SUMO’s practice derives from the belief that “specialization is for insects,” poetry can be found in the prosaic, beauty in the ugly and mundane, playfulness in the utilitarian and, in doing more with the least amount of available resources. Gaston and Ruth both come from architectural backgrounds. Their experience includes architecture, urban design, landscape, furniture, curatorship, installations, and so on, resulting from an obsession for all forms of art and design which led them to establish Suzita Morita Inc. – A.K.A. SUMO Project.
Come Up To My Room (CUTMR) is the Gladstone Hotel’s annual alternative design event. CUTMR invites artists and designers to show us what goes on inside their heads. Coming together in dialogue and collaboration, participants are limited only by their imaginations, making CUTMR one of the most exciting shows in Toronto. January 24 – 27, 2013.