Toronto Shines ART PROJECT
Toronto is much more than its streets and buildings. It’s more than its parks and parking lots. It’s more, even, than its institutions and shopping malls. I believe that at its nucleus, Toronto is defined by the people within it. And the energy of a city is derived by the interactions of those people, whether they were born here, or are just passing through.
“I’m collecting the best and shiniest of Toronto’s energy in the creation of a mosaic comprised of 37 separate panels which when placed together will make an approximately 5’x7′ map of Toronto. I need the most significant, memorable and shiniest of your memories. These moments will be transferred to my map where they will shine for all to see!”
SHARE YOUR SHINY MEMORY
PLEASE HELP ME BY SUBMITTING A MOMENT AND A LOCATION, WHERE FOR YOU, TORONTO TRULY SPARKLED!
For example: Greeting a long-missed relative at Pearson Airport. Meeting the love of your life at Bathurst Station or even having the best sandwich of your life at that certain restaurant off the beaten path.
Shiny Moments to Date
Days to Completion
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Mixed Media Artist
Nina Okens has been designing and building costumes and props for theatre and television for over 20 years. After a period of creative burnout, she turned to visual art as a form of healing. If you’d like to know more about her theatre career visit her HERE.