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    Call for Submissions: The Neighborhood Time Exchange Residency in Philadelphia

    Very excited to finally be able to announce this — it’s been almost two years in the making and marks the launch of a brand new project and model for artist residency, which Justin will be curating. The Neighborhood Time Exchange: West Philadelphia Artist Residency (Time Exchange) -€“ an initiative that will explore how embedded artistic practice can […]

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    Varying Proximities: A New Series of Works by Broken City Lab

    For the past year or so, we’ve been working on a residency with Watershed+ in Calgary, Alberta. Watershed+ is a unique public art residency program that creates a climate of opportunity for water initiatives to build an emotional connection between people and Calgary’s watershed. Our task was to embed ourselves within the Water Centre (and Calgary […]

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    The Best of Awards: A Celebration of Windsor Documented

    Earlier this month we held an event to celebrate both the closing of Civic Space–our storefront workspace project generously funded by The Ontario Trillium Foundation–and the people who make Windsor such a unique place to live. This project called upon the residents of Windsor to nominate someone they knew for a “Best of” award in […]

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    Flagged For Review Launch & Open Studio and Social Practice Pot Luck

    Can you believe it’s already almost the end of April? We’ve been working out in Vancouver on a new project since January and it’s been an amazing experience, we’ve met so many incredible new friends, we’ve got to dig into our work face to face again, and we’ve got to make a bunch of new […]

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    The Best of Awards: Join us Thursday, May 8th at 6pm!

    Thursday, May 8th at 6pm – CIVIC Space (411 Pelissier Street, Windsor, Ontario) First and foremost, we want to give a huge thanks to everyone who made a nomination for the Best of Awards and helped uncover the things that make Windsor such a unique place to live. Also, thank you so much for your patience. We had […]

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    Flagged For Review: Projecting Forward (Wish List) Projections on the Burrard Bridge

    Above: Caitlin and Lois exchanging answers to a series of fill-in-the-blank questions We’re currently artists in residence at the Burrard Marina Field House, aka the Contemporary Art Gallery‘s Field House Studio and our work continues until the end of April. Our four month project, Flagged for Review is based on imagining the symbolic and lived potential of a city. We’re wondering […]

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    The Best of Awards

    We know that a city is more than just buildings, roads, political decisions, pools, telephone poles, and parks. We know that it’s all of the little things that make this city great, or better yet, it’s all the little things that so many people we know do for us, knowingly or not, every day that […]

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AGW’s Border Cultures: Part One (homes, land) Exhibition Wins OAAG Award

Earlier this year, we were part of an exhibition at the Art Gallery of Windsor called Border Cultures: Part One (homes, land). This exhibition, curated by Srimoyee Mitra (Curator of Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Windsor) and featuring works from an international roster of artists, also featured a project we made called Together […]

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Published in latest edition of Scapegoat with @hibaabdallah on Excess #brokencitylab

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Traige by Patricia Coates at #civicspace #brokencitylab

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Golden letters. #activearchives #brokencitylab

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Hope you’re coming to Patricia Coates’ reception for Triage at CIVIC Space tonight at 7! #brokencitylab

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What fails with time? #activearchiveactivearchivew #brokencitylab @joshuababcock @jstnlngls

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