Amanda White is an interdisciplinary Toronto-based artist and a PhD student in Cultural Studies at Queen’s University. Her current body of work investigates relationships between people and plants. Teresa Carlesimo is a multidisciplinary artist whose work explores themes of placelessness, and socially and environmentally responsible urbanization.
PARKhive is a mobile archive greenhouse traveling around Toronto and distributing seedlings grown from seeds collected in the city’s parks. PARKhive aims to educate visitors about the urban canopy, local flora and the history of city parks, while encouraging citizen engagement in the development of green space.
Gladstone Hotel is pleased to announce the 3rd annual Gladstone Grow Op, a five day exhibition celebrating innovative ideas and conceptual responses to landscape, gardens, art and place making under the theme: culture of landscape. Grow Op 2015 will facilitate a cross-disciplinary forum across a broad range of creative practices within the vibrant setting of Toronto’s West Queen West neighbourhood. Grow Op, as one of the most intriguing annual exhibitions in Toronto, encourages a wide range of perspectives and dialogues around landscape and place; challenging our understanding of nature and the built environment around us. #GROWOP2015
Thursday, April 23rd – Sunday, April 26th, 2015 | Thurs. 11am-8pm, Fri. 11am-10pm, Sat. and Sun. 11am-5pm | Opening Reception: Friday, April 24th, 2015 | $10
For all Grow Op events and parties see our Grow Op event page.