You're Invited: Museum of Indulgence Reception & Performances Nov. 11 - Dec. 4

You're Invited: Museum of Indulgence Reception & Performances Nov. 11 - Dec. 4

Harbourfront Centre Presents

Museum of Indulgence

Collaboration Unites Confectionary Installation With Hip Hop in Examination of Excess


Opening Night Performance and Reception: November 11, 7:00PM – 12:00AM

November 11 – December 4, 2011
York Quay Gallery
York Quay Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Info:  416-973-4000

This exhibition tackles themes of excess and indulgence, presented in a museum-like setting with historical “artifacts” and interactive events. Playing off each others work, the artists volley contemporary subjects of consumption within historical framing. The exhibition space doubles as a venue for a live performance by More Or Les and triples as a video set for the feature song of the exhibition, “Big Sugar”.

Museum of Indulgence, a multimedia collaboration by Montreal-based visual artist Shelley Miller and hip hop MC, DJ and producer More or Les, explores stereotypes and tackles themes of excess and indulgence. Dioramas come to life with in-house rap shows, an interactive recording studio and a whole new take on the term “consumer culture”.

The project kicks off with an opening night performance and reception on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011.

Please click here for the complete itinerary of the performances from November 11 to December 4, 2011.

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Museum of Indulgence is one of Harbourfront Centre’s 2010-11 Fresh Ground new works awards recipients. The national legacy programme commissions the creation of new, innovative multi-disciplinary art works.

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