T H & B: Resuscitating the common name of the defunct Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railway, which operated out of Hamilton from 1895-1987, 21 visual artists respond to the post-industrial context of the 3rd floor at 270 Sherman, a former textile mill located in the industrial heart of Hamilton.
270 Sherman is North of Barton Street at Lansdowne Avenue
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 12 @ 8:00 pm
Visiting Hours: Saturday April 19 + Saturday April 26; 12:00-5:00 pm
Doors Open Hamilton: Saturday May 3 + Sunday May 4; 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Closing Performances: Saturday, May 3 @ 8:00 pm
Focusing on installation, sculpture, video and performance, the exhibition uses the former rail line as a geographical marker, and sets out to define a vital link between visual artists operating in the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo corridor.
Participating artists include:
Lesley Loksi Chan
Reinhard Reitzenstein and Gayle Young
Featured Performers for the Closing Reception on May 3 include:
Lesley Loksi Chan, Irene Loughlin , Dave Hind , Tiny Bill Cody
Visit http://www.thbcollective.com/about.htm for more project info.
Our thanks to the owners of 270 Sherman, for building info visit http://www.270sherman.ca/
The steering committee would like to thank the Art Gallery of Hamilton for sponsoring the closing night of performances, and RM Signs for promotional sponsorship.
TH&B has been made possible by the generous support of an Ontario Arts Council Special Project grant