Toronto 2013 – Ai Weiwei at the AGO

When I told one of my high school friends that I was going to Toronto, he highly recommended dropping by the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) to see the Ai Weiwei exhibit. Thankfully, the exhibit had been on for a while and the David Bowie exhibit just started the weekend I was there.  So basically, I wasn’t fighting to buy a ticket.  The David Bowie exhibit had already sold out for the day.

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Sign Singing at The Western Front

IAN SKEDD: Sign Singing: Love Will Tear Us Apart, Joy Division, 1979, Deaf Choir, 2009

Sign Singing

Sign Singing


Here’s a cool art installation at the Western Front Society on 303 East 8th Avenue (near Main Street) in Vancouver.  Here’s a song that most of us know – Love Will Tear Us Apart – but in a language few would ever think it could be sung in – American Sign Language. 

The installation is on until June 27, 2009.  It comprises of three screens of silent beauty and art.  Follow the links for more details.