Sean Martindale Explores the Politics of Place with Love The Future / Free Ai Weiwei at Whippersnapper Gallery
Groundswell was recently invited to contribute an exhibition essay for Sean Martindale’s Love the Future / Free Ai Weiwei, a sculptural installation at Whippersnapper Gallery through the end of this month.
We are pleased to announce that Shannon Linde & Edward Birnbaum are the winners of the FEAST Project Grant, and Zack Pearl & April Wong are the winners of the XPACE FEAST Student Grant. Shannon Linde & Edward Birnbaum proposed the Toronto Sauna Project, which they describe as: a public installation that takes over an [...]
(Susie Husted is a Boston-based social justice activist who acted as a community advisor to Artists in Context’s conference planning. Susie’s been a strategic player in the planning of many Boston-based events including the annual HONK! Festival, 2010 Food not Bombs 30th Anniversary Festival and A People’s Celebration of Howard Zinn, as well as city-wide student [...]
In Montreal, fifty public space activists known as ARTUNG! have successfully taken back hundreds of spaces owned by the advertising companies Pattison, CBS Outdoor and Astral Media, filling the space instead with community artwork. The Beehive Collective’s No Fences, No Borders for ARTUNG Plateau Mont-Royal, the borough where the action was staged, recently voted to [...]
Planter box intervention designed by Sean Martindale, photo courtesy of the artist FEAST Toronto grant recipient Sean Martindale and a team of about a dozen urban interventionists took part in a weekend-long installation of Outside the Planter Boxes, intended to highlight some of the neglected city tree planter boxes that line our busy streets by [...]