Book Launch

Vancouver Launch of Collection/Correction

January 16, 2018

Please join us for the Vancouver launch of Collection/Correction, a survey of the writings of the Toronto-based interdisciplinary artist Andrew James Paterson, edited by the independent curator Jacob Korczynski and co-published by Kunstverein Toronto & Mousse Publishing, with design by Laura Pappa & Lotte Lara Schröder.

For the launch, Jacob Korczynski will present a reading from the Collection/Correction and screen four short videos by Paterson – The Walking Philosopher (2001), Eating Regular (2004), 12 × 26 (2008), and Passing (2013) – whose scripts are included in the survey along with a series of new and recent poems and four of Paterson’s fictocriticism texts, originally published in IMPULSE in the 80s.

Korczynski is also in Vancouver for the exhibition going to go out now, featuring the work of Ellie Epp and Juliette Blightman, which he guest curated at Western Front. going to go out now opens Jan 18 at 7:00pm and runs from Jan 19 to Feb 24, 2018. “Please click here for more information.

Production of Collection/Correction was made possible by the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.

Participant Bios

Andrew James Paterson (b. Toronto, 1952) is an interdisciplinary artist working with video, film, music, performance and writing. He has exhibited and performed his works since 1979; and ‘Collection/Correction’ marks the first survey of his practice. All of his work, regardless of discipline, shares concerns with language, bodies, and technologies; as well as a fascination with shifting paradigms between public and private realms. His writing has been published by YYZ Books, IMPULSE Magazine, FUSE Magazine, PUBLIC and FILE, amongst others. His videos have been presented internationally, including DokFest in Kassel, Germany; EXPERIMENTA in Bangalore, India; EXIS in Seoul, South Korea; MIX in New York, USA; and at the Images Festival and Inside Out in Toronto amongst many other venues. His video work is distributed by Vtape. He was a founding member of the influential band The Government and is currently a member of DERWATT. His novelette Not Joy Division will be launched in January 2018.

Jacob Korczynski is an independent curator based in Toronto. He has curated projects for the Stedelijk Museum, Mercer Union, If I Can’t Dance I Don’t Want to Be Part of Your Revolution, Oakville Galleries and the Badischer Kunstverein, and his writing has been published by art-agenda, Flash Art, Girls Like Us, Little Joe and Code South Way. A tear forms along the seam, his Classroom programme for Art & Education is now online.