Fogo Island Film Festival: Resistance and Resilience an annual series devoted to international films that consider the diversity of relationships between nature and society. Screening of short film competition winner: Gems and Minerals by Diane Borsato at the Fogo Island Cinema and The Rooms, presented in partnership with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), The Rooms, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Film Development Corporation (NLFDC).
Toronto Biennial of Art, Mushroom Foray with Amish Morrell/Outdoor School and Alan Gan. Curated by Myung-Sun Kim, Toronto 2019.
Owens Art Gallery, Artist Talk, Visiting Artists Program organized by the Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University’s Department of Fine Arts, and Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre, Sackville, Fall 2019.
Toronto Biennial of Art in partnership with Ontario Culture Days, Do Blue Butterflies Eat Parts of the Sky? YOU ARE A GOOD APPLE, curated by Dave Dyment, Fall 2019. See the curator’s essay: https://culturedays.ca/blog/blue-butterflies
Art Gallery of Ontario, Artist Pop Up Talk on Pierre Huyghe’s video, A Way in Untitled, 2012-2013,Toronto, Spring 2019.
ARFF Amsterdam/Around Films Festival, Gems and Minerals screened and selected as a Finalist in the Experimental Film category, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2019.
UCLA, Visual and Performing Arts Program (VAPAE), Visiting Artist Talk, invited by Onya Hogan Finlay, Los Angeles, Spring 2019.
California State University (Northridge), Department of Communications and Performance Studies, Guest Artist Talk, invited by Professors Cait McKinney and Pavi Prasad, Los Angeles
Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Automatisme Ambulatoire: Hysteria, Imitation, Performance, with Diane Borsato, Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz, Claire Cunningham, the collective My Barbarian, consisting of Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon and Alexandro Segade, Brendan Fernandes, and Emily Roysdon, Sackville, New Brunswick, Fall 2019.
Small Arms Inspection Building/City of Mississauga, ORCHARD, (Permanent public art project) in partnership with Mississauga Public Art and the Mississauga Parks and Forestry Division - and other community partners. 2019 - ongoing.
Culture Days/ Small Arms Inspection Building/City of Mississauga, YOU ARE A GOOD APPLE, Project in partnership with Ontario Culture Days, curated by Dave Dyment, with other community partners. Fall 2019.
University of Toronto, Department of John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Visual Studies and Design, Guest Talk and Workshop for the MVS students, with Amish Morrell as Outdoor School, invited by Mitchell Akiyama, Toronto, Fall 2018.
Western Front, Mouthfeel, group exhibition curated by Hannah Jickling and Helen Reed, including Artifacts in my Mouth, by Diane Borsato, Vancouver, 2018.
Clint Roenisch Gallery, Wild Inside, group exhibition curated by Pamela Meredith, including Lorna Bauer
Diana Borsato, Vanessa Brown, Maryanne Casasanta, Tania Kitchell, HaeAhn Kwon. Toronto, Fall 2018.
Walter Philips Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, If The River Ran Upwards, group show curated by Jacylyn Bell, including Silvina Babich / Alana Bartol / Diane Borsato / Carolina Caycedo
T’uy’t’tanat-Cease Wyss & Anne Riley / Genevieve Robertson, Summer 2018.
2018 Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto Art Museum, Learning from the Lake, Maggie Groat, Kelly Jazvac and group show including four works from the series Pools, curated by Katie Lawson, Toronto, Summer 2018.
Queens Museum, Open Engagement conference for socially engaged art practices, Artist Talk/Open Platform, NYC, spring 2018.
Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Conversation about Practice, Publication Launch, Practice, edited by Marcus Boon and Gabriel Levine, Spring 2018.
Automatisme Ambulatoire: Hysteria, Imitation, Performance, with Diane Borsato, Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz, Claire Cunningham, the collective My Barbarian, consisting of Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon and Alexandro Segade, Brendan Fernandes, and Emily Roysdon. Owens Art Gallery, 61 York Street, Sackville, New Brunswick, and Tangled Arts, Toronto, Canada. Fall 2019.
MOTHER MOTHER, Vol. 2, Edited by Sheilah Wilson with contributions by artists including Diane Borsato, Maria Hupfield, Sigrid Sadstrom, Harushi Hayashi, Liz Atterbury and more. The book was produced in conjunction with an exhibition curated by Wilson at the Angela Meleca Gallery, entitled Repeat Pressure Until, 2017.
Creative Time Summit - Of Homelands and Revolution, CLOUD PARTY (Museum tour and cloud identification workshop) Sept. 28-30th. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 2017.
