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Please join us for the launch of C Magazine issue 133 “Refusal”
+ the 2017 C Magazine Contemporary Art Auction catalogue.

Tuesday March 21, 6-9 pm
The Burdock - Music Hall
1184 Bloor Street West

C Magazine issue 133 “Refusal” includes features by Joshua Vettivelu on being welcomed into the fold and what is left behind, Jonah Gray on the Wood Land School, Sabrina Tarasoff on Lutz Bacher; Lauren van Haaften-Schick on Art After Property. Issue 133 also includes Killjoy in Conversation with Stacey Ho and Lido Pimienta’s “We Are in a Non-Relationship Relationship“; Artist Project “Hoods” by John Edmonds; Regular columns Inventory by Jacqueline Bell on three works by Divya Mehra, and Artefact by Rodrigo Ortiz Monasterio; Issue 129 also includes Exhibition Reviews of BNLMTL, Jean-Paul Kelly, #callresponse, Patrick Cruz, We Dance, We Smoke, We Kiss, Primary Research Lab, Etel Adnan, Ho Tam and Yuki Kimur; as well as Book Reviews of “Campus Sex, Campus Security” and “LIES: Volume II.”

Presented by TD Bank

Tuesday, April 18, 6 pm
Division Gallery, 45 Ernest Ave, Toronto ON

$100 Single Ticket / $300 Group of 4

The first 40 advance ticket purchasers receive the C Auction Edition, Gut Vase by Jennifer Rose Sciarrino, a multi-purpose vessel in the shape of a human stomach, cast and fired in ceramic with a vivid pink glaze - limit one per person/transaction. The C Auction Edition is generously supported by La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattusso.

The 2017 Annual C Magazine Contemporary Art Auction includes over 50 artworks generously donated by artists whose work reflects C’s mandate to advance the ideas and practices of contemporary art. Presented by TD Bank at Division Gallery, with auctioneer services provided by Perry Tung, courtesy of Bonhams Canada, and art framing by Superframe, the auction gala features catering by Les Louises, an open bar, plus a subscription to C Magazine with each ticket.

Artwork by Lois Andison, Stephen Andrews, Steven Beckly, Alan Belcher, Nadia Belerique, Katie Bethune-Leamen, Alex Bierk, Valérie Blass, Adam David Brown, Sarah Cale, Tammi Campbell, Maryanne Casasanta, Wallis Cheung, Circles & Wigs, Sam Cotter, Patrick Cruz, Danny Custodio, Dave Dyment, Andy Fabo, FASTWÜRMS, Mark Ferkul, Nika Fontaine, Sky Glabush, David R. Harper, Brian Hunter, Instant Coffee, Jay Isaac, Sarah Anne Johnson, Steve Kado, Kristiina Lahde, Tau Lewis, Micah Lexier, Katie Lyle, Isabel M. Martínez, John Monteith, Laura Moore, Bridget Moser, Lisa Myers, Roula Partheniou, Sarah Sands Phillips, Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay, Brian Rideout, Lauchie Reid, Melanie Rocan, Jon Sasaki, Brittany Shepherd, M.E. Sparks, Josh Thorpe, VSVSVS and Ambera Wellmann.

Funds raised at by the auction will directly support the work of Canadian artists and writers through the publication of original writing and artists’ projects in C Magazine, and the presentation of related public programs. Charitable donation receipts will be issued by C The Visual Arts Foundation to purchasers who bid in excess of the estimated value, and participating artists will also receive a portion of the sales.


C Auction Edition
Jennifer Rose Sciarrino
"Gut Vase," 2017.
Ceramic and glaze
Edition of 55 + APs
8 x 10 x 4 in.

Jennifer Rose Sciarrino is a Toronto-based artist working in sculpture, video and installation. Sciarrino is interested in ways technology affects current and future modes of production, shifts in socio-economic concerns, cultural consumption/participation, and the inevitable environmental consequences of these forces.


The C auction is presented with the generous support of Bonhams Canada, Chair-man Mills, Division Gallery, La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso, Grolsch, Les Louises Fine Foods, Museumpros Art Services, Sonic Print, Superframe, TD Bank and Toronto Image Works.

Questions? Please contact Kate Monro, Publisher of C Magazine

C Magazine is an international art quarterly devoted to promoting critical discussion about contemporary art. Based in Toronto, with contributors around the world, C Magazine explores ideas about visual culture in a way that is educational, informative and thought-provoking. C Magazine is published by C The Visual Arts Foundation, a registered charitable organization established to present ideas, advance education and document contemporary visual art and artist culture. C acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Canada, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.

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Image: Jennifer Rose Sciarrino, “Gut Vase,” 2017.