Kensington Art Project
Yvonne Bambrick, Streets coming to life in the Market
Kensington Market continues to resist homogenization. Discover the
Market and this
dialogue, through beautiful, provocative and surprising works of
art. Kensington Market is bordered by College St. to Dundas St.
W. and Spadina Ave. to Bellevue Ave.
The Portrait Party
Alex vs Alex
Live portraiture and projection at Ronnie’s Local. Portrait
shots will take place between 8 pm and 2 am with live projection
continuing until sunrise.
Michael Bartosik, Heather McLean and Craig Stephens
An office photocopier is the site of new networks. You’re
invited to drop your guard and your bottom and record your fanny
as ambassador of the real and visceral.
Punch & Judy
Clay & Paper Theatre
A popular puppet show rooted in Italy’s 16th century commedia
dell’arte, performed by Professor David Anderson and his school
of punch pupils.
Infinite Exchange Gallery
Jennifer Delos Reyes and Lori Gordon
IEG is a public market place/art gallery. Through collaborative
negotiation between artist and buyer, works can be traded for a
story, a map, a blender. The possibilities are endless.
What I meant to tell
Three cozy living rooms provide a space for participants to voice
things left unsaid. Telephone connections link anonymous strangers
or friends as confessors or advisors to right wrongs, confess sins
or get the last word in.
Archaeology of 26 and
28 Oxford Street
Three viewing booths with illuminated photographs serve both as
witness and document to the eviction, demolition and transformation
of 26/28 Oxford Street; a testimony to rapid urban renewal and its
A storefront window serves as a lens for performance. Activated
through live and prerecorded video, the ordinary objects and activity
of the surrounding neighbourhood are transformed and re-examined.
A continuous piece of white fibre strings together the space between
existing or found objects and architecture, weaving the site into
an urban textile.
Amber Landgraff and Janina Piva
Postcard racks throughout Kensington Market provide a free history
lesson for the taking, revealing lesser-known facts about Kensington
Market’s rich history, rebellious roots and phantom landmarks.