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CounterIntelligence
Justina M Barnicke Gallery 
Hart House, University of Toronto

January 24–March 16, 2013 

With contributions by Anonymous, Abbas Akhavan, George Antheil, Gregory Bateson, BBC, Walter Benjamin, Lene Berg, Black Cat Systems, Sir Anthony Blunt, Mel Bochner, Bertolt Brecht, Adam Broomberg + Oliver Chanarin, Bill Burns, Canadian Army, Raymond Cass, Center for Land Use Interpretation, CIA, Lt. Col. Jim Channon, Dana Claxton, Jean Cocteau, Salvador Dali, DBI Architects, Jan Dibbets, Encounter Magazine, Arthur Erickson, Harun Farocki, FBI, Coco Fusco, Dan Graham, Hizbollah, Albert Hofmann, Douglas Huebler, Israeli Defense Force, Donald Judd, Yves Klein, Joseph Kosuth, Hedy Lamarr, Alfonso Laurencic, An-My Lê, Libyan Minister of Culture and Ethnic Affairs, Lucy R. Lippard, El Lissitzky, Mark Lombardi, Gordon Matta-Clark, Simon Menner, Major. Vera Michael, Lee Miller, Richard Mosse, Sang Mun, MoMA NYC, NSA, Trevor Paglen, Palestine Arab Delegation, Roland Penrose with David Sherman, Queen's Press, Walid Raad, Fabian Reimann, Steve Rowell, Peter Paul Rubens, Raúl Ruiz, Ed Ruscha, Paul Ryan, Secret Level, Joshua Simon, Robert Smithson, Edward Snowden, Anna-Sophie Springer, Charles Stankievech, Deborah Stratman, Abbott Handerson Thayer, Tor Project, Tamas St. Turba, Ubisoft, US Army, Paul Virilio, Edward Wadsworth, Eyal Weizman, Wikileaks, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Amir Yatziv, Philip R. Zimmermann, and others.

Curated by Charles Stankievech


 

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Unknown (attribution revoked from Nicolas Poussin), Augustus and Cleopatra, 17th C. Oil on canvas
Collection of the National Gallery of Canada, purchased 1953 under consultation of Sir A. Blunt

     

Jan 23  | CounterIntelligence Exhibition | Opening at JMB Gallery, Hart House, Universty of Toronto.
Feb 19  | Intelligence is Knowledge With a Shelf Life | WORKSHOP at Gallery TPW with Blackwood Gallery + JMB Gallery
Feb 20  | Objet petit a | Film Screening Program 1, JMB Gallery, U of T
Feb 20  | Camouflage of Large Installations | Book Launch, JMB Gallery, U of T
Mar 11  | Ronald J. Deibert, Director, The Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, U of T. Talk at JMB Gallery.
Mar 13  | Fantasy is the Screen that Separates Desire from Drive | Film Screening Program 2, JMB Gallery, U of T

Awards | Exhibition of the Year & Best Curatorial Essay
Selected Reviews | Artforum | Toronto Star | Canadian Art | CV