3pm, Sunday April 1, 2012 Part of Pre-Occupied: An Exhibition of Ideas, Objects and Occupations Hosted by Parkdale’s newest pop-up gallery “Pre-Occupied” is a pop-up exhibition inspired by the Occupy Movement which explores how pre-occupations are manifested in objects. Presented by the Cadence Collective and hosted in an alternative venue, the exhibition runs from March […]
Inspired by the Occupy Movement and the act of claiming a physical space to express ideas, “” is a pop-up exhibition that deals with various themes of occupation. It explores how our preoccupations (concerns, desires and actions) are manifested in objects. Featuring work from known artists such as Kasia Czarnota, Heyday Design, Hugo Dieter, Brothers […]
As a result of PDA’s collaboration with George Brown Studio Lab, 3 students, Mark Butterworth, Michael deLima and Amy Allicock, came up with this original and interactive design for the PDA for 40 Oaks Exhibit posters. They are made of Plywood, chalkboard paint and assorted picture frames. The photos are taken by Denise Santillan.
The “SW Chair” is built from Deconstructed palettes and found wooden seat and went into the exhibition PDA for 40 Oaks and will be donated to the 40 Oaks building when it’s finished. It is built by Amirmasoud Hosseindoust, Danya Sturgess & Ivan Duarte from Ryerson University Architectural Science.
This is one of the 16 Multipurpose Cabinets that designer and professor Connie Chrisholm‘s class at Sheridan College donated to the suites in the CRC’s brand new community building 40 Oaks. It is made from Cherry wood and Laminate. DESIGNED BY: Connie Chisholm & BUILT BY: Joe Bauman, Jeffrey Burt, Chris Charuk, Bettie Cott, Mark […]
This is a community-engaged piece , which will be going into the new CRC building in Regent Park, 40 Oaks. This bench was designed through community collaboration. Last summer PDA worked with members of the CRC community through the design process. After much brainstorming, analysis, discussion & sketching the group was able to come up […]
The “aDOORable storage bench”, as Designer Randall Otulakowski has playfully named his piece, is made from Salvaged doors, jamb,and stair treads. Randalls company is called 747 square feet. The piece will be going into the finished 40 Oaks Building in Regent Park.
This funky couch is made by The Big Stuff, and is going into the CRC’s new building 40 Oaks in Regent Park. It is made from reclaimed materials.
Just like the Worship Chairs these chairs were donated by Kathy Webster of the Yonge Street Mission’s Double Take. They are called “Something Borrowed, Something Blue” (because they are salvaged from a wedding rental place) and refurbished by Adi Baker and Sissel Marie Tonn.
The stylish table is called “Lotus” and is made from Salvaged Red Oak and Steel. It is designed and built by Andrew Morson. It will be going into the finished 40 Oaks building.