SculptingNewReads

SCULPTING NEW READS

Sculpting New Reads is the fourth annual contemporary art program of The Word On The Street Toronto — Canada’s largest book and magazine festival. Held on the grounds of the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, this exhibition brings together Canadian artists and authors to explore how books can inspire new ways of thinking, creating and innovating.

Opening: Sunday, September 24th, 11am – 6pm
Harbourfront Centre (Main Building)

Participating Artists: Nicholas Crombach, Sage Paul, Marian Wihak, and Alize Zorlutuna
Curated by: Labspace Studio (John Loerchner & Laura Mendes)
Participating Authors: Ron Sexsmith, Tanya Talaga, Lisa Richer, and Alejandro Saravia 

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DEEP BLUE | Oct 12, 2017

We are honoured to be part of the Great Art for Great Lakes initiative, a multi-city art project that is bringing together 8 great lake cities to co-create 8 permanent artworks that promote water literacy and protection. As the selected

Oct 12, 2017 | 10:00am - 11:30am
Commissioned by Waterlution for the Ontario Science Centre

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Main Sqaured | Aug 26 – Sept 3, 2017

Main Squared is a 9-day arts & community festival that will activate and explore the public square at the corner of Main Street and Danforth Avenue in Toronto from August 26 – September 3, 2017. Drawing inspiration and insight from

Aug 26 – Sept 3, 2017
Produced by East End Arts | Curated by Labspace Studio

Main Squared Festival

OPEN CALL: Main Squared Festival

CALL FOR ARTISTS & SITE-SPECIFIC PROJECTS DEADLINE: May 18, 2017 (5pm EST) PURPOSE Main Squared is a multidisciplinary 10-day public art festival that will activate and explore the under-used public square at the corner of Main Street and Danforth Avenue

August 26 - Sep 3, 2017
Produced by East End Arts | Curated by Labspace Studio

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CUTLERY CANOPY | April 17 – 28

Artist: Labspace Studio (John Loerchner and Laura Mendes) Curator: CD Sonter Environmental Consultants Cutlery Canopy is a large-scale public art installation constructed from recycled wooden pallets and over 20,000 pieces of disposable cutlery salvaged from the building’s food courts. That’s equivalent


Commissioned by Brookfield Property Partners for Earth Week

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Sculpting New Reads

We are very excited to be remounting this special exhibition at the Toronto Reference library. If you missed it at The Word On The Street festival this past September, be sure to pop into the library to view these four

Jan 28 - Apr 22, 2017
Toronto Reference Library | Curated by Labspace Studio

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Between Doors, Brussels Edition

Participative installation Between Doors raises the issue of choice. Are we truly the masters of our own decisions or is the freedom of choice nothing more than an illusion? The audience is invited to take part to a social and artistic

Oct 1, 2016
Commission for Nuit Blanche Brussels

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Sculpting New Reads 2016

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 the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, this exhibition brings together Canadian artists

September 25, 2016
Presented by The Word On The Street Toronto

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Passage (Ontario Place)

“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

Sep 15 - 25, 2016
Commission for in/future

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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!