Nuit Blanche Toronto
FLY BY NIGHT 2017: Nuit Blanche at the Gladstone Hotel!
Exhibition Date: September 30th 7am-7pm, 2nd Floor Gallery
We are pleased to present FLY BY NIGHT 2017; Nuit Blanche at the Gladstone Hotel!
The Gladstone Hotel is pleased to present #FlyByNight2016 temporary installation showcases with a particular focus on 7 project’s immersive and ephemeral performance and installation in the hotel’s second floor studios public space. Fly By Night embodies the unexpected and boundary-pushing, creative one-night-only art experiences within Toronto’s oldest continuously run Hotel and cultural hub. This year, guests will enjoy a neon dreams and projected wonders and beyond through emersion of the senses. Guests will experience the visual, hysterical, transformational and experiential in each unique environment within the various spaces in the building in this dusk-to-dawn tour-de-force exhibition.
Our main floor Ballroom also be getting in on the magic of Nuit Blanche activation; where guests can enjoy libations, music and art installation. Our Melody Bar will have artful activations that will ensure a memorable Nuit Blanche 2017.
Don’t miss this 1-night-only art activation during Toronto’s largest contemporary art event!
FLY BY NIGHT 2017 PARTICIPANT LIST:
Curated by Lukus Toane
Nuit Blanche 2017: Many Possible Futures
To mark Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017, the City of Toronto has launched “TO Canada with Love”, a year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions honouring this milestone. As part of
“TO Canada with Love”, Nuit Blanche Toronto has created an overarching theme for the entire 2017 event, entitled Nuit Blanche 2017: Many Possible Futures. Applicants to the Independent Projects program are encouraged to look forward to the many possible futures of Canada in their proposals, addressing notions of identify, nationhood, migration, reconciliation, settlement, and the natural landscape, among others.
About Nuit Blanche Toronto
Nuit Blanche Toronto is the city’s annual all-night celebration of contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto’s arts community. Since 2006, this award-winning event has featured almost 1,400 art installations by approximately 4,900 artists and has generated over $311 million in economic impact for Toronto. Nuit Blanche Toronto is part of a 10-day program that includes the Nuit Talks series and Extended Projects. Look for information and updates at nbto.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/nuitblancheTO, Twitter at @nuitblancheTO, Instagram at @nuitblancheTO and Snapchat at nuitblancheTO. The event hashtag for 2017 is #nbTO17. For more information, visit www.nbTO.com
About TO Canada with Love
TO Canada with Love is the City of Toronto’s year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions honouring Canada’s 150th birthday. The program is Toronto’s cultural love letter to the country, offering a rich tapestry of more than 30 City-produced events taking place across the city throughout 2017. For more information, visit toronto.ca/canada150.
Image credit (left-right): Elizabeth Milton, Tori Fleming, Whyishnave Suthagar