July 4, 2021
Day 3 of TOAF60
Today is a perfect day to spend some quality time with a new group of TOAF60 artists at stackt market. Here is the list of artists who are onsite today and tomorrow.
If you can’t make it to stackt market, we hope you enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon, leisurely discovering new artists and new works at TOAF.ca.
You might remember seeing StreetARToronto artists in action doing live painting the last time we were at Nathan Phillips Square. Today, the legendary Elicser Elliot will be doing a live painting session on Instagram Live, starting at 3:30 pm! It will be a treat to watch Elicser in the zone.
Today, we are bringing you a whimsical collection of Botanica through the poetic eyes of Arounna Khounnoraj. All the way from the Netherlands, we have Stéphane Monnet, who we owe TOAF’s exceptional branding and design, and Jeroen Dijkstra, our first international curator. They have put together a refined mix of quirky and colourful works in the Colour & Calm collection.
And it's not that we want you to be on your screens all day, but we hope you get your hands on a VR headset, and check out TOAF60 in Virtual Reality. Yesterday was the opening reception, and to summarize our experience in a few words. It was: mind blowing, disorienting, otherworldly and eye-opening. It was a giggle fest when curator and artist Daniel St-Amant tried to give us a hug in VR. And the best news is that people are buying TOAF60 art in VR from all over the world! It is a new frontier, and experiencing it firsthand is absolutely worthwhile.
anahita azrahimi, Executive & Creative Director of TOAF, being in VR exhibit, "TOAF60 in Virtual Reality."
What's On Today
6 Q's with StreetARToronto
Join StreetARToronto Artists Jessey Pacho from Toronto's East end, and Elicer Elliott from downtown, for a lively discussion on the evolution of graffiti, its role in movements for social justice. They'll also discuss the art of the aerosol can and Toronto street art styles from East to West.
3:30 pm | Instagram Live
Co-presented by StreetARToronto (StART), with Elicser Elliott
Toronto is home to some of the best mural and street artists in the world. These artists and artworks have transformed Toronto’s public streets, laneways and parks into a city-wide art gallery! Watch an action-packed live painting performance by some of Toronto’s beloved graffiti artists.
And more Artist Chats & Studio Tours!
Curated by lifelong friend of TOAF, art consultant, curator and artist Flavio Belli, this outstanding digital exhibition features sixty notable Canadian artists to celebrate their impact during the milestone 60th Anniversary. Available to view now.