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Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, Thursday, January 24, 2019
Location: IBI's Multipurpose Room (Ground Floor), 55 Saint Clair Ave W
The Ideas Forum features fast-paced and fun presentations (20 slides shown for 20 seconds each) by artists and designers exploring the theme of water from material, aesthetic, cultural, political, poetic, and ecological perspectives.
Hear fresh perspectives on the Great Lakes from photographer Victoria Piersig, surfer and designer Antonio Lennert, and architecture and public art duo Polymetis. Learn about water management from architect Aziza Chaouni and DTAH’s Yvonne Battista and James Roche. Artist Lisa Hirmer and architecture firm IBI Group’s Matthew Belaen speak about their how their respective artistic contributions to this year’s DesignTO Festival address water, and The Bentway’s Director of Programming, Ilana Altman, discusses the relationship of their site to Lake Ontario.
Doors open at 6pm. After the talk, head out into the neighbourhood for over several installations within walking distance.
This IDEAS Forum is organized in partnership with DesignTO as part of the DesignTO Festival 2019. The TSA is proud to be an Association Partner of DesignTO.
This event is free!