We Are All Animals art installation now up at HighPark Condominiums near High Park Avenue and Bloor Street West

News Sep 28, 2015 Bloor West Villager

An art installation titled ‘We Are All Animals’ has been erected at the new HighPark Condominiums, near High Park Avenue and Bloor Street West.

Commissioned as part of the City of Toronto’s Public Art Program, the installation is designed to serve as a bridge between the HighPark Condominiums courtyard and High Park.

The integrated work consists of three pieces that address the confluence of ecology, urbanism and technology: a large LED screen (22x9 feet) that is a landscape tableau depicting a High Park scene that has been modelled and rendered in digital gaming software.

“As an architect and filmmaker duo, we wanted to find a way to integrate current technology and the prominent role screens now occupy in our culture merging the real world with the virtual,” artists Elle Flanders and Tamira Sawatzky of the collective art practice Public Studio said in a statement. “Like the city around it, We Are All Animals is constantly changing – we felt we wanted to create a new kind of public art work that moves beyond the sculptural and that will never be viewed the same way twice.”

We Are All Animals art installation now up at HighPark Condominiums near High Park Avenue and Bloor Street West

News Sep 28, 2015 Bloor West Villager

An art installation titled ‘We Are All Animals’ has been erected at the new HighPark Condominiums, near High Park Avenue and Bloor Street West.

Commissioned as part of the City of Toronto’s Public Art Program, the installation is designed to serve as a bridge between the HighPark Condominiums courtyard and High Park.

The integrated work consists of three pieces that address the confluence of ecology, urbanism and technology: a large LED screen (22x9 feet) that is a landscape tableau depicting a High Park scene that has been modelled and rendered in digital gaming software.

“As an architect and filmmaker duo, we wanted to find a way to integrate current technology and the prominent role screens now occupy in our culture merging the real world with the virtual,” artists Elle Flanders and Tamira Sawatzky of the collective art practice Public Studio said in a statement. “Like the city around it, We Are All Animals is constantly changing – we felt we wanted to create a new kind of public art work that moves beyond the sculptural and that will never be viewed the same way twice.”

We Are All Animals art installation now up at HighPark Condominiums near High Park Avenue and Bloor Street West

News Sep 28, 2015 Bloor West Villager

An art installation titled ‘We Are All Animals’ has been erected at the new HighPark Condominiums, near High Park Avenue and Bloor Street West.

Commissioned as part of the City of Toronto’s Public Art Program, the installation is designed to serve as a bridge between the HighPark Condominiums courtyard and High Park.

The integrated work consists of three pieces that address the confluence of ecology, urbanism and technology: a large LED screen (22x9 feet) that is a landscape tableau depicting a High Park scene that has been modelled and rendered in digital gaming software.

“As an architect and filmmaker duo, we wanted to find a way to integrate current technology and the prominent role screens now occupy in our culture merging the real world with the virtual,” artists Elle Flanders and Tamira Sawatzky of the collective art practice Public Studio said in a statement. “Like the city around it, We Are All Animals is constantly changing – we felt we wanted to create a new kind of public art work that moves beyond the sculptural and that will never be viewed the same way twice.”