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    JESSE HARRIS — Idyeahs

    Idyeahs Feb 16–20, 2010 @ Georgia Sherman Projects (133 Tecumseth St, Toronto) Toronto-based artist Jesse Harris (whose works previously appeared in CAROUSEL #17, 19, 21 and 23, respectively, along with the current issue, #24) has a short-run exhibit at Georgia Sherman Projects, Toronto. The exhibition features wall works, multiples and a button-making performance, which will occur at the main event on Fri ...

    On February 17, 2010 / By
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    New show opens March 05, 2010! CAROUSEL is once again venturing out of magazine territory and into the art world with an exhibition of our own (our last show was called CRSL23+ remember? It occurred back in 2008, and we did a damned good job of it according to critic Gary Michael Dault). The Carousel Exhibition Series expands on the culture that ...

    On February 7, 2010 / By
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    Nicholas di Genova’s Chimera in NYC Nicholas di Genova‘s (featured in CAROUSEL #25) solo show is coming to NYC this February. The fourteen pieces in the Chimera exhibit are the fruits of over a year and a half of labour for di Genova. Gallery Info// ph: 212.633.6555 e: >>> If you are in New York City next month, opening night is ...

    On February 2, 2010 / By
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    MM13 launch party Feb 4! Cactus Press will be releasing the 13th issue of Misunderstandings Magazine, a Toronto-based quarterly, on February 4. If you’re in the Toronto area, join editor Jim Johnstone (whose work is featured in the soon-to-be-released CAROUSEL #25) at the Black Swan Tavern for the much anticipated launch. Readers will include Liz Howard, Matt Leslie, Michael Lista, Andrew McEwan, ...

    On January 30, 2010 / By
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    NICHOLAS DI GENOVA – Wunderkammer No. 1

    Nicholas di Genova has a new illustration book — published by Koyama Press Toronto-based artist Nicholas di Genova (whose artwork appears in the forthcoming CAROUSEL #25 — Spring-Summer 2010 issue) has a new publication out now! Wunderkammer Nº 1 (5.75″ x 7.75″, 24 pages, black & white) is the first in a series of books published by Koyama Press depicting Nicholas’s pen ...

    On December 13, 2009 / By
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    BUTTONMANIA Group Show

    Buttonmania Dec 06 – 27, 2009 @ INDEXg (50 Gladstone Ave, Toronto) Buttonmania is a fabulous on-wall display of hundreds of art buttons (unique and multiples) made by over 20 artists for people to consume as gifts or keep in their collection. Participating artists include CAROUSEL associates Mark Laliberte and Fiona Smyth, as well as Nobuyoshi Araki, Sally Ayre, Lisa Cristinzo, Crywolf, ...

    On December 5, 2009 / By
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    READ + CARRUTHERS – The Becoming

    The Becoming Nov 25 – Dec 06, 2009 @ Board of Directors (1080 Queen St. W., Toronto) Toronto-based artists, Tanya Read and Scott Carruthers (whose works previously appeared in CAROUSEL #17 and #20, respectively) have a new collaborative exhibit at Board of Directors Gallery, Toronto. Both Tanya and Scott have a history of collaboration, working with artists collectively and organizing various projects ...

    On November 29, 2009 / By
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    SANDY POOL – Exploding into Night

    Sandy Pool‘s Exploding into Night is now available! Toronto-based writer and artist Sandy Pool (whose work will appear in the forthcoming CAROUSEL #25 — Spring-Summer 2010 issue) has just released a new book of poetry, Exploding into Night. This collection is an initiative of Guernica Editions‘ First Poets Series, which focuses on previously unpublished writers under the age of thirty-five; other First ...

    On November 27, 2009 / By
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    ECHOLOCATION Journal … Lives!

    echolocation #8 out now + Nov 28 fundraising party! CAROUSEL would like to commend the new echolocation editors for taking on the exciting challenge of renewing a long-standing publication that had been on indefinite hiatus. echolocation is a compilation of poetry, writing, photography, artwork and review essays; issue #8 is recently available! For those in the Toronto area, note that echolocation is ...

    On November 23, 2009 / By
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    FASTWÜRMS – riDYKEulouse Hits Bottom (Group Show, NYC)

    RiDYKEulouse Hits Bottom Nov 20– Dec 23, 2009 @ Leo Koenig Projekte (545 West 23rd St,  New York) Toronto/Creemore-based collective FASTWÜRMS (whose work graces the cover of our latest CAROUSEL #24 — with interview and portfolio inside) is now participating in a Manhattan art show. The exhibition, curated by RIDYKEULOUS, features the following artists: A.K. Burns, Aaron Johnson, Anna Sew Hoy, Celeste ...

    On November 21, 2009 / By
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    Michael DeForge’s new comic book Lose is now available! 24 pages of illustrated goodness for only $5 (CAN) + shipping/handling Toronto artist Michael DeForge (whose illustrations will grace the cover of our upcoming CAROUSEL #25 — Spring-Summer 2010 issue) has a new publication out now! Lose, DeForge’s first full length comic, is a comedy about Nesbit Lemon’s trip to hell, and all ...

    On November 17, 2009 / By
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    Kemeny Babineau’s new book, After the 6ix O’Clock News, released through BookThug. Mt. Pleasant, ON poet Kemeny Babineau (whose work has been featured in CAROUSEL #7 (in 1991) and #12 (in 1998))  has a new publication out now! “After the 6ix O’Clock News is poetry for inside and out of the eyeball. It is not a declaration of wart or a treaty ...

    On November 14, 2009 / By
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    JASON McLEAN – 9-5 Print

    Jason McLean’s limited edition screenprint on sale now at MOCCA. Toronto-based artist Jason McLean (whose work recently appeared in CAROUSEL #23) creates in a range of media, from drawing and sculpture to sound performance and mail art. His new project, 9-5 (2009) is a 30” x 22″ four-colour screenprint on archival paper printed at Open Studio, Toronto. Price: $800.00 (unframed), with all ...

    On November 7, 2009 / By
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    RYAN HESHKA – Profiled in ION

    Ion Magazine #60 on streets now. Vancouver-based illustrator and painter Ryan Heshka was prominently featured in the most recent issue of CAROUSEL #24, which is out now. Harking back to comic book days of yesteryear, Heshka’s wholesome illustrations are in gallery shows around North America. His artwork has appeared in issue 18 of BLAB magazine. 2010 will mark the year of the ...

    On October 31, 2009 / By
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    FIONA SMYTH – The Parkdale Gyre

    Fiona Smyth: The Parkdale Gyre Oct 14 – Nov 22, 2009 @ INDEXg (50 Gladstone Ave, Toronto) Toronto artist Fiona Smyth (who will be featured in our upcoming CAROUSEL #25 — Spring-Summer 2010 issue) has a new exhibit at INDEXg in Toronto. The catastrophic themes explored in her work, featuring a range of new drawings and paintings on black grounds, are inspired ...

    On October 24, 2009 / By
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    CAROUSEL 24!

    Welcome to Carousel Recommends… CAROUSEL 24 (Fall-Winter 2009 issue) features work from the following amazing writers and artists: Holly R. Appling, John Wall Barger, Ahima Timoteo Bodrán, Lydia Conklin, FASTWÜRMS, Nicole Fong, Jennifer Footman, Fred Gaysek, Julian Gobert, Ariel Gordon, Gillian Harding-Russell, Kate Hargreaves, Jesse Harris, Kathryn Henion, Ryan Heshka, Claire Horsnell, Drazen Kozjan, Mark Laliberte, Alicia Nauta, Marc Ngui, ORLAN, Timothy ...

    On October 17, 2009 / By