Nuit Blanche Toronto 2022 Extends More Than 35 Projects

On October 1, audiences experienced more than 170 projects from 150 artists at the 16th edition of Nuit Blanche Toronto, the city’s annual all-night celebration of contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto’s arts community. Some projects will remain on display until October 10 as part of the Nuit Blanche Toronto Extended Projects program. This includes public works and those presented by some of Toronto’s leading arts institutions: Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Toronto History Museums, The Bentway, Exhibition Place, Arctic Arts Summit & Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Onsite Gallery at OCAD University and the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre.

All four exhibition areas – Etobicoke, North York, downtown and Scarborough – will feature extended projects.

There are more than 35 Nuit Blanche extended projects to experience. For more information on individual projects, please visit the Nuit Blanche Toronto website.

Yagabili wunjayi (make today), 2020, Courtesy of Sonja Carmichael and Elisa Jane Carmichael, the Art Gallery of South Australia and Onespace Gallery, Photographer: Grant Hancock.

Wagari: Dabiyil, Biram – Vessel: water and sky
Sonja Carmichael, Elisa Jane Carmichael, Freja Carmichael
Wagari: Dabiyil, Biram – Vessel: water and sky is a collaborative large-scale cyanotype textile featuring imagery of handwoven forms and string and found objects. On view until October 5, 2022 at 19 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr. Etobicoke exhibition sponsor Humber College supported.

Learn more about Wagari: Dabiyil, Biram – Vessel: water and sky.

Obåtala – Daughters of the diaspora, 2022, Destinie Adelakun

Daughters of the diaspora
Destinie Adelakun
A photographic essay that is concerned with the iconographic significance of women from the African diaspora. On view until October 10, 2022 at 88 Queens Quay W. Sponsored by Oxford Properties Group.

Learn more about Daughters of the diaspora.

Skin Deep, 2014-2022, Chun Hua Catherine Dong

Skin Deep – North York
Chun Hua Catherine Dong
A series of photographs with augmented reality that explores Asian shame culture through performing self-portraits. On view until October 10, 2022 at 5120 Yonge St.

Learn more about Skin Deep.

Resonance, 2018, Whyishnave Suthagar

கோலம் (Kolam): A Parallel Coexistence
Whyishnave Suthagar
A large scale woven installation depicting the ephemerality and cyclical nature of the human experience. On view until October 9, 2022 at 300 Borough Dr. Supported by Exhibition Sponsor: Scarborough Town Centre.

Learn more about கோலம் (Kolam): A Parallel Coexistence.

Virtual Projects
Nuit Blanche virtual and augmented reality projects are still available from anywhere with an internet connection. Discover new ways of experiencing your world. View all 22 virtual projects.

Nuit Podcasts
Episodes of the Nuit Blanche Podcast series Belonging to Place, season two are now available. Featuring conversations with artists, elders, arts leaders and scholars from around the globe, the 10-part series explores the stories and connections between cultures, communities and the environment to transform the future of public art. Listen to Nuit Podcasts online or wherever you get your podcasts.

Nuit Blanche Toronto has fostered cultural engagement for 16 years, making contemporary art accessible to a mass and diverse audience. Plans are underway for the 17th edition of the event.

About Nuit Blanche
About Nuit Blanche Toronto is the city’s annual all-night celebration of contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto’s arts community. Since 2006, this award-winning event has featured almost 1,600 art installations by approximately 5,800 artists and has generated over $443 million in economic impact for Toronto.

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Contact info:
Rachel Fender, Nuit Blanche
Rachel.Fender@toronto.ca