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In its 20th anniversary year, Hermann & Audrey partnered with NXNE to present NXNE Art; a festival of Art + Urbanism designed to ignite a beautiful change within the city we reside. Each year, NXNE – the sister festival to Austin’s infamous SXSW – brings over 400,000 attendees, 800 bands, and more than $55 million in economic stimulus for the city of Toronto. From June 16-22nd 2014, over 50 celebrated artists from the North East and beyond, came together to challenge Toronto with interactive, digital, and graphic visions of an as-yet-to-be-imagined future for one of the world’s fastest growing cities.

NXNE Art was a 7-day festival made possible by engaging support from brand, community and artist partners, and was made up of 3 components and values aiming to connect the public to their city and to each other:

–     The NXNE Art Lounge, a central space of inspiration made up of 8 installations both visual and interactive.

–     Over 30 Urban Takeovers consisting of permanent murals and unanticipated spectacles.

–     A series of events designed to further community engagement and spark discourse.

  • Date: June 2014
  • Client: NXNE Art
  • Filed under: Art & Brand, Exhibition & Festivals, Public Art Projects