“I Almost Ran Over Liza Minnelli Today”: Colin Campbell and Lisa Steele in L.A., 1976–77. ONE Gallery, West Hollywood. 8 July – September 23, 2018. Toured to VOX – Centre de  l’image contemporaine, Montréal, 11 February –26 June, 2021 and Or Gallery, Vancouver, 19 November, 2022 – 28 January, 2023.  Press from tour: Le Devoir, Vie des Arts and ReIssue.

Assistant Curator, Contemporary Art. Art Gallery of Ontario (6-month contract), 2015–2016.

Conundrum Clinique. 29th Images Festival, Jackman Hall, Toronto, Saturday 16 April, 2016.

Sky Glabush: What Is a Self? Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens. 17 January – 13 March, 2016.

Managing curator of Andy Warhol: Stars of the Silver Screen, assisting The Andy Warhol Museum curators Geralyn Huxley & Matt Wrbican and TIFF. I curated the accompanying film series as well as contemporary art projects by Pauline Boudry / Renate LorenzOlaf Breuning and Grant Worth, and a live feed of Figment. TIFF Lightbox, Toronto. 30 October, 2015 – 24 January, 2016.

Derek Sullivan: The Missing Novella. Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens. 19 September, 2015 – 3 January, 2016. The accompanying publication received a 2016 Design Award from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries.

Out of Line  with Saimaiyu Akesuk, Jaime Angelopoulos, Shuvinai Ashoona & Shary Boyle, Krista Buecking, Tammi Campbell, Mario Doucette, Jean-Paul Kelly, Siassie Kenneally, Lyse Lemieux, Jason McLean, Elizabeth MacKenzie, David Merritt, Thérèse Mastroiacovo, Olia Mishchenko, Kim Moodie, Ken Nicol, Alison Norlen, Luke Painter, Sojourner Truth Parsons, Ed Pien, Itee Pootoogook, Margaret Priest, Joshua Schwebel, Jennifer Rose Sciarrino, Derek Sullivan, Zin Taylor, Howie Tsui, Papiara Tukiki, Kelly Wallace, Charmaine Wheatley. Co-curated with Matthew Hyland. Oakville Galleries. 21 June – 5 September, 2015.

“I think you’re wonderful and so does everyone else.” with Mark Clintberg, Kristie MacDonald, Mungo Thomson, and Nadia Belerique. Co-curated with Kristin Weckworth. G Gallery, Toronto. 14 May – 13 June, 2015.

Roula Partheniou: House & Home & Garden. Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens. 29 March – 24 May 2015.

Depth of Perception with Trisha Baga, peter campus, Alex Da Corte, Anne de Vries, Christoph Girardet & Matthias Müller, Hadley+Maxwell, Marisa Hoicka and Johnny Forever, Oliver Husain, Vishal Jugdeo, Owen Kydd, Linda Quinlan, and Judy Radul. Oakville Galleries. 18 January – 15 March, 2015.

Trampoline Hall, Toronto. Monday 1 December, 2014. Lectures by Cait McKinney, Sarah Febbraro and Fan Wu.

Shary Boyle & Emily Vey Duke: The Illuminations Project. Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square. 14 September, 2014 – 4 January, 2015. The accompanying publication received the 2016 Art Publication Award from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries. Toured to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, February 3 until April 29, 2018. Press: Halifax Magazine, Visual Arts NewsThe Coast, Akimboand  Rachel M Thornton.

Guest-curated selection of YouTube videos for the exhibition Fan the Flames: Queer Positions in Photography curated by Sophie Hackett. Art Gallery of Ontario. 18 June – 7 September, 2014.

Sonny Assu: PossessionOakville Galleries at Centennial Square. 1 December, 2013 – 16 February, 2014.

Wu Tsang: Show’s Over. TPW R&D, Toronto. 5 October – 17 November, 2013.

Kelly Jazvac: PARK. Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens. 15 September – 17 November, 2013.

“Relax a little; one of your most celebrated nervous tics will be your undoing.” with Matthew Brown, Jennifer Chan, Christian Maychack, and Nadia Belerique. Narwhal Projects, Toronto. 21 March – 14 April, 2013. Press: Akimblog (review).

Out Night: History, Glamor, Magic. Ann Arbor Film Festival. 20 March, 2013.

