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

Don Was Here, Toronto's Don Valley

Don Was Here

Don Was Here is a public art installation that aims to ignite civic interest in the history, legacy and renewal of Toronto’s Don River and surrounding valley. From June 22nd to September 21st, pedestrians and bikers along the Lower Don

June 21 - September 10, 2014
Commission for Contemporary No.9 Art & the Environment, Toronto


Meet Arthur, a solitary but loveable creature living in a window vitrine on the Danforth. Unlike humans or animals, Arthur feeds solely off the affections of others. Without these affections, Arthur will shrink, weaken and wither away. Give him some

May 2 - 11, 2014
Commission for Art of the Danforth Festival