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Living treehouses

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American artist Patrick Dougherty specializes in “stickwork” installations; sculptures made from saplings. With the help of teams of volunteers, Dougherty spends around three weeks at a time on sites around the world, using the local environment and indigenous species to inform and create the final product. Continue reading

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Snaps shots from Nuit Blanche 2013

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Nuit Blanche is an evening when the streets of Toronto come alive. From sunset to sunrise, pockets of the city are filled with modern and contemporary art from around the world. This year, my journey thorough the extensive maze began at one end of the city and finished in the center of the action. Continue reading

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Yarn Bombed Train by Olek

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“Yarn bombing”—also known as guerrilla knitting and yarn storming—is a type of street art that involves covering anything from trees to benches in brightly coloured knits. This is the first time that anything as big as a train has been attempted. Stationed in Lodz, Poland, Polish-born, New York-based artist Olek recently worked for two days straight with four assistants to cover a real locomotive train in her trademark camouflage pattern.
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Custom Road Signs

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The Road Sign Project is a production of Centre3 for Print and Media Arts in Hamilton, Ontario, presented in partnership with Atelier Imago in Moncton, New Brunswick. The two art centres each invited artists to create road signs that incorporated the vernacular and syntax of email and text messaging. The initiative served two goals: to bring awareness of printmaking by presenting art in public space, and to show what was being produced in the studio. Continue reading

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