Sissy Boy YouTube Night. Videofag, Toronto. 11 January, 2013. Inspired by the 2010 Ryeberg Live presentation The Gays of Tomorrow with Sholem Krishtalka; mention on artist Christian Holstad’s Top Ten in the November 2010 issue of Artforum.

Where I Lived, and What I Lived For  with Charles-Henry Bédué, Greg Curnoe, Moyra Davey, Hannah Hilary Enkel, Josh Faught, Laura Letinsky, Micah Lexier, Arthur Lipsett, Attila Richard Lukacs, Ken Lum, Gwen MacGregor, David Merritt, Brad Phillips, Cheryl Sourkes, Erdem Tasdelen, Jim Verburg. Oakville Galleries. 9 December, 2012 – 17 February, 2013.

Associate Curator. Oakville Galleries, 2012–2015.

That’s not a run in your stocking, it’s a hand on your leg.” with Mark Laliberte, Liz Magic Laser, Nikki Woolsey, and Nadia Belerique. Narwhal Projects, Toronto. 18 September – 20 October, 2012.

Jonathan Schwartz: The Skies Can’t Keep Their Secrets, The Power Plant & The Free Screen, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto, Wednesday 15 August, 2012.

Power Ball: Quarter-Life Crisis artist projects by Philippe Blanchard, Jesi the Elder, Sarah Febbraro and friends, Jesse Harris, Marisa Hoicka. The Power Plant, Toronto. 14 June, 2012.

Trampoline Hall, Toronto. Monday 2 April, 2012. Lectures by Meera Margaret Singh, Heath Flint and Amy Rutherford.

Coming After with Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz, Aleesa Cohene, Glen Fogel, Onya Hogan-Finlay, Christian Holstad, Danny Jauregui, Adam Garnet Jones, Jean-Paul Kelly, Tim Leyendekker, Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay, James Richards, Emily Roysdon, Dean Sameshima, Jonathan VanDyke, Susanne M. Winterling. Catalogue info here.

The Perlin Papers by Jenny Perlin. Pleasure Dome & The Free Screen, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto, Wednesday June 1, 2011.

To What Earth Does This Sweet Cold Belong? with Andrea Carlson, Annie MacDonell, Kevin Schmidt, Jennifer Rose Sciarrino, Erin Shirreff + a poem by Christian Bök. The Power Plant, Toronto. 11 March – 29 May, 2011.

People Like Us: The Gossip of Colin Campbell. Kino Arsenal, Berlin, May 3–4, 2011. Program and pics here.

On an Exotic Adventure… Home 2 by Olaf Breuning and Blondes in the Jungle by Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn. Pleasure Dome, Cinecycle, Toronto, Saturday 4 December, 2010. Program notes here.

Ryan TrecartinA Family Finds Entertainment 2004 + The Re’Search (Re’Search Wait’S) 2009–10. Art Star 4: Video Art Biennial, Club SAW, Ottawa. Saturday 6 November, 2010.

Paul and the Badger serial by Paul Tarragó programmed before all screenings of Pleasure Dome’s Fall 2010 season.

The Broken Shape: Jennet Thomas in Person. Pleasure Dome, Cinecycle, Toronto, Saturday 18 September, 2010. Essay here.

Animal Drag Kingdom. The Power Plant and Pleasure Dome, 401 Richmond Street West Courtyard, Toronto, Saturday 17 July, 2010. Program notes here.

Ryan Trecartin: In Short. Pleasure Dome, Inside Out and The Power Plant, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto, Saturday 22 May, 2010.

Ryan Trecartin: Any Ever. Co-curated with Helena Reckitt. The Power Plant, Toronto. 26 March – 24 May, 2010.

Daniel Cockburn: You Are In A Maze Of Twisty Little Passages, All Different. Pleasure Dome, Latvian House, Toronto. Saturday 5 December, 2009. Also touring internationally with a publication (cover here). Program notes here.

Property Is Theft. Co-curated with Jacob Korczynski. Pleasure Dome, The Leona Drive Project, Toronto, Friday 23 October, 2009.

With The Power Plant, Lawrence Weiner. Studio Theatre, Toronto. Tuesday 12 May, 2009.

