Wednesday, September 26, 2007

crafty guide to Nuit Blanche 2007 - Zone B

this is part 2 of the TCA's list of Nuit Blanche events with a focus on crafty themes or handmade goods.
more info: Nuit Blanche.

Zone B

Swap'til you Drop - Collective Project and Alyson Mitchell
Allyson Mitchell - the Hungry Purse: the vagina dentate in late capitalism
Collective Project and Alyson Mitchell Bring a bag of clothing and shoot espresso. Get hopped-up, dressed-up and fired-up at Swap'til you Drop where stylists and seam rippers help you re-vamp your finds. It's political reduction and recycling in shopping. Plus, a work by Allyson Mitchell entitled the Hungry Purse: the vagina dentate in late capitalism.

ACA Gallery - Art Can Change the World
Group exhibition

ACA Gallery creates art video screened every 30 mins in Moss Park with music score by composer Jana Skarecky. In partnership with ReelHeART International Film Festival short screenings.
After 1 am: Mature content, suitable for audiences 19+
Create art bookmarkers with messages of peace as art installations. Bookmarkers to be sent to an Afghanistan library. Music by Friendly Rich and the Lollipop People, the Woodchoppers Association and the Samba Punk Sound System.

401 Richmond - Open Studio - Shameless Promotion
Group exhibition curated by Suzanne Carte-Blanchenot
Shameless Promotion - Open Studio
Viewers are invited to witness artists creating integrated prints using the cadaver exquis approach to printmaking where each print changes hands and techniques. Concurrently in the Open Studio Gallery will be the group exhibition Shameless Promotion featuring works by Doublenaut, Stacey Case, Jesjit Gill and Nick Kennedy, and curated by Suzanne Carte-Blanchenot.

Beaver Hall - Art at Beaver Hall
Group exhibition
Art at Beaver Hall
Resident artist members collaborate to present outdoor video projections and painting, photography, sculpture and mixed media in the gallery space. Plus, live music at 8 and 10 pm and a printmaking demonstration at midnight.
Mature content, suitable for audiences 14+. Sharron McCleod jazz performance 8:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m.Peter Brickell, printmaking demonstration at 12:00 midnight.

The Distillery District - Case Goods Warehouse - Inside Out
Group exhibition

Experience a 50 ft. "time sensitive" mural painting, raku clay firing, installation/performance art, dance, film and "Distillery District Ghost" storytelling. Come see, make, feel, touch, experience and be art from the "Inside Out"!

Marie Josette Wearable Art - Wrapped in Art
Group exhibition

An exhibition of innovative wearable art shawls, capes and wraps by prominent and emerging Canadian and international textile artists. Opening night launch held for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche celebrations.

Jewel Envy - Conceptual Jewellery as Communal Art
Group exhibition
Jewel Envy - Conceptual Jewellry as Communal Art
Work alongside artists and be part of the creative process of jewellery making. Contribute to the design and creation of a larger-than-life necklace; this exhibition piece will be made in parts and assembled by the participants on site. Suitable for audiences 10+.

Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD) - Transformed by Imagination
Group exhibition

OCAD presents an exhibition of diverse work by students, faculty and visiting experts that showcases materials and a school itself transformed by imagination. Exhibition includes Currents, an extravaganza of work by faculty and alumni of Material Art & Design.


Blogger Yannie said...

Yay, thanks Toronto Craft Alert for compiling this nifty list of events that I want to go to...sifting through every event in the Nuit Blanche bookie is a pain.

9:14 a.m.  

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