We now know what this year’s 4 curators have planned for this year’s Nuit Blanche Toronto, which will take place on the night of OCTOBER 4, 2008.
Click HERE for the full list
Here are the first of VoCA picks for the night. Stay tuned for more over the coming weeks.
ZONE A: Curated by Gordon Hatt.
1. Without Persons, 2008 by Luis Jacob
The super-hot Toronto artist gets the best venue –the old Maple Leaf Gardens-that he’ll use as a haunting sound installation.
More on Luis Jacob HERE
2. Zombies in Condoland, 2008 by Jillian McDonald
Crowds of zombies will walk the streets of the city, courtesy of this New York-based Canadian artist. Click HERE to see the excellent project website.
Stills from “Horror Make-Up,” in which the performance and media artist Jillian Mcdonald calmly morphs into a zombie on a Brooklyn-bound L train while being secretly filmed by a collaborator. Image: nytimes.com
3. Stereoscope, 2008 by Project Blinkenlights
The towers of City Hall will be transformed into a kaleidoscope of graphic animations that you can influence through various interfaces, including the web and smartphones. Lamps behind each window should ensure that the illumination will be stunning.
Check out the very cool version of the project that took place in Berlin in 2001:
More on Project Blinkenlights right HERE