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Extended Projects

Revisit the folllowing projects between September 30 and October 8 and experience them in a new light:

 

Walk Among Worlds
Máximo González

Walk Among Worlds is a large, immersive installation that meditates on political divisions in a world cracked by imaginary lines. Why do humans compare worlds and the lives they contain? Why do people separate them?  

Sponsored by Scarbough Town Centre

Scarborough Town Centre, 300 Borough Drive

Visit Monday, October 1 to Friday, October 5, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday, October 6, 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.; and 
Sunday, October 7, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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 Mirrors of Babel - Ellesmere Station - Am I Okay?

Tabban Soleimani

An immersive installation blends figures, shapes and texts to explore a bleak place of emotional and mental confusion led by feelings of helplessness. Part of a series of works in SRT stations installed in dialogue with eL Seed’s Mirrors of Babel.

Ellesmere Station

Visit during TTC operating hours

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Mirrors of Babel - Kennedy Station - little g
Javid Jah

little g is an anamorphic installation on the Kennedy Station platform, perceived in its entirety from one vantage point. Inspired by the story of Babel, the artist says of this work: “Today the city is a micro-universe of individual gods.”

Kennedy Station

Visit during TTC operating hours

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Mirrors of Babel -  Midland Station - Natural Love
Planta Musica

Natural Love is at Midland Station. “Love is the language that connects us all to Mother Nature and to our higher self,” says Muisca. “I think Babel is an example of how human ego affects us negatively. Instead, we should be acting with love and reaching God through love.”Universal Language is sited on the platform at Midland Station. The artist says, "This is the story of one woman's journey across a divided land and her will to overcome the borders that surround her."

Midland Station

Visit during TTC operating hours

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Mirrors of Babel - Lawrence East Station - Universal Language
Shalak Attack

Universal Language is a mural at Lawrence East Station. This is the story of one woman’s journey across a divided land and her will to overcome the borders that surround her, allowing Mother Nature to show her the way. 

Lawrence East station

Visit during TTC operating hours

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Mirrors of Babel - Scarborough Centre Station - Mord'iim
MEDIAH

Mirrors of Babel / Mord’iim is inspired by the story of Babel and the Hebrew word for “rebel.” The artist says this installation at Scarborough Centre Station expresses the “displacement and ‘scattering’ of humans across the earth.”

Scarborough Centre Station

Visit during TTC operating hours

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Cavalier Noir
Ekow Nimako

Using more than 80,000 Lego pieces, visual artist Ekow Nimako, with Director X, pushes the boundaries of materiality, content and form with his most monumental artwork yet: Cavalier Noir.

Scarborough Civic Centre Rotunda, 150 Borough Drive

Visit 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Everything I Wanted to Tell You
Hiba Abdallah

What are the untold stories, secrets and conversations about places you think you know? Everything I Wanted to Tell You captures complex narratives of Scarborough’s diversity, nuance and resilience.

Albert Campbell Square, 150 Borough Drive

Visit 24 hours a day



an initial aversion to the plight of the sufferer (Pietà)

nichola feldman-kiss

In a direct reference to historical representations of Mary cradling the body of Christ, this series of life-sized portraits challenges dominant representations of Black and Brown male bodies by exploring alternative ideas of tenderness and vulnerability.

City Hall Podium Roof, 100 Queen Street West

Visit 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.



Preserved

Gayle Chong Kwan

Preserved is an immersive photographic installation of immigrant neighbourhoods from around the world that are on the verge of being lost. These neighbourhoods are seemingly preserved in salt, and enlarged to theatrical set-design proportions.

City Hall  Green P, Decommissioned Bay Street Ramp, 100 Queen Street West

Visit 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.


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