Opt0ut Man: A Department of Unusual Certainties Project

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Opt0ut Man: A Department of Unusual Certainties Project November 8th to 30th – CIVIC Space (411 Pelissier Street, Windsor, Ontario) Join us November 23rd, between noon to 5pm, to talk taxes! We’re thrilled to announce that our good friends Chris & Simon of Department of Unusual Certainties (they have worked with us here and here and will be […]

Flint Public Art Project – Call for Proposals

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Flint Public Art Project – Flint, Michigan Call for Proposals for Temporary Installations at Spring Grove Silos – Deadline: Wednesday, June 26th Our friends over at Flint Public Art Project, an initiative which helps to organize engaging public events, workshops and temporary installations in the city of Flint, Michigan, are preparing to fund new site-based installations at the end of this […]

Justseeds Artist Cooperative in Residence for Mayworks 2013

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Prints by Shaun Slifer of Justseeds Cooperative Broken City Lab presents: Justseeds Artist Cooperative in Residence for Mayworks 2013 April 30th – May 17th, 2013 at CIVIC SPACE (411 Pelissier Street, Windsor, Ontario) and Drouillard Park (1247 Drouillard Road, Windsor, Ontario) Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative is a decentralized network of 24 artists committed to making print and […]

The (Nearly Complete) Letter Library Archive

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When the Letter Library was up earlier this month at CIVIC SPACE, each participant had the option to borrow a disposable camera from us, photograph their letters, and bring the cameras back. Well, after developing nearly all the cameras (still a few more to come) here is the nearly complete archive of all the photos […]

Grades for public infrastructure

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Has this already been done somewhere? The idea of creating grade sheets for things in the city and then a space for comments or something? Might we take it on too? This photo is of a page in the book Waking Up from the Nightmare of Participation, I think it’s a template of an evaluation form […]

Marcos Zotes’ CCTV / Creative Control

Marcos Zotes, an architect and artist living in New York, recently completed CCTV/Creative Control, an intervention consisting of the projection of “an over-sized eye onto the lower surface of the 10-storey-hight Milton Street water tower in Brooklyn, New York.” This particular tower is a very ideal fit for an oval-shaped projection and since it does […]

Make This Better: Drouillard Road

Here is some good news: Amidst the biased newspaper articles and the rumoured reputations, Drouillard Road is actually in an okay place. A year or two ago, I was irked by a few things I had read in a familiar news source, depicting residents as downtrodden and troublesome, crimes and drug deals treated as the […]

Building a Wooden Test-Letter

Back in 2010 we conceptualized numerous iterations of Kitchener-Waterloo border installations for Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener + Area (CAFKA). We decided on an ambitious wooden installation which will sit in a shallow pond at the city hall nearby. Our text installation, which will read REFLECT ON HERE, will need some thorough planning. For this reason, […]

Anger Release Machine

Here is a new alternative to internalizing your anger! This vending machine, created by Yarisal & Kublitz, is a mechanism of anger therapy. After inserting a coin, you can choose which piece of china you would like to drop to the bottom of the machine and shatter. This, in theory, will make you feel better. […]

DIY: Air Quality Balloons

I found this post not too long ago and have been wanting to make one of these ever since. What’s making these balloons glow is the pollutants in the air around them, with colours ranging from green (signifying excellent air quality) to red (poor air quality).

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