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The Other Side (installation view) - 2012
Site Specific live video feed installation for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Zone B
Exhibition Project curated by Christina Ritchie
Photo Credit: Toni Hafkenscheid

Utilizing live video feeds from four cameras, this work captured the flow of pedestrian and vehicular traffic on to four large screens situated at the four corners of the intersection of Adelaide and York Streets. The camera/screen configuration was such that each camera’s feed was seen on the opposite screen so any individual facing a camera was seen on the screen behind him or her, making it impossible to see one's face on screen. The set up alludes to surveillance and although anybody that appears on one of the screens becomes a participant in the project, the configuration defeats the idea of the participant performing for the camera.

Project page - Scotiabank Nuit Blanche website
Canadian Art Database page (includes video and photo documentation of project)
Erin Hershberg and Jesse Skinner: Toro's Guide to Nuit Blanche 2012, Toro Magazine, September 27, 2012
Ab Velasco: Nuit Blanche 2012 Q&A: Zone B Curator, BlogTO, September 26, 2012
Erin Lucuik: Nuit Blanche: Plaid's Picks for This Year's Overnight Art Fest, Plaid Magazine, September 27, 2012
Our Top Picks for Toronto's Seventh Annual All-Night Art Crawl, Toronto Life, September 27, 2012

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche - Toronto, Zone B, 2012 (group)