Trampoline Hall, Toronto. Monday 9 March, 2009. Lectures by Grant Heaps, Kelly Jenkins and Katie Bethune-Leamen.

With The Power Plant, Together, Alone. Co-curated with Nina Möntmann. Studio Theatre, Toronto. Thursday 5 February, 2009.

People Like Us: The Gossip of Colin Campbell. Oakville Galleries (Centennial Square), Oakville, ON, 6 December, 2008 to 22 Feburary, 2009. Touring from 2010–2012. Accompanied by a bilingual catalogue (see Writing page).

Under the Microscope. Pleasure Dome, Cinecycle, Toronto. Saturday 22 November, 2008. And other programming in Pleasure Dome’s expanded Fall 2008 season, A Lower World: Excesses and Extremes in Film and Video.

With The Power Plant, The Sun Shines for You Today. Studio Theatre, Toronto. Thursday 16 October, 2008.

Assistant Curator. The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, 2008–2012.

With Inside Out, The House That Lust Built (William E. Jones + The Toxic Titties). Trinity Square Video, Toronto, 16 May to 14 June, 2008.

With Inside Out, God (Terence Koh). The Beaver, Toronto, 14 to 28 May, 2008.

With Inside Out, My Failure to Communicate. Cinecycle, Toronto, Friday 23 May, 2008.

With Inside Out and Vtape’s Queer Here Queer Now symposium, Passiflora (Fernand Bélanger + Dagmar Teufel) presented by Thomas Waugh. Innis Town Hall, Toronto, Sunday 18 May, 2008.

With Inside Out, Futureland. Cinecycle, Toronto, Friday 16 May, 2008.

With The Power Plant, Sadie Benning: Selections. Studio Theatre @ Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Wednesday 19 March, 2008.

With Inside Out, Artfags Unite! + Oliver Husain, Available Light Screening Collective @ Club SAW, Ottawa, Saturday 1 March, 2008.

Dangling By Their Mouths. Gallery TPW, Toronto, Friday 15 February, 2008.

How to Explain the Ephemeral and Tenuous Character of Life to Children: Films by T.J. Wilcox. Pleasure Dome, Cinecycle, Toronto, Saturday 2 February, 2008.

The Sign Flashed Out Its Warning. Co-curated with Jean-Paul Kelly. Pleasure Dome, Cinecycle, Toronto, Friday 7 December, 2007.

On Creaturely Life. Co-curated with Pleasure Dome members. Aurora, Cinema City, Norwich (UK), Thursday 8 November and Saturday 10 November, 2007.

For the Toronto Urban Film Festival, Urban Ennui, Wednesday 12 September, 2007. All works shown on TTC screens and available online.

Bad Boys: What JT Leroy Knew (About Being Fucked Up) Pleasure Dome, Cinecycle, Toronto, Saturday 10 March, 2007.

Irony Rising: The Body and AIDS in the 1980s. Curatorial Incubator v.4: That 80s Show, Vtape, Toronto, 3 to 17 March, 2007.

Theory of the Responsibility of Birds. The Free Screen, Cinematheque Ontario, Jackman Hall, Toronto, Wednesday 21 February, 2007.

Final Thoughts. The Free Screen, Cinematheque Ontario, Jackman Hall, Toronto, Wednesday 17 January, 2007.

News from Home: Sense and Nonsense. Pleasure Dome, Cinecycle, Toronto, Friday 8 December, 2006.

Drawn Towards Danger: Animating Violence. 19th Images Festival, Workman Theatre, Toronto, Friday 21 April, 2006.

(Mary, Mary) Are These the Hands that Cut?: Benefit Screening and Party for Glad Day Bookshop. Co-curated with Jean-Paul Kelly. Pleasure Dome, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Saturday 8 April, 2006.

Be Somebody: Seminal Videos by Paul Wong and Lisa Steele & Kim Tomczak. Pleasure Dome, The Rivoli, Toronto, Wednesday 15 March, 2006.

Truth Wrapped in Trash and Vice Versa: George Kuchar at Sixty-Two. Pleasure Dome, Cinecycle, Toronto, Friday 8 July, 2005.

All Dressed Up in Dreams. 15th Inside Out Lesbian and Gay Film and Video Festival, Cumberland Cinemas, Toronto, Sunday 22 May, 2005.

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