Interior view of Art Metropole, Toronto, 2008. Courtesy Art Metropole
Art Metropole is a nonprofit, collaboratively artist-run center located in Toronto, Canada. It fosters a variety of existing and yet-to-be-invented forms of publication, dissemination, and exchange in the field of conceptual artists’ bookworks and other artist-driven publication projects, such as audio, editions, new media, and video. Its activities include publishing, distributing, exhibiting, and running a public shop, as well as organizing lectures, performances, and discussions that initiate a reflection of and discourse on these practices within their contemporary contexts and the world.