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Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2014 transforms Drake into a Safe Space

Posted by Drake, 2 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, 2 months, 4 weeks 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

Music Monday: PHOX

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

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

Phox
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Drake Lab Update: Cameron Lee's Instant Fashion Show

Posted by Drake, 4 months 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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Five Artist Residencies Worth Travelling For

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Pursuing a career in the arts? Forget a MFA. If you're looking to mix your travel with your studio time, here's a selection of five artist residencies worth checking out.

Summer Residencies Banff Art Centre
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Marlon Griffith Kicks Off Drake Lab Summer Artist in Residence Programme

Posted by Drake, 5 months, 2 weeks ago

In 2012, we launched the Drake Lab, which expanded upon our Artist in Residence programme in providing free street-side open studio to artists and collectives to create, play and explore. This summer, we’re very excited to re-launch our pop-up space with Marlon Griffith.

Marlon Griffith Powder Box Documentation
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