in/future

Upcoming: in/future

“John Loerchner and Laura Mendes of Labspace Studio continue their practice of sustainable art-making by repurposing old canoes through a unique installation on the silos that were first built to house an ‘Ontario North’ exhibit.”

in/future
A Festival of Art & Music
Sep 15 – 25, Ontario Place, West Island
Presented by Art Spin in partnership with Small World Music
www.infuture.ca

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Do you have an old, damaged or unusable canoe collecting dust?

We’ll take it! Give your old canoe a second life. Help us create a new art installation at Ontario Place honouring Toronto’s historical portage route. Contact us at 416-836-1516 or info@labspacestudio.ca to arrange a pick-up. Deadline to donate: August 23, 2016.


Call for Canoes!

SculptingNewReads

CALL FOR INSTALLATION ARTISTS

Submission Deadline: June 27, 2016 (5pm EDT) ***CLOSED*** Curated by Labspace Studio Sculpting New Reads is the third annual contemporary art program of The Word On The Street Toronto (Canada’s largest book and magazine festival). Held on the grounds of

Deadline: June 27, 2016
Presented by The Word On The Street Toronto

Passage

New Public Art Commission in Nanaimo, BC

Thanks to the City of Nanaimo, British Columbia, for inviting us to create a brand new version of our Passage installation for their Public Art Program. Passage, along with eight other installations, will be on display in May 2016 as part

May 2016
City of Nanaimo, BC, Public Art Commission

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Happy New Year from Labspace Studio

May your 2016 be full of open doors and opportunities! Keep in touch with us. Our contact information and website has changed. www.labspacestudio.ca | info@labspacestudio.ca



BetweenDoorsBoston

Between Doors, Boston | Oct 10

Part installation, part sociological survey, Between Doors invites audiences into an evolving narrative on the nature of choice. What is choice? Are we the sum of our choices? Are we in control of the choices we make, or is choice

Oct 3 - 4, 2015
Commission for Illuminus, Boston

SculptingNewReads

Sculpting New Reads 2015

Sculpting New Reads is the annual installation art program of The Word On The Street Toronto –  Canada’s biggest book and magazine festival. Curated by Labspace Studio, this contemporary art program brings together Canadian artists and authors to explore how books

Oct 22 - Nov 1, 2015
Commission for The Word On The Street Toronto

Empty(ing) Nest Laval

Empty(ing) Nest – Quebec Edition

Empty(ing) Nest is a towering installation (doubling as a yard sale) constructed from the personal objects of a suburban family in Laval, Quebec. This extensive collection, transplanted from the house of the Grebmeier-Forget family and installed in the gallery, offers

Aug 1 - 21, 2015
Commission for Maison des Arts de Laval

Passage, Don Mills Rd Bridge, Toronto, 2015

Passage (Don Mills Road Bridge)

Set against the backdrop of Toronto’s infamous Don River, cross sections of a canoe are scattered, divided and sunken into a concrete landscape. This large-scale installation pays tribute to the river’s long and tumultuous history, suggesting a civic call to

July 11 - Sep 30, 2015
Commission for Pan Am Path, Toronto, Curated by East End Arts

EcoArtFest

Eco-Art-Fest at Todmorden Mills

Our Don Was Here project is back for another year at No.9’s Eco-Art-Fest at Todmorden Mills, a summer-long public art festival in Toronto’s Don Valley. From June 20th to September 13th, pedestrians and bikers along the Lower Don Valley Trail will

June 20 - Sep 13, 2015
Commission for Contemporary No.9 Art & the Environment, Toronto