Jim Verburg

October 13 - November 17, 2018

You do not even need to listen; just wait. You do not even need to wait; just become still, quiet and solitary and the world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice. It will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
- Franz Kafka

To align with the meditative nature and quiet tone of the exhibition, the gallery will not be hosting a formal opening reception. The artist however, will be at the gallery the following dates and times:

Saturday October 13, 2 - 6PM
Wednesday October 24, 11 - 6PM
Saturday November 17, 4 - 6PM

Jim Verburg is a Dutch/Canadian currently based in Toronto. Notable solo projects and exhibitions include Whatever Form This Moment Takes, Galerie Nicolas Robert, Montréal (2018), A Certain Silence at Zalucky Contemporary (2017), Shape and Light #1, a choreographed work for the Toronto Dance Theatre (2016), and One and Two at Galerie B-312, Montreal for Mois de la Photo Festival (2011) which received the Dazibao Prize. Verburg has been included in group exhibitions at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto (2013), Luciana Caravello, Rio de Janeiro (2014), Access Gallery, Vancouver (2014), Inman Gallery, Houston (2015), Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary (2016), and Cydonia Gallery, Dallas Texas (2017). His film For a Relationship won the 2008 Jury Prize for the Best Canadian Short Film a the Insideout Film Festival (Toronto) and was nominated for the Iris Prize (UK). His book O/ Divided/Defined, Weights, Measures, and Emotional Geometry was shortlisted for Best Printed Publication at the Gala des Arts Visual, Montreal (2014). A New Relationship Between Reflective Sides was launched at MoMA Ps1 with the New York Art Book Fair (2015). In 2017, Verburg was one of the recipients of the prestigious Chalmers Arts Fellowship. He will be launching a large scale public art work in Ottawa late fall/early winter of this year. His work appears in several private and corporate collections.