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Going Everywhere and Anywhere with Douglas Coupland

Posted by Drake, 1 week, 1 day ago

From Microserfs to Kitty Clone, Douglas Coupland has continued the distinctly Canadian tradition of McLuhanian thought regarding society, technology and culture. On now until April 26, Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is everything is the first major survey of the writer and artist's work, taking place at two notable Toronto institutions, the ROM and MOCCA.

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Drake Devonshire Artist In Residence: Winnie Truong

Posted by Rea McNamara, 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Earlier this month, Toronto artist Winnie Truong was one of the first artists to participate in our Drake Devonshire Artist-in-Residence programme. We caught up with her about her time at the Lake, where she discussed the work she did as well as delved further into the nature of her practice.

Winnie Truong at the Lake
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Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2014 transforms Drake into a Safe Space

Posted by Drake, 5 months ago

For Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2014, “Safe Space” will be a series of site-specific performances and installations that will evolve through the night, with artists’ leading a communal exploration for guests into physical and virtual natures, delving into the graphic artifacts from a pre-bits and bytes world.

A still from Sara Ludy + Nicolas Sassoon's Wallpapers facade projection (Courtesy of the artists)
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Screening Soon in Room 222: TUFF 2014

Posted by Drake, 6 months ago

Not keen on TIFF’s red carpet or rush ticket lines? Look then under the city streets, (or in our very own Room 222!) for the Toronto Urban Film Festival.

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Music Monday: PHOX

Posted by Drake, 7 months ago

PHOX is blowing up in the music world and we totally get it.

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Drake Lab Update: Cameron Lee's Instant Fashion Show

Posted by Drake, 7 months, 1 week ago

On Jul 21, the Drake Lab played host to Instant Fashion Show, an event that’s part of the public programming coinciding with Cameron Lee’s behind the curtain Drake Lab residency. Our assistant curator, Rea McNamara, provides a recap of the event.

Cameron Lee Instant Fashion Show Group
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