PRESS

For press inquiries contact:
Laura Mendes, info@labspacestudio.ca

Press for Passage:

Vice
“Reopening a 70’s amusement park for a futuristic festival.” (Sep 16, 2016)

The Toronto Star
“Tour Toronto via the Pan Am Path” (Aug 7, 2015)

Press for Empty(ing) Nest:

La Press
“When Laval ignored the cliches” (Aug 8, 2015)

The Globe & Mail
“The strip mall celebrated – and other bright ideas to save a sprawling city” (Oct 23, 2014)

Press for Between Doors:

The Boston Globe
“With Illuminus, cutting-edge art comes to Lansdowne” (Oct 8, 2015)

Boston.com
“Watch Fenway light up like you’ve never seen it before” (Oct 11, 2015)

The Mass Media
“Free Art Exhibit ILLUMINUS Truly Lights up Boston’s Night Life” (Oct 16, 2015)

The Huffington Post
“Nuit Blanche 2014: 8 Nuit Blanche Installations with Powerful Messages” (Oct 4, 2014)

BlogTO
“The Best & Worst of Nuit Blanche” (Oct 6, 2014)

Torontoist
“What We Loved (And Didn’t Love) At Nuit Blanche” (Oct 6, 2014)

The Buffalo News
“13 Highlights from Nuit Blanche” (Oct 5, 2014)

Globe & Mail
“Nuit Blanche Transforms Toronto” (Oct 5, 2014)

Urban Toronto
Toronto Transformed: Capturing Nuit Blanche 2014 in Photos(Oct 6, 2014)

Now Toronto
Highlights from this year’s all-night art crawl(Oct 5, 2014)

CBC News
“Art installations light up Toronto” (Oct 5, 2014)

Toronto Life
“Four Must See Spectacles at Nuit Blanche” (Oct 4, 2014)

CityNews TV Interview
“Dozens of Must-See Nuit Blanche Projects” (Oct 2, 2014)

CTV News
“5 Must See Installations” (Oct 3, 2014)

Indie 88
“Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Best Bets” (Sep 29, 2014)

ArtBitch
The “A List” for Nuit Blanche (Oct 2, 2014)

Urban Toronto
“Nuit Blanche expands its reach beyond downtown core” (Sep 26, 2014)

The Torontoist
“Guide: Before Day Break” (Sep 26, 2014)

The Toronto Star
“Nuit Blanche is a scream and so much more” (Sep 26, 2014)

NuZulu
“Toronto artist duo prepares for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche” (Sep 26, 2014)

Varsity
Nuit Blanche Picks (Sep 26, 2014)

Press for The Things We Lose:

CBC Radio
Here & Now “Live Interview w/ Jill Deacon” (Oct 1, 2014)

CBC Radio
Metro Morning “Live Interview w/ Matt Galloway” (Aug 19, 2014)

Metro News
“TTC project aims for the art of lost items” (Aug 20, 2014)

Inside Toronto
“Items lost in transit make up The Things We Lose art exhibit for the TTC” (Aug 14, 2014)

BlogTO
“What’s the worst thing you’ve lost on the TTC?” (Aug 10, 2014)

CFRB 1010 Talk News Radio
“Live Interview w/ Edward Keenan” (Aug 20, 2014)

Press for Don Was Here:

Toronto Star
Toronto art duo chart out Don River’s historic channel for eco-fest (July 3, 2014)

Metro News (July 3, 2014)

Inside Toronto
Don Was Here project explores historical path of the lower Done River (July 4, 2014)

BlogTO
Now you can follow the former route of the Don River (June 23, 2014)

Torontoist
An urban intervention that examines the dawn of the Don (July 4, 2014)

Now Magazine
Newsfront: Don was Here (July 23, 2014)

Press for I’m Only Human:

The Varsity
Through the eyes of the artist at the Artist Project (March 3, 2014)

Press for The Noise Project:

Toronto is Awesome
Heart T.O. Column: The Noise Project (Aug 5, 2013)

CBC NEWS
The Noise Project aims to examine how urban dwellers interpret and filter sound (July 26, 2013)

CBC Radio Metro Morning
Live interview w/ John Loerchner & Laura Mendes (July 26, 2013)

She Does the City
The Noise Project Connects 25 Toronto Artists, Designers, and Urban Thinkers (July 23, 2013)

SPACING
Listen to Toronto at Labspace Studio’s “The Noise Project” (July 25, 2013)

NOW Magazine
Newsfront: THE CITY MAKES A RACKET (July 25, 2013)

Torontoist
Weekend Planner (July 25, 2013)

BlogTO
Weekend Events (July 25, 2013)

ArtSync TV
In-dept interview w/ Noise Project Co-Curator Laura Mendes (May 11, 2013)

CBC Here & Now
Radio interview (May 3, 2013)

Press for Advice for the Living:

