P/A/P/E/R – Mark Laliberte

Join us for a private reception on May 29th (3-5pm) at Capital One’s Head Office. RSVP REQUIRED: info@labspacestudio.ca MARK LALIBERTE is a visual artist, designer, writer, curator and soundmaker with an MFA from the University of Guelph. He has exhibited and

April - July, 2014
Capital One Corporate Art Program, Curated by Labspace Studio

A Hydro Picnic Under the Stars

By transforming the ubiquitous hydroelectric tower into a site of social activity, this immersive installation aims to playfully re-contextualize our relationship to the mundane, functional infrastructures around us, while simultaneously acknowledging our innate human need to connect, consume and modify

March 1 - 16, 2014
Commission for Art Souterrain & Nuit Blanche, Montreal

I’m Only Human

We all make mistakes. But what does it mean to say “I’m Sorry”? This large-scale installation examines the loaded language of regret using 100 golden letter-shaped balloons and quotes collected from Rob Ford press conferences. Entrance Installation By Labspace Studio

February 20 - 23, 2014
Commission for The Artist Project, Contemporary Art Fair


Using a pair of modified headphones (equipped w/ spy mics) the artists are able to covertly record moments of exchange, exposing the underlying psychology of verbal communication. Overheard explores the act of passive and active eavesdropping in public spaces, calling

July 26 - 27, 2013
Commission for the Noise Project


The Noise Project

The Noise Project brings together a loose network of artists, producers, designers, urban thinkers, young students, and the public, to examine the concept of “noise” from a citizen’s perspective. Through critical dialogue, experiential learning, and collaborative approaches to research, art

July 26 - 27, 2013
99 Gallery

Advice for the Living

Advice for the Living is a social experiment, public intervention and video art project created by John Loerchner & Laura Mendes, Co-Directors of Labspace Studio. The project explores the elusive and interrelated themes of wisdom, knowledge, and the ongoing search

Jul 15 - 28, 2013
Commission for Art in Transit

Places, Spaces and Distant Worlds

(Part of Capital One’s Corporate Art Program) Artists: TIMEANDDESIRE, Jenna Faye Powell, Ben Stansfield, Isaac Weber Curated by: Labspace Studio Places, Spaces and Distant Worlds brings together a collection of real, imagined, fictitious, curious, elaborate, abstract, metaphorical, physical and non physical landscapes

April 1 – July 26, 2013
Capital One Art Program commission, Toronto, CA

365 Things in 365 Days

Labspace Studio Co-Directors, John Loerchner & Laura Mendes, embark on a personal art project/challenge to do 365 new things in 365 days (like bake a pie from scratch, bungee jump, build a robot, fly a box-kite, churn butter, learn to

Jan 13 '12 – Jan 14 '13
A Challenge To Do 365 Things In 365 Days

Tree Swing in Leslie Spit

Site specific installation, Leslie Spit, Toronto By Laura Mendes & John Loerchner Part of 365 Things in 365 Days project

April 6, 2012
Make a tree swing: To-Do #80

Confessions Underground

Part social experiment, part public intervention, Confessions Underground is a video based art project that gives willing participants the rare opportunity to record a private on-camera confession and broadcast it publicly over 300 of Toronto’s digital subway platform screens. For

July 2 – July 15, 2012
Commission for Pattison OneStop & Art 4 Commuters