POSTED BY katherine | August 25th, 2010
The Sunset Community Centre got a new addition!
Hold that Thought is a work in neon with programmed failure units by Toronto multimedia artist Kelly Mark. This site specific work was first exhibited in Nuit Blanche Festival in 2006 where it was installed on the front façade of the Church of the Redeemer at Bloor and Avenue Road in downtown Toronto. Several of the letters were programmed to fail or sputter (flicker on and off) at random intervals.
For more information, visit the artwork page on www.vblearn.ca
Located in a vibrant neighborhood in Vancouver, Canada, the Sunset Community Centre was conceived as a link between nature and the multi-cultural communities that surround it.
The original Sunset Community Centre was sited two blocks from the nearest major street, lacking visibility and accessibility. To better serve the community, the re-development of the community centre situates the building on Main Street, a major north-south thoroughfare while sitting harmoniously among the fields, greenhouses and planting beds of the adjacent city nursery. Read more …