She Does the City
“Advice for the Living Takes Happiness Underground” (July 25, 2013)

Global News
Advice for the Living comes to Toronto” (July 17, 2013)

CBC News
“Project brings pursuit of happiness to subway screens” (July 15, 2013)

CBC New TV 
“Advice for the Living on 6pm News
” (July 15)

CBC Radio,  Here & Now
“Advice on Happiness” (July 15, 2013)

680 News
How to be happy: Seniors, children give advice in TTC subway art project (July 15, 2013)

Toronto Star 
“Advice on happiness dispensed on TTC subway screens
” (July 14, 2013)

Press for 365 things in 365 days:

CBC Metro Morning

Radio interview
(Jan 11, 2013)

Inside Toronto

“A year of firsts for Riverside couple”
(Jan 22, 2013)

CTV Canada AM
TV interview (Jan 9, 2013)

Global Morning Show

TV interview
(Jan 3, 2013)

CTV News

TV interview
(Jan 2, 2013)

Global News

TV interview
(Jan 1, 2013)

Metro News

“Toronto couple had year of 365 new firsts in 2012″
(Jan 1, 2013)

The Toronto Star
“Toronto Couple Resolved 2012 would be a year of firsts”

BOLD Magazine

“An Unusual Method”
(June 1, 2012)

BOLD Magazine
“Belize:What Lies Beneath” (March 13, 2012)

Global Television

interview
(Feb 23, 2012)

Inside Toronto

“Not your typical new years resolution”
(Feb 06, 2012)

Press for Confessions Underground:

“Telling Secrets on the Subway”
Torontoist [July 13, 2012]

“Subway Secrets in Toronto”
CBC Radio Canada International for the LINK [July 8, 2012]

Confessions Underground on 9 news
NBC Colorado News [July 6, 2012]

“Confessions Underground on The National w/ Peter Mansbridge
CBC television interview for the The National [July 5, 2012]

“Confessions Underground on InnerSpace”
Space Channel interview for InnerSpace [July 4, 2012]

“Secrets spilled on Toronto subway screens”
CBC radio doc/article for World at Six [July 4, 2012]

“Confessions Underground on Here & Now”
CBC radio doc produced by Lily Ames for Here & Now [June 30, 2012]

“Artists taking confessions”
CHCH TV News [June 26, 2012]

“Vos confessions intimes diffusées dans le métro

7 Sur 7 Belgium [June 26, 2012]

“TTC Underground Confessions”
Global TV News Toronto [June 25, 2012]

“Art Studio asks TTC riders for very public confessions”
Global Edmonton [June 25, 2012]

“TTC to air videotaped confessions on platform screens”
680 News Toronto [June 22, 2012]

“Forgive me, subway rider, for I have sinned: Torontonians confess secrets”
The Globe & Mail [June 22, 2012]

“Project to show video confessions at TTC subway stations”
Toronto Star [June 22, 2012]

“Got a guilty conscience? Confess your sins — to Toronto’s subway riders”
Postcity.com [June 4th, 2012]

“An Unusual Method”
Bold Magazine [June 1st, 2012]

“Art house duo hope people will confess to TTC commuters”
Inside Toronto [May 28th, 2012]

Press for A Piece of a City:

Globe & Mail review by R.M Vaughan
“Forget Twitter this tree talks” [June 1, 2012]

Press for In Memory:

The Grid
Print Interview “Art Show at the Undertaker’s [Aug 17, 2011]

The National Post
Top 5 Things to do this week [Aug 19, 2011]

Canadian Art (online)
Featured exhibitions in Canada [Aug 18, 2011]

BlogTO
Print Interview “Defunct memory parlour hosts memory themed show” [Aug 20, 2011]

Press for I WORRY:

The Grid
“What? You worry?” [June 24, 2011]

Inside Toronto
“Upcoming Project at Labspace Studio is nothing to worry about” [June 24, 2011]

Press for Hydro Hike:

Rogers Daytime TV
TV interview [Nov 18, 2010]

Now Magazine
Featured Art Show

Press for Snow Days:

Inside Toronto
“Weather, mood and behaviour merge for project.” [Jan 11, 2011]

Blog TO
Featured Art Show [Jan 18, 2011]

Now Magazine
Featured Art Show

Press for Trash Talk the TTC:

The National Post
“Website gives TTC riders a place to vent.” [Jan 29, 2010]

The Toronto Star
“Go ahead, tell ’em what you think of the TTC.” [Jan 27, 2010]

Spacing Magazine
“Short turning towards Gommorah.” [Jan 25, 2010]

Press for The Lab Sessions 4.0:

BlogTO
“Deconstructing Hip at Labspace Studio.” [Oct 24, 2008]

She Does the City
Deconstructing Hip [Oct 31, 2008]

Press for The Lab Sessions 1.0:

Capital Magazine“A Loud, Arty Revolution.”[Jan 12, 2007]