Critical Writing Index

Not Just a ride from point A to B: L'Art Boat passengers challenged to think about globalization and consumerism

by Matthew Chung

The Toronto Star, June 8, 2007

As part of Luminato 2007, "L'Art Boat" delivers passengers into Toronto's distillery district on to a make shift dock to view an installation piece titled Paved Paradise which meditates on the themes of industry and consumerism. Curated by Clara Hargittay the exhibition features work by Vera Frenkel, Sharon Switzer and Gyula Kalko. The boat will also provide buskers and painters as on board entertainment.

ITEM 2007.139 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

This is Your Messiah SpeakingVera Frenkel

GravitySharon Switzer

Gyula Kalko

Paved Paradise