Fragments

Currently on show at the Gladstone Hotel is Ryerson University’s third-year Image Arts photography students have come together in a collaborative effort to present Fragments, a visual dialogue which centers on human experience. Continue reading “Fragments”

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Now and Then: Myseum Intersections

Last night I trekked across the city to see the opening of “Now and Then” a video-art exhibition developed by the RT Collective in collaboration with the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA), Myseum of Toronto and the Gladstone Hotel. Continue reading “Now and Then: Myseum Intersections”

Come Up To My Room 2017, part 1

Come Up To My Room, is a main event during the Toronto Design Offsite Festival. Located in the Gladstone Hotel, on the Queen West West strip of Toronto, this is the alternative event to the much popular Interior Design Show.

Taking up the second and third floor of the hotel, artists transform the rooms into an imaginative landscape of political, immersive and fun explorations into what art and design can provoke. This year’s theme Transplant looks at our relationship with the world and with those around us that is informed and affected by geopolitics, media, and our digital social interactions. Ideas, knowledge, and culture filtered are expressed through these exchanges evolve once transmitted and transferred from one place and to another. Through this act of transplantation, art, media, and culture converge, diverge, and reemerge into new and unique collective entities, which is what presented throughout the hotel. Continue reading “Come Up To My Room 2017, part 1”

Eyes on Design

he 11th year of Come up to my Room features designs by different firms and installations. Eyes on Design takes a back stage look at the exhibition with interviews of the creators and curators at the historic Gladestone Hotel.