Give & Take 2012, Christmas Ornament Exchange and Installation
MADE Design - 867 Dundas St. W, Toronto
Nov. 29th - Dec. 24th, 2012
Opening Reception - Thursday Nov. 29th 6-9pm.
Now in its third year, MADE asks you to Give & Take again!
This site-specific installation is formed from a collection of ornaments made by local Canadian artists and designers. Ornaments purchased will subsequently be replaced with a momento serving as a record of your contribution and participation in the cycle of exchange. All proceeds from Give & Take will be donated to the registered charity Oolagen.
Participating artists include: Ruth Adler, Alexx Boisjoli, Comrags, Bettie Cott, Kerry Croughan, James Fowler, Dayna Gedney and Joseph Bauman. Scott Eunson, Angela Iarocci, Claire Ironside, Karcass, Christine Lieu, Kristen Lim-Tung, Tania Love, Ashley Mauerhofer, Ellie Oram-O'Donnell, Frieda Periera, Andrea Poorter, Orest Tataryn, Kevin Taylor, Toma Objects, Anneke van Bommel and more.
Laser cut ornaments by Henderson Dry Goods.
Oolagen is an accredited mental health center helping Toronto youth and their families. Highly respected work it does, Oolagen serves as a University of Toronto teaching facility and is a long-term partner with the Toronto District School Board, the Children's Aid Society, Catholic Children's Aid, Ministry of Children and Youth Services as well as other children's mental health agencies and community groups. For more information, please visit www.oolagen.org
MADE (Julie Nicholson and Shaun Moore) engages in the design of objects and interiors; installations; comissions; collaborations and curatorial projects. MADE is committed to the representation of compelling functional works made in Canada. For more information please visit www.madedesign.ca
Ornaments by Orest Tataryn, Katherine Morley, Tomas Rojcik, and Kristen Lim-Tung