Upside Down and Backwards

Residencies

What would it mean to conceptualize the “classroom as a work of art?” Exploring this potential, a series of residencies were created in various educational sites.

Residencies

Upside Down and Backwards

Upside-down and Backwards

Hannah Jickling and Helen Reed collaborate with a grade 3 and grade 6 class, resulting in a series of inver­sions, reflec­tions and refrac­tions about nature and cul­ture.

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Museum without entrance

Museum Without Entrance

This residency, by artist Rodrigo Hernandez-Gomez, brings together collectors, private collections and audiences in the City of Toronto to create the Museum Without Entrance.

Residencies

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Your Lupines or Your Life

The project takes its name from a 1974 Monty Python sketch about an inept highway robber who, with his catchphrase “your lupines or your life,” steals lupine flowers from the nobility to redistribute to the poor.

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Kanye Wong

Friday

‘Friday’ is a collaboration between Sarah Febbraro and a grade 10, 11, and 12 class that brings together a talk-show aesthetic with the well-know tradition of high school talent shows.

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Multiple Elementary/Ask Me Chocolates

An artwork by Helen Reed, Hannah Jickling, and a grade 6 class, ‘Ask Me Chocolates’ is a series of limited edition artist multiples, made with both milk and dark chocolate.

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Extra Curricular Curriculum Vitae

Extra Curricular Curriculum Vitae

‘Extra Curricular Curriculum Vitae’ was an installation and series of slideshows featuring discards and detritus from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) basement.

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Walls to the Ball

Walls to the Ball

As a research performance platform Hazel Meyer uses the trope of basketball to investigate gender, sports, althleticism and textiles. Working with two secondary classes the installation became a “weird growth” in the school.

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Ponytail Express

Hazel Meyer collaborates with the AGO’s Youth Council to explore the Ponytail Express: an ongoing research-performance platform about athletics, aesthetics, gender, and co-opting mass forms of communication.

Residencies

# (Insert Awesome Title Here) And Other Fantastic Stories

Shannon Gerard’s 8-week workshop that questioned the nature and scope of publication.

Residencies