Over the Christmas holidays we hosted Papirmass’ 5th birthday party. If you don’t know who they are, Papirmass is a Toronto-based subscription company that delivers art and literature right to your door on a monthly basis. We had a wonderful time hosting the celebration party, collage-making party, and weekend-long pop up shop. Congrats to our friends on all their success! Here are a few snaps incase you missed it.
Introducing Third Thursdays Neighbourhood Crawl
Starting this October 16th, the third Thursday of every month will host unique experiences along the corridor of Dundas West between Ossington and Roncesvalles. This diverse stretch of galleries, shops, bars and restaurants will ban together to show locals and travelers what the new strip has to offer.
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As a part of Hermann & Audrey’s Toronto the Brave series, a light smith, a carpenter, a printmaker, a designer, a photographer and an architect took us on a tactile journey from the natural to the urban, this past December. The 9 artist WOLF PACK was also an ART PACK. The Collective Run was borne from a desire to reconsider the idea that only particular disciplines are ever attributed the “artist” label. The PACK was an inclusive and supportive entity that blended together the experiences of each integrant and their individual perceptions of reality, light, darkness, dynamism and spirit. The Collective Run represented how each member of the PACK felt about their ‘place’, their ‘environment’, their ‘nature’ and finally their role and expression as artists. Continue reading article →
Second round in Detroit and the fervour for moving there has only become stronger. The amount of opportunity and chance to create something that both positively impacts the city, beautifies the streets and engages community in their space is a strong reality.
VICE checked out Toronto’s Nuit Blanche 2012, and came across the work of Hermann & Audrey. There, the ever-witty members of VICE intended to note what makes the difference between art and garbage, beginning with Hermann & Audrey’s installation that involved framed artwork in a local park. Trees were lit with romantic lights and hundreds of frames hung from branches revealing love letters between two people for everyone to see. VICE enjoyed the “artsy” side of the installation, saying, “because they posted it to a tree, and not to the wall, it is art. See how this works? Winner: Photo on a tree.” VICE is a global youth media company that includes print, event, music, online, television, and feature film divisions that operates in over 30 countries. VICE is the industry leader in original video for the web, publishing 60 minutes of new video content every day.