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


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

Don Was Here, Toronto's Don Valley

Lecture: Animating Green Civic Spaces

On Tuesday, March 3rd, we’ll be delivering a short talk on our public art projects in Toronto’s Don Valley. We’ll be joined by other public artists and civic leaders. You can register for the talk here. Animating Green Civic Spaces is

March 3, 7-9pm, 2015
Animating Green Civic Spaces


Empty(ing) Nest

Empty(ing) Nest is a towering installation (doubling as a yard sale) constructed from the personal objects and belongings of one suburban family. Accumulated over the span of 25 years, transplanted from the artist’s childhood home, and installed in the gallery,

Sep 26 - Dec 28, 2014
Commission for Harbourfront Centre


Between Doors

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 4, 2014
Commission For Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto


The Things We Lose

The Things We Lose is a public art project that gives willing strangers the opportunity to reconnect with a long lost item or person of significance via Toronto’s subway system — a platform with access to over one million daily

Oct 1 - 31, 2014
Commission for Art In Transit, Toronto


Time Capsule Workshop

Time Capsule Workshop: Psychogeography & Site/Social Art-Making Led by John Loerchner & Laura Mendes of Labspace Studio This roaming and exploratory workshop was held in conjunction with the Memories of the Future exhibition, a curatorial project that invited contemporary artists to

Nov 2, 2014 - Nov 2, 2064
Memories of The Future Commission | Gibson House Museum


Sculpting New Reads

Sculpting New Reads is the inaugural installation art program of The Word On The Street Toronto. This new visual arts program, curated by Labspace Studio, brings together Canadian artists and authors to explore how books can inspire new ways of thinking,

Sep 21, 2014
Commission for The Word On The Street Toronto



Passage is a collection of projects that respond to the challenges we face connecting to our lakefront in an increasingly urbanized landscape. Embracing the canoe as a cultural and historic icon for exploration, these projects suggest a call to action

June 21 - Sep 21, 2014
Commission for Harbourfront Centre, Toronto