Art Toronto, AGO commissioned project - part of the series A DANCER IS NOT A SCULPTURE BUT A SCULPTURE IS A DANCE for the Opening Night Preview, Toronto, Fall 2017.
THE DINNER PARTY, Drake Commissary group project/dinner with chefs and artists, Toronto, 2017.
All the Names for Everything, a day long performance/walk with members of the botanical/naturalist community and Indigenous nature-education leaders forThe New Field, a curatorial platform on the Bruce Trail by Elle Flanders & Tamira Sawatzky of Public Studio, Ontario, Fall 2017.
Mushroom Forays, by Diane Borsato, ALMANAC, edited by Maggie Groat, includes contributions from Basil AlZeri, KWAG senior curator Crystal Mowry, Diane Borsato, Dylan Miner, Faith La Rocque, FASTWÜRMS, Jason de Haan, Jesse Harris, Jimmy Limit, Kara Uzelman, Kelly Jazvac, Open Structures, Tanya Busse and Joar Nango, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Walter Scott, Alicia Nauta, Amish Morrell, and Anne Riley.published by the Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario, 2017.
Contemporary Art Gallery, The Moon Is Often Referred To As A Dead And Barren World But I Think This Is Not Necessarily The Case, solo show in collaboration with the Vancouver Ikebana Society, curated by Shaun Dacey, Vancouver, 2016/17.
OCADU Gallery, CONSUMED: Preparing New Eating Rituals, group exhibition curated by Emily Cluett, including Basil AlZeri, Diane Borsato, Mark Clintberg, Myung-Sun Kim, Sooyeong Lee, Max Lupo, Peter Morin, Lisa Myers, and Dana Prieto, Spring 2017.
Banff Centre for the Arts: Walter Phillips Gallery Satellite Space, Improvise Everything. Group show curated by Jacqueline Bell and Justin Wadell, including Diane Borsato, Raven Chacon, Dylan Miner, Pauline Oliveros, Amanda White. Fall 2016, Banff, Alberta.
Banff Centre for the Arts, Forest walk/performance in collaboration with Katherine Ylitalo, part of The Art of Stillness residency, Banff, Alberta, 2016.
Gendai Gallery, ALL OUR FLOURISHING IS MUTUAL, Bread and Honey event/performance with chefs and urban beekeepers, for MMMMM…. Gendai Kitchen at the Drake Hotel, curated by Su-Ying Lee, Toronto, 2016.
Art Museum at the University of Toronto/Doris McCarthy Gallery, Foray/performance, in Outdoor School curated by Amish Morrell, 2016, Toronto.
Cultural Matchmaking, Participation in project curated by Carl Wilson and Margaux Williamson, with Harriet Alida Lye, Toronto, 2016.
San Diego Art Institute, Sweet Gongs Vibrating, exhibition of Cemetery (Video) Group show curated by Amanda Cachia, Spring 2016, San Diego, California.
Hart House and the Jackman Humanities Institute, An Object's Banquet, performance of Leaf Arrangements, curated by Gabriel Levine and part of Animate Entities: Objects in Performance series of events supported in part by the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto. 2016, Toronto.
Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Objects Lie on a Table, curated by Emelie Chhangur, Group exhibition including new work from the Arrangements series, and Tea Service (Conservators will wash the dishes), Diane Borsato, Aleesa Cohene, Erika DeFreitas, Derek Liddington, Gertrude Stein, and Terrarea, 2016, Toronto.
Open Studio, A la recherche, works from the Arrangements series, group show curated by Barbara Balfour, including Barbara Balfour, Marcus Boon and Christie Pearson (collaborating one one project), Diane Borsato, Yael Brotman, Bill Burns, Tara Cooper, Michel Daigneault, Janice Gurney, Marla Hlady, Risa Horowitz, Nestor Kruger, Caroline Langill, Yam Lau, Jenn Law, Nina Levitt, Gwen MacGregor, Patrick Mahon, Annie Martin, David Merritt, Christof Migone, June Pak, Andy Patton, Ed Pien, Stephanie Shepherd, Penelope Stewart, Derek Sullivan, Monica Tap, Jeannie Thib, Brandon Vickerd, Joy Walker. Spring 2016, Toronto.
Toronto Dance Theatre, Choreography/performance for Singular Bodies, Dancer: Valerie Calam, Artistic Director: Christopher House, Winchester Street Theatre, Spring 2016, Toronto.