As a part of NXNE Art 2014, artists from the Northeast shifted the narrative of Toronto’s streets, creating destinations of beauty. Take a peek at some of the images below and see how Toronto has been transformed…and then go check out the rest on foot! Pictures, as good as they are, just don’t do the art justice. Here’s tour #1.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We’re happy to announce that for the month of May, we’ll be open to the public each Thursday night from 3pm-9pm to give you a peek of the art works hanging in our space. This month coming up, we have Jon Todd and Jose Ortega on our walls. Come by after work for a little art and some friendly chats. Continue reading article →
Metro News’ online columnist, Enza Anderson, reports Toronto’s hottest parties and events, including the night presented by the Hermann & Audrey artist group held at the Baitshop Gallery for the CONTACT Photography Festival 2010. Anderson stated, “The capacity filled affair entertained guests in true awards style with dance and music.” Metro News is Canada’s most read national daily newspaper brand, attracting a youthful, active metropolitan audience of over 17 million daily readers and more than 37 million weekly readers.
The Live-Art Panel, part of Hermann & Audrey’s CONTACT Photography Festival exhibit, was featured on The Star online where a panel of photographers and marketing types discussed the current state of the photographic industry as an art form. The Toronto Star is Canada’s largest daily newspaper, with the largest readership in the country.