ic: the full CV

ic : shows


2013.05.11-2014.04.27
the hero, the villain, the salesman, the parent, a sidekick and a servant sfu teck gallery

2013.04.27-05.25
take the easy way (video) mkg127

2013.02
chair design for blue dot

2013.01.16-24
i sent you vancouver

2012.09-anon
perpetual sunset (video) vancouver

2012.08.09-09.08
as part of toolkit mkg127

2012.07
office make over asian pacific foundation

2012.05-anon
nothing happens in good weather (video) vancouver

2012.02.17-04-07
feeling so much yet doing so little (fb) (video) western front

2011.11-12
light bar hoorn nl

2011.01.08-02.05
there is no romance in taking a risk (star) mkg127

2010.07.28-29
ic_chilliwack internatinal chilliwack biennial

2010.02.12-03-20
bright light: light bar (fb) vancouver

2010.01.13-30
astronomical frontiers copenhagen

2009.08.26-09.06
sum up disco fallout shelter subvision. kunst. festival

2009.08-10
solyst artist in residence centre, jyderup

2009.05.06-09.15
disco fallout shelter toronto sculpture garden

2009.02.07-05.03
how soon is now vancouver art gallery

2009.01.30-04.04
assume nothing: new social practice art gallery of greater victoria

2009.01.10-04.30
a bright future 88 BLOCKS*art on main

2008.10.18-11.15
say nothing in bright colours MKG127

2008.08
say nothing in bright colours school for non-productive learning, rum46 aarhus

2008.05.15-08-15
kuenstlerhaeuser worpswede

2008.04
light bar flaggfabrikken bergen

2008.02.09-06.06
what we bring to the table oakville galleries

2007.09.14-10.20
nooks mercer union

2007.08.31-09.03
nooks henry at bumbershoot

2007.11.24-12.22
pattern theory mkg127

2007.11.22-2008.02.05
common threads illingworth kerr

2007.06.30-09.01
happy birthday & friendly greeting mkg127

2007.06.03-09.23
common threads confederation centre

2007.05.18-07.08
wish you were here york quay centre

2007.04.13-06
encuentro internacional medellin columbia

2007.02.10-03-03
romance series poster show art metropole

2006.12.15
static wallpaper lobby gallery

2006.09.30-10.01
dark hart hart house

2006.08.26
rest stop carmada, l.a.

2006.05.12-06.10
one is never enough or gallery

2006.04.09-23
welcome to the limelight css bard

2007.03.25-04.07
beautify york quay centre

2006.03.24
perfect lobby gallery

2006.01.13-03.26
peer pleasure 1 yerba buena center for the arts

2005.12.29-2006.01.22
spring sale paul petro msw

2005.10.05-29
year of perfect days sparwasser, berlin

2005.04
presentables hoffmann's house, santiago chile

2005.02.19-03.13
what do we do when we can't be 2gether 69 pender

2004.12.04-2005.03
instant coffee: bass bed san juan poly/graphic triennial

2004.09.10-10.23
sorry, we're open / the way we work southern exposure

2004.09.10-10.23
connect the dots leroy neiman gallery

2004.09.04 1-4pm
*candy factory and instant coffee

2004.03
make-out party: second-base

2004.02.14-05.17
soundtracks mackenzie art gallery

2004.02.06
stencils just seemed like the right thing to do art metropole

2004.01.09-02.01
mellow drama kmart

2003.12
xxx natural light window

2003.11.21
instant MAKE OUT party

2003.11
Bienal de La Habana

2003.10.22-12.14
soundtracks the blackwood gallery

2003.10.10-14
as a satellite for instant coffee the americas society

2003.09.20-28
UDT 2.0 CAFKA Contemporary Art Forum

2003.09.13-10.25
U-TOPOS / UDT 2.0 Tirana Biennale 2

2003.09.03-10.18
psychotopes yyz artists' outlet

2003.08.23
alchemy and mysticism #2 with hive magazine

2003.07.8-08.31
buy-sellf : import / export Quartier Éphémère

2003.06.28-09.14
soundtracks edmonton art gallery

2003.06.2-30
Un© black lab gallery, seattle

2003.04.2-30
front room off the map gallery, toronto

2003.03.13-15
i've got an answer/i've got an anthem I.A.E. portland

2003.01.2-15
january show zsa zsa

2002.12.15 TO
instant coffee: caffeine screens

until 2002.11
the t-shirt show

2002.10.11-11.09
instant coffee: on a stick
concept album: mexican pop videos screening
helen pitt, vancouver

2002.07.12-08.25
TEKKO 02 mural.exhibition

2002.05.31-06.02
photo show UDT.01

2002.04.05
pleasure dome presents concept album: mexican pop videos

2002.02.08
UDC + friends garesh galleria, mexico city

2001.11.14
another slide show + tshirt show launch

2001.09.06
instant coffee UDT SAW, ottawa

2001.08.2-27
oasis : soft show in the UDT SBCA montreal

2001.06.27
sometimes, nothing much la panaderia mexico city

2001.05.25-27
overtime@workplace

2001.03.28/04.20
the waiting room the physics room NZ

2001.03.09
TEKKO 01

2001.02.09/03.16
being + nothingness

2000.12.06-03.18
instant coffee UDT + everyone the AGO
. 6 Dec 2000
logo show
. 13 Jan 2001
miniature show
. 18 Feb 2001
video show

2000.10.28
instant coffee currency project poster launch

2000.10.21
slide show

2000.08.18
whorehouse opening party + show

2000.07.27 9pm screening
why do bad things happen to good people?

2000.07.27 9pm screening
first or the worst





Being + Nothingness
Workplace, Toronto

February 9 - March 16 2001
Opening Feb 9, 9 pm
Curated by Rosemary Heather

sisi penaloza
fergal stapleton
holly ward


'Being and Nothingness': an expression of undying admiration for art's limitless ability to conjure meaning from the merest of elements. Ostensibly about nothing, the show is actually about the being of art and about how that being is naturally a function of nothing. For this reason, the exhibition brings together minimal, abstract, artworks that straddle the threshold of nothing, giving it shape, form and tangibility.

Aiming to create just this delicate balance, the show is composed of,

-'Cool Semi', by Sisi Penaloza. A video; in it the artist tails a truck as it travels through the night. Presented as a loop, the beginning and end of the journey is uncertain. The video consists solely of the rectangular rear of the vehicle held constant in the centre of the frame. Light sparkles and dances off its silvery fašade. In keeping with the theme of 'being and nothingness', this work of considerable beauty is also just a mere rectangle travelling in the night.

-'Bug', by Fergal Stapleton. These 3-D works are imperfectly formed, modest in scale and painted a peculiar and sad institutional blue-green colour. Resolutely enigmatic, they are effused with a pathetic nostalgia. Tacitly Constructivist in look, the 'Bug's are sly reminders of the failed ambitions of modernism.

-' komfy korners', by Holly Ward. Ward will use pipe cleaners to 'soften' one or more corners of the gallery. This peripheral intervention provides a commentary on the context that melds nicely with the B+N premise. Ward's piece aims to access the illusionary potential of the walls themselves, by melting it into its pure retinal function. In this fashion the work poses the question: which is the Being and which is the Nothingness of Art?

The answer: It's the support, it's the support, it's the support. RH


! performances by Laura Borealis and Greg Tymoshenko
! plus djs eric glavin and ken wong



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