Scotiabank’s Nuit Blanche brings to the city of Toronto an all-night art extravaganza that the city loves. I took to the streets this year again to see if I can catch any awe-inspiring exhibits again. You can see my last year’s post here, where many popular exhibits like Ai Wei Wei’s Forever Bicycle was a big crowd pleaser.
I tried to cover many of the exhibits this year in under 3 hours, but failed as it took me about 4.5 hours to get through all the exhibits that I wanted to take in.
What was your favourite?
The historic grounds of Fort York was host to a number or exhibits this year, and this is where I started my tour of the festival.
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Then I made my way over to the Canoe Landing, where everyone was playing around with the interactive Kaleidoscopic exhibit, followed by the Yoan Capote just a stone’s throw away from there.
There were a few interesting ones by Bremner Blvd., while there were others that I really had no idea what was happening.
I made a quick pitstop at Union Station, where I ran into the 8th Wonder.
And then slowly made my way up Spadina, where the crowd was quite active.
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My final stretch was walking East on Queen Street towards City Hall.
And my last stop was none other than the LandMark by Exhibit Change at St. James Park, where I had my own part in this year’s festival. My interpretation of Toronto’s First Post Office was displayed on a massive 6′ by 12′ board in an effort to showcase the unsung heroes of this city.
I hope you had a great time at Nuit Blanche, and I look forward to what it has to offer us next year.