Feasibility Study: A Renovation in Three Stages

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Sep 9, 2011 - Dec 12, 2011 @ Gendai Workstation at 1265 Bloor Street West
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Gendai opens its new workstation at 1265 Bloor Street West!

Gendai's 2011 Fall project Feasibility Study is a deconstruction of space which improvises with materials found during the renovation of the site. This project is an alternative design strategy where the process is slowed down, broken into three stages, and made transparent to the public.

Stage 1: Line Projection - 09.09.11
Lines are drawn at 1:1 to clarify the space, test spatial possibilities, create circulation, and set in motion a performance of construction.

Stage 2: Material Assemblage - 10.10.11
Lines are solidified into an assemblage of found materials.

Stage 3: Architectural Construction - 11.11.11
Each part of the space comes to life through open-ended architectural elements.

Project Initiated by: Yan Wu
Performer-Builders: Mitchell Akiyama, Adrian Blackwell, Erik Bordeleau, Joshua Cleminson, Joe Culpepper, Tim Comrie, Stephen Fisher, Toronto Free, G, Marcin Kedzior, Chris Lee, Elysso Leonard, Zhengyun Lu, Aliza Ma, Marek Rudzinski, Evan Saskin, Vojin Vasovic, Etienne Turpin, Mercer Union, Haley Uyeda, Jonathan Wong, Oaken Work

Watch project process/progress at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gendaigallery/

Regular hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11am-6pm

For more information, call 416.534.1693 or email at info@gendaigallery.org

The Feasibility Study project is made possible through the financial support of the Ontario Arts Council.

Events

Stage 1 Opening Performance

Fri Sep 9, 2011 - 8:00 pm @ Gendai Workstation, 1265 Bloor Street West

Stage 3 Opening Lines

Fri Nov 11, 2011 - 7:30 pm @ Gendai Workstation, 1265 Bloor Street West

Stage 3 Warped Acts

Fri Nov 25, 2011 - 8:00 pm @ Gendai Workstation, 1265 Bloor Street West

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