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Dream Street by The Street Society
June 19 - September 26
Location: 125-133 Niagara St
Opens June 19 (approx.)
Use the different backdrops in the mural to create and record your own stories using #playinginpublic. From the urban forest to the local store, there are many places to explore.
Dream Street is a vertical playground open to all, inviting visitors to experience the city from a child’s perspective. This utopian cityscape mural is co-created with youth from Paris and Toronto. Like an outdoor film set, the different backdrops are perfect to play, to imagine, and to record stories. Mixing scales and perspective effects, the mural offers a fully immersive experience.
Dream Street was produced as part of The Bentway’s Playing in Public exhibition. Created and designed by The Street Society (creative urban agency based in Paris), with Bérénice Milon, Margaux Grappe, Eloïse Gillard, Edoardo Cecchin, Justine Lipski, Clémence Chapus and Alice Cabaret.
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Dream Street is a part of The Bentway’s Playing in Public season, a collection of outdoor and online projects that invite you to rediscover “play” in the city.
About The Street Society
The Street Society is a creative urban strategy agency based in Paris. Structured around a global network, its multidisciplinary team of urban thinkers and designers, writers and illustrators, artists and architects create strategies to transform underused spaces into new places. The Street Society provides strategic solutions to build, transform or activate public spaces, buildings or neighborhoods – through research, urban design, community engagement and art installations. At the heart of The Street Society approach is the willingness to explore the link between people and places, and to always design contextual, bespoke interventions.
TAS is an unconventional impact company that promotes connected neighbourhoods and caring, committed communities. They focus on increasing affordability, tackling climate change, and building social capital to create neighbourhoods – and ultimately cities – where people can thrive and belong.
Dream Street is supported by…
The mural was co-created with youth from Paris and Toronto. See below for some images from the youth.