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Digital Exhibits

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CHIME Digital Exhibits

Curated by: Leila Talei, Heather Conyers, Nadine Finlay, Maya Modzynski, Hillary Weppler, and Jennifer Norman.

CHIME Digital Exhibits is a unique five part exhibition covering over 300 years of the history of Etobicoke's Lakeshore Grounds. Created by a collective of postgraduate students in Humber College's Arts Administration and Cultural Management program, the exhibition features a close up look at: the Lakeshore Teachers' College, the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital, Indigenous peoples' trading routes, Movies and television filmed on location, and the Ecology of Colonel Samuel Smith Park - all coming together to form the acronym CHIME. Many of the featured photos, maps, drawings, and other materials are exhibited together for the very first time.

 

 

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Secrets of an Ever-changing Landscape

Artists: Gary Blundell and Victoria Ward

In the fall of 2016, Gary Blundell and Victoria Ward of @hotspurstudio "took over" our Instagram account (@LakeshoreGrnds). During this time they posted a series of 24 images inspired by the history and changing landscape of the Lakeshore Grounds.

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Secrets of an Ever-changing Landscape

Artists: Gary Blundell and Victoria Ward

In the fall of 2016, Gary Blundell and Victoria Ward of @hotspurstudio "took over" our Instagram account (@LakeshoreGrnds). During this time they posted a series of 24 images inspired by the history and changing landscape of the Lakeshore Grounds.

Click on the thumbnail to view the collection in full

Visualizing Absence

Curated by Anne Zbitnew

Artists: Anne Zbitnew, Ala Asadchaya, Alison Brenzil, Dave Clark, Stas Guzar, Susan Mentis, Lucy Parker, and Hannah Zbitnew

Visualizing Absence: Memorializing the histories of the former Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital grounds was a collaborative arts-based research response to archival images, patient records, and hidden and lost stories and memories that constitute Humber College’s historic Lakeshore grounds. 

The original exhibit was held in the L Space Gallery at Humber College from May 22 to July 3, 2015. 

 

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Close-up of embroidered word "Mother" on cloth

Myseum Intersections Festival Online Exhibits

The four exhibits that appear below were created as part of the First Annual Myseum Intersections Festival in March 2016. To view the exhibits, click on the thumbnails below.

Myseum of Toronto is a a non-profit organization led by a group of private citizens committed to telling the story of Toronto’s natural spaces, cultures, history, archaeology, and architecture. Through collaborative programming experiences, Myseum’s objective is to foster a greater appreciation of our city. Using Toronto as the exhibit, Myseum is not one place, it’s every place. Myseum programs are co-created by present and former Torontonians from across the GTA and around the world. 
 

For more information about Myseum Intersections, visit www.myseumoftoronto.com/intersections

Our Aboriginal

Roots

Curated by Ala Asadchaya

with guidance

from Shelley Charles

Featuring the photography of Jeremy Sale

Sketch of cottage renovations

Transformation of the Cottages

Curated by Tara Mazurk

 

​Images courtesy of

Taylor Hazell Architects

Yellow warbler
Early image of Administration building of Mimico Asylum

Wings of the Lakeshore

Curated by Ala Asadchaya

Featuring the photography of Bob Hawkins and

Sandra C. Hawkins

Snapshots of the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital

 

Curated by Tara Mazurk

 

Images courtesy of the CAMH Archives

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