SPAM is a collective of four graphic designers: Ayeshah Ijaz, Maggie Chan, Preethi Jagadeesh and Sayeda Akbary. Having become familiar with various aspects of traditional graphic design, each one of them now moves beyond their structured professional practice and into the intersecting horizons of various art and design disciplines through critical and visual exploration.
The value of the garment forms a thread between workers of the third world and consumers of the first. Through the perspective of motherhood, Touched explores both the unfolding of her labour within the confines of home and in gendered industries of our homelands. She is a common performer in this endless stage of production. Connections and disconnections are revealed through varied processes, raising hidden questions.
Come Up To My Room (CUTMR) Toronto’s largest alternative design show enters a new decade with new initiatives and a diverse lineup of local and national talent: 25 installations, 60 artists, and 4000 visitors, all in under 4 days. Gladstone Managing Director of Art, Britt Welter-Nolan is joined by three new curatorial forces: Jaclyn Blumas, Robert Cram and Elise Hodson.
CUTMR11: Thurs Jan 23 – Sun 26, 2014
- Opening Reception: Sat Jan 25, 2014 | 7-11pm
- Hours: Thurs 6-8pm, Fri 11am-8pm, Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-5pm
- Price: $10 ($5 for students on January 24th)