18 Apr

Gladstone Grow Op 2018

Apr 18, 2018 - Apr 22, 2018

Grow Your Mind at Grow Op 2018!

Dive deep into Art, Design + Nature at the Gladstone Hotel’s Grow Op 2018: After the Flood

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Exhibition Dates: April 18-22, 2018
Wed. April 18 | 7PM – 9PM
Thurs. April 19 | 11AM – 8PM
Fri. April 20 | 11AM – 10PM (Opening Party 7PM – 10PM)
Sat. April 21 | 10AM – 9PM
Sun. April 22 | 10AM – 5PM

Tickets are available here!

Grow Op at Toronto’s Gladstone Hotel celebrates its sixth year in the spring of 2018 as an exhibition of art and design that cultivates ideas across a broad range of disciplines, examining how humans and other species live within and without natural systems of growth, change, abundance, scarcity, decay and life.

In 2018, we contemplate AFTER THE FLOOD. What lies beyond once the floodwaters recede? What emerges once the smoke clears? As cataclysmic climate events multiply in tandem with our species’ continuously expanding footprint, we are re-conceiving our relationships with the organic and inorganic world around us in unprecedented ways.

Grow Op 2018 seeks projects that explore the actions of humans in both collaborating, exploiting, nurturing, sowing, stripping and growing among our fellow species, our soil, our waters, our neighbourhoods, our cities.

Projects engage participants through sight, touch, sound, and taste to create a landscape of immersive experience. Interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged, combining creative practitioners such as: artists, biologists, historians, anthropologists, musicians, botanists, architects, poets, craftspeople, chefs, geographers, filmmakers, ecologists, performers, landscape architects, writers, planners, agriculturalists and more.

+AB (Allison Home-Douglas + Bohden Tymchuk), Laura Berman, J. Damron, Dawn George, Emily Guo, Emily Jan, [R]ed[U]x Lab, Eureka League (Doug Donald, Claire Ironside + Ruth Spitzer), Teresa Mak, Annette Hegel + Deborah Margo, Hana Rotchild, Tammy Salzl, Lauren Schaffer, Adrienne Scott, Ryan Phyper, Nadia Galati + Jennie Suddick + Sara Udow (Crazy Dames), Adrian Stimson, Claire Kurtin + Sneha Sumanth, Sean Tamblyn, Ryan Van Der Hout

General: $10
Student: $5 (Friday only with valid student ID)
Free School Groups sponsored by Victoria Taylor Landscape Architect (April 19+20 Advance booking only)
Family of 4: $25

Harvest Wednesday Food Series Launch: Wed. April 18 | 7PM – 9PM
Artist Talks: Thurs. April 19 | 8PM – 10PM
Opening: Fri. April 20 | 7PM – 10PM
Clothing Swap: Sat. April | 11AM – 3PM
Gladstone Flea Goes Green: Sun. April 22 | 11AM – 4PM


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