Yonge Street Media online took note of NXNE Art 2014 transforming the city of Toronto, “one alley at a time.” The article detailed that art “…is one of the only mediums with the capacity to shift the narrative of a city street, to transform a dark and desolate alley into a destination of beauty, a passageway that not only promotes foot traffic, but also enhances the safety of the entire area…” while noting “that’s exactly what is happening now [with NXNE Art]…throughout the city.” Yonge Street is a weekly online magazine named after the Toronto region’s main street and the spine that ties us altogether with a mission to see the future in what is working well in the Toronto region today.
Huffington Post Canada interviewed NXNE Art Festival Director, (and Hermann & Audrey Creative Director), Jacquelyn West. The article mentioned the new art program as a part of the NXNE Festival is “Something with imagination. Something with heart. Something that makes you feel.” Also, calling Hermann & Audrey’s Creative Director “a passionate city builder.” Hermann & Audrey took the reigns of NXNE’s Art portion this year for the first time in the festival’s history. Huffington Post Canada pushes the latest Canadian and world news content covering politics, business, lifestyle and the viral web.
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Crave Online took time to mention Hermann & Audrey’s Life Cycles exhibit, as well as NXNE Art (also produced by Hermann & Audrey). The article mentioned that Life Cycles compliments Bike Month with NXNE Art through the Life Cycles exhibit, as well community ride which allowed participants to check out the exhibit and then tour the city with photographer, Steve Carty, taking a look at the various NXNE Art installations set up across the city. Crave mentioned the exhibit depicts “cycling in Toronto as not only a great way to get around the city, but as art, fashion, and a sight to see around the city. Crave Online is the destination for everything men crave in Entertainment, Film, TV, Gaming, Music, Sports, and Life & Style.
Axs mentioned Canada’s premier festival, NXNE, in an article about the festival’s five broad focuses: music, film, comedy, art, and interactive conferences. Axs pointed out the highlights of NXNE Art (produced by Hermann & Audrey), as “a wealth of street art and projections, plus an imagined streetscape for Toronto’s future in a 3D visual installation.” Further, calling the installation “remarkable.” Axs is your ticket to the best live concerts, sports and entertainment. Giveaways, upcoming events, music news & more.
View the Vibe noted the top 10 artists to watch for at NXNE 2014 in a recent article. The article funnelled attention towards NXNE Art’s Urban Takeovers: “an amalgamation of local and international artists will transform urban spaces throughout Toronto into their own canvases.” Additionally, Hermann & Audrey’s Life Cycles, an exhibit about bikes and the people who ride them, was mentioned as an “exhibit [that] will resonate with all who revel in the mode of the bicycle.” Furthermore, NXNE Art made the list yet again with Mathew Borrett’s Future Toronto, found in the NXNE Art Lounge. View the Vibe is Toronto’s news, with Toronto restaurants and spas, guides, lists, the best things to do in the city, tastemakers, reviews, galleries, videos.
Crave Online aimed to get an inside perspective from our Jacquelyn West, Creative Director and Producer at both Hermann & Audrey and NXNE Art 2014, as “so many of the projects that are in the queue [for NXNE Art] this year get people involved.” The article sat down with Jacquelyn to discuss how NXNE Art would provide “compelling projects…kicking off a revitalization of the area by bringing art into the public realm.” Crave Online is the destination for everything men crave in Entertainment, Film, TV, Gaming, Music, Sports, and Life & Style.
Before Last Call wrote an article on “one of the most hotly anticipated festival events of the summer,” NXNE. The article pointed out that NXNE Art (produced by Hermann & Audrey) “combines creators and viewers in such a way that the urban sprawl becomes more intimate and participatory.” Further, calling visitors not to “forget the After Parties held at select venues and the NXNE Art Lounge. Rockstars aren’t the only ones who party hard until the early morning hours.” Before Last Call is about handpicking and curating the highlights of city nightlife to ensure you get access to places that will make your experiences noteworthy.
Quip Mag centred their NXNE focus on NXNE Art, approving of the “thematic efforts around the quiet moments of urban life” as shown through art. The article noted that NXNE Art is sure to “convert some into art appreciators and make quite a few fall back in love with Toronto,” finally adding that “Art lover or not this one is worth a walk through.” Quip Mag is an alternative music and urban culture online magazine.
It has come to be. The age of the celebrity catch-all endorsement is dead. Well, dying…
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