Looking for something fun to do this week? There are always cool events and exhibitions going on in Toronto, but sometimes all that choice can be a little overwhelming. That’s why we put together a weekly list of the most interesting art and design events going on in the city. Here’s what we’re checking out this week.

Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present

As part of their Game Changers series, Hot Docs will be presenting a documentary exploring Marina Abramovic’s groundbreaking career, shining a light on her recent retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art.

November 14, 2017 | 9:30pm

GLOBUS by Florian Innerkofler

In his first Toronto exhibit photographer Florian Innerkofler shares a selection of his personal photographs. Pieces range in subject matter from New York City skyscrapers to the Arctic Circle and everything in between. Prints will be available for sale, with a portion of the proceeds going to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

November 16 – 20, 2017

Quiet Lightning

The Films of Kidlat Tahimik
For their Wavelengths series TIFF Cinematique will be hosting free showings of 5 films by Kidlat Tahimik. To kick-off the screenings there will also be a one-night-only pop-up dance performance. Additionally Tahimik, himself will be on hand to introduce the first few screenings.

November 16 – 21, 2017
Dance Performance: November 16, 2017 | 6pm

Creative Algorithms: From Islamic Art to Digital Media

Dr. Laura U. Marks joins the Aga Khan Museum for a lecture discussing media art and its roots in Islamic art. Marks will also touch on the ways Islamic art has influenced European art.

November 19, 2017 | 2pm

EYE BUY ART Weekend Pop-Up

Online gallery EYE BUY ART is popping up in FCP Gallery. The pop-up includes work from Canadian and international artists like Becky Comber, Heidi Conrod, Ryan Schude and more. There will also be an exclusive artist talk with Toronto artist Kristin Sjaarda.

Pop-Up runs until November 24, 2017
Artist Talk: November 16, 2017 | 12:15 pm