January 15-21, 2018
401 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON
Ideas Forum on Matter: Sun, Jan 21, 1-3pm @ The Gladstone Hotel Ballroom
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Brothers Dressler, Andrey Chernykh, Creators of Objects, Dear Human, Habiba El-Sayed, Nicholas Hamilton Holmes, Simon Johns, JP King, Olga Klosowski, Pamela Nelson, James Michael Shaw, Studio Swine
This annual thematic exhibition brings together 12 artists and designers to consider the theme of matter.
‘Matter’ explores acts of material transformation and change. It considers the possibility of material memory in which use leaves a mark, whether visible or invisible; the history and future of recycling processes from a personal to a global scale; and the mundane and ritualistic aspects of material use and applications. ‘Matter’ asks the question: what happens when we take a long-term view of material life?
With works in wood, paper-rock, Styrofoam, stone, metal, ash, ceramic, reclaimed plastic, concrete, and film, the exhibition features the work of Brothers Dressler, Andrey Chernykh, Creators of Objects, Dear Human, Habiba El-Sayed, Nicholas Hamilton Holmes, Simon Johns, JP King, Olga Klosowski, Pamela Nelson, James Michael Shaw, and Studio Swine.
‘Matter’ is curated by the Toronto Design Offsite Festival, with jurors Janna Hiemstra and Lukus Toane. Funding is generously provided by the Ontario Arts Council, and gallery by Urbanspace Property Group.
Image credits (in order of appearance): Studio Swine (cover), Dear Human, JP King, James Michael Shaw, Simon Johns, Creator of Objects, Nicholas Hamilton Holmes
Get the Toronto Design Offsite Festival logo for your website!
You have successfully signed up to our newsletter.
Enter your email to receive the TO DO's newsletter and stay up to date with news, events, and all things design. You may unsubscribe at any time
Don't have Facebook?
Create an account here
Have a Facebook account?
Login to your account here
Already registered? Login here
Wrong username or password.
Forgot Your Password?
Username already exsists.
Email already exsists.