Sept. 22, 2010 - Oct. 4, 2010
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche lights up the night Oct 2 for its 5th year. Here at Drake, the theme is The Space Between, with a series of projects by Canadian and international artists, whose work is somewhere between the heady pursuits of contemporary art and a heartfelt good time. Whatever you pleasure on Nuit Blanche, whether it's incredible music, spectacular art installations, artful cuisine or an art party, it will all be found here.
TM SISTERS w/ Sam Lopez de Victoria -
Hi Pressure, Drake facade
Drake's facade is transformed into an epic video game as you and your trusted friend or mortal enemy play against each other to navigate a surreal environment.
TYCHO - Underground
San Francisco-based Scott Hansen pools his skills as a designer with alter-ego electronic identity TYCHO, bombarding senses with a fully synched audio-visual performance.
With down-tempo Toronto producer Jason Alan in as Aton Tep (We Are Busy Bodies) + Montreal's Peer Pressure with a visual late-night dance party.
Kurt Bigenho - Experiential Modifiers, Lobby
NYC-based artist Kurt Bigenho sets up a lending library of usable art that allows participants to 'modify' their experience of the night. Borrow something for a few hours and see where it takes you.
Nathalie Quagliotto - Maturity Spin, Café patio
An interactive sculpture of conjoined merry-go-rounds invites revelers to examine the space between conceptual art and playground fun. The entrance to the patio will be flanked by two 7 ft. tall, chandelier-mounted bicycles made by Mark Charlebois.
Everything is Terrible! - Exclusive Nuit Blanche Mix!, Drake TV
Screens throughout the building will be equally captivating and terrifying as New York/LA/Chicago-based video collective Everything is Terrible! presents their hilariously surreal video mash-ups.
Nuit Talks - When Critics Speak - Underground
Join us for the last of the Nuit Talks series with When Critics Speak. Starting at 4pm the following day, you'll have time to take a nap and have brunch before some of Toronto's acclaimed critics elaborate on the night that was; with Russell Smith, Peggy Gale, Murray Whyte + more.
The Space Between was curated by Mia Nielsen and Andre de Pape with assistance provided by Danielle Forest.