August 25
  • J A M A I C A | Wade Hudson | December 2013 – January 2014
  • Building Black | Ekow Nimako | February 2014
  • Black Future Month 3014 | Danilo McCallum, Javid JAH, Jordan Clarke, Soteeoh, Ola Ojo, Komi Olaf, Chantelle Kennebrew (Junk Prints), Samson Brown, Quentin Vercetty, Chris Ak, Hillina Seife | February 2014
  • BLK Ken and Barbie: The Dis-Identification Performance | Rose Ann Marie Bailey | February 2014
  • Artistic Migration | Young Women from the Access Alliance Program | March – April 2014
  • (mus)interpreted | Ala Al-Thibeh, Ammara Wasim, Fathima Husna, Fatima Wahid, Hamdi Ali, Hira Kazmi, Jaudat Adnan, Jumana Chowdhury, Kashfia Rahman, Leila Fatemi, Maha Munaf, Mehwish Siddiqui, Naqa al-Thibeh, Rabab al-Kishmeri, Rola Kuidir, Zahra Agjee, The Creative Girls Crew, The Truth & Dare Photography Project | April 2014
  • I HeART Regent Park | David Zapparoli and Pathways to Education Student Photographers: Allora Long, Gelila Tgiorhie, Lensa Youssouf, Mandeq Hassan, Mariama Barud, Nadia Salam, Nagadir Khan, Najam Adan, Nuzhaatb Sabreen, Rafia Salam, Shamal Haider, Zeinab Ibrahim | May – June 2014

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We are cleaning up and repairing damage after a fire. Events and programs inside the building have been cancelled and/or postponed until further notice.

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