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Elephants on the Avenue

Dates

Mon, Jan 16, 2017 — Sun, Jan 22, 2017

Type

Window Installations

Admission

Free

Location Accessible

TOWN

1187 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON
M6H 1M9


Daily Hours

MonMonday

24 hours

TueTuesday

24 hours

WedWednesday

24 hours

ThuThursday

24 hours

FriFriday

24 hours

SatSaturday

24 hours

SunSunday

24 hours

Description

The inspiration and central image of this window installation is an archival (c. 1920) photo of a parade of circus elephants being led down Brock Avenue to the Dufferin Park Racktrack, now the site of Dufferin Mall. Created by Trixie and Beever/BBJ, the window features a large version of the photo, reimagined with the elephants in multicoloured glitter. Small art plaques with variations of this image and a 3D parade of glittering toy elephants are also parts of the installation.

TOWN is located at Brock Avenue and Bloor Street West, steps from where the photo was taken.

www.trixieandbeever.com
www.bbj.ca

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