Check out some of our past projects and previous exhibitions here.
Oct. 1, 2014 - Oct. 16, 2014
From Oct 1-16 2014, Akin Collective will be our Drake Lab artists-in-residence. Over the course of 14 days in the streetside storefront space, artists Michael Vickers and Oliver Pauk have invited 12 of its past and present members to create new site-specific work for the Drake Lab.
Sept. 4, 2014 - Sept. 14, 2014
Stop by the hotel, Drake One Fifty or TIFF Bell Lightbox for a series of video-based works by acclaimed Australian artist Shaun Gladwell
Aug. 26, 2014 - Nov. 26, 2014
The visible unpacking of postcards, family letters and envelopes that veers between compulsive hoarding and careful collecting. An assembled collection of stitched and hand-drawn melancholic poetics on a worn Fruit of the Loom tee shirt. Archival Impulses, the Drake’s fall exhibition, focuses on archives and ephemera, with an emphasis on the history and effect of printed materials, and how artists react to this particular form of vital materialism.
June 26, 2014 - Aug. 26, 2014
Drake’s summer exhibition looks at the various ways contemporary artists are engaging with repeating forms and patterns, inspired by references that include Islamic architecture, field studies, Carnival and Op Art.
April 24, 2014 - June 24, 2014
At first glance, any new form of art often begs the following quizzical question: “I like it, but what is it?” Yet when “Let Me Google That For You” is the frequent response in today’s networked culture, it’s worth exploring how the internet -- where visual art is seemingly lost in a flow of big data, and anyone can freely share and comment on online images -- has turned users into participants, and facilitated a nuanced understanding of art and image-making.