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October 2020

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Safe in Public Space | Radical Love by Syrus Marcus Ware

October 16, 2020 - November 11, 2020

Safe in Public Space

A multimedia installation that centres Black and Afro-Indigenous trans women and non binary people, creating monuments to trans lives and their survival.

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Safe in Public Space | Receipts by Public Visualization Studio

October 16, 2020 - November 11, 2020

Safe in Public Space

A multimodal interface that receives, records, archives, analyzes, and presents testimonies to micro and macro aggressions in public space.

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The Essentials: Art and Urban Recovery

October 21, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Essentials

Join us for a panel discussion with Erika DeFreitas (Artist), Alvin Luong (Artist) & Joe Sellors (Project Lead, ShowLoveTO + ArtworxTO, City of Toronto).

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The Essentials | Alvin Luong

October 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Essentials

In Alvin Luong’s Life Preserver, a leisurely walk along the water leads to the discovery of a bundle of food that has been washed ashore. The bundle appears purposeful in its assembly, yet its function is unknown. The artwork is inspired by the essentials of food, shelter, and mobility; and the pursuit of these essentials by people across geographies, histories, and nations.

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The Essentials | Alvin Luong

October 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Essentials

In Alvin Luong’s Life Preserver, a leisurely walk along the water leads to the discovery of a bundle of food that has been washed ashore. The bundle appears purposeful in its assembly, yet its function is unknown. The artwork is inspired by the essentials of food, shelter, and mobility; and the pursuit of these essentials by people across geographies, histories, and nations.

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The Essentials | Alvin Luong

October 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Essentials

In Alvin Luong’s Life Preserver, a leisurely walk along the water leads to the discovery of a bundle of food that has been washed ashore. The bundle appears purposeful in its assembly, yet its function is unknown. The artwork is inspired by the essentials of food, shelter, and mobility; and the pursuit of these essentials by people across geographies, histories, and nations.

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The Essentials | Alvin Luong

October 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Essentials

In Alvin Luong’s Life Preserver, a leisurely walk along the water leads to the discovery of a bundle of food that has been washed ashore. The bundle appears purposeful in its assembly, yet its function is unknown. The artwork is inspired by the essentials of food, shelter, and mobility; and the pursuit of these essentials by people across geographies, histories, and nations.

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November 2020

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Hypervisibility in Public Space: An Artist Talk with Public Visualization Studio & Syrus Marcus Ware

November 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Safe in Public Space

Join us for a discussion highlighting the work and contributions of community leaders and creative project partners featured in the Safe in Public Space initiative.

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The Essentials | Interchanges by Winnie Truong at Canada Post’s South-Central Letter Processing Plant

November 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Essentials

Interchanges by Winnie Truong is the final of three projections in a series entitled The Essentials, curated by The Bentway as part of BigArtTO. The projection-based work will be on exhibit from Wednesday, November 18 through to Saturday, November 21 from 6-9pm each evening at Canada Post's South-Central Letter Processing Plant.

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The Essentials | Interchanges by Winnie Truong at Canada Post’s South-Central Letter Processing Plant

November 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Essentials

Interchanges by Winnie Truong is the final of three projections in a series entitled The Essentials, curated by The Bentway as part of BigArtTO. The projection-based work will be on exhibit from Wednesday, November 18 through to Saturday, November 21 from 6-9pm each evening at Canada Post's South-Central Letter Processing Plant.

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The Essentials | Interchanges by Winnie Truong at Canada Post’s South-Central Letter Processing Plant

November 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Essentials

Interchanges by Winnie Truong is the final of three projections in a series entitled The Essentials, curated by The Bentway as part of BigArtTO. The projection-based work will be on exhibit from Wednesday, November 18 through to Saturday, November 21 from 6-9pm each evening at Canada Post's South-Central Letter Processing Plant.

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The Essentials | Interchanges by Winnie Truong at Canada Post’s South-Central Letter Processing Plant

November 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Essentials

Interchanges by Winnie Truong is the final of three projections in a series entitled The Essentials, curated by The Bentway as part of BigArtTO. The projection-based work will be on exhibit from Wednesday, November 18 through to Saturday, November 21 from 6-9pm each evening at Canada Post's South-Central Letter Processing Plant.

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Safe in Public Space: To Be Safe in our Skin (Livestream)

November 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Safe in Public Space

Choreographer Karen Kaeja and collaborators, Nickeshia Garrick and Irma Villafuerte explore the idea of touch during a pandemic. View a raw livestream performance on Facebook that is intimate and up close, where the presence and harmony of three womxn of different identities address public safety.

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July 2021

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Happy Clouds by Stuart Semple

July 10 - July 25

Playing in Public, Summer 2021

Happy Clouds is a roaming installation of smiley-face bubble sculptures, that when released with helium, drift amid public spaces.

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September 2021

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Play Talk: Play as a Recovery Strategy (Part Two)

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Playing in Public, Summer 2021

The second in a series of online conversations exploring how COVID has impacted play for all ages and the strategies that have been employed to mitigate the negative effects of lockdowns over the last year.

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With One Beat by Bekah Brown

September 21 - October 18

Artist Residency

Artist in Residence Bekah Brown explores the Dish With One Spoon wampum by inviting Indigenous and settler communities alike to reflect on the sharing of space and resources in a collaboratively-created symbol of togetherness and healing: for the land and all its peoples.   Artist Statement My research has taken me from looking at the history of the land Toronto and The Bentway occupy to the Dish with One Spoon wampum and its relevance to our lives today. My work…

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October 2021

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Kindness Rocks Community Workshop

October 6 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Fall 2021

Join Paddy Leung for rock painting workshops at The Bentway Studio (55 Fort York Blvd) every Wednesday in October!

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Creative Window Mural Workshop

October 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Fall 2021

Be a part of the creation of a community-engaged window mural at The Bentway Studio with Julia Prajza

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Creative Window Mural – Paint Day

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fall 2021

Join Julie Prajza for an afternoon of mural window painting at The Bentway Studio!

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Creative Window Mural Workshop

October 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Fall 2021

Be a part of the creation of a community-engaged window mural at The Bentway Studio with Julia Prajza

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Kindness Rocks Community Workshop

October 13 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Fall 2021

Join Paddy Leung for rock painting workshops at The Bentway Studio (55 Fort York Blvd) every Wednesday in October!

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Mirage Map Workshop

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fall 2021

Participate in Blue Rock Collective's Mirage Map creation at The Bentway Studio!

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Creative Window Mural – Paint Day

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fall 2021

Join Julia Prajza for an afternoon of mural window painting at The Bentway Studio!

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Mirage Map Workshop

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fall 2021

Participate in Blue Rock Collective's Mirage Map creation at The Bentway Studio!

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Kindness Rocks Community Workshop

October 20 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Fall 2021

Join Paddy Leung for rock painting workshops at The Bentway Studio (55 Fort York Blvd) every Wednesday in October!

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