Summer 2016 - Toronto ON
I'm continuing my Brain Project.
A Brainy Idea - City Hall - 19 to date
DISTILLERY DISTRICT - 7 to date
Ron Wild is a western-Canadian Digital Artist currently working in downtown Toronto. Wild is known for his extreme mapping montage technique which he uses to explore the divide between art and science. A healthy human brain is able to plan for the future and strategize ways to get there. Playing games is known to exercise our ability to make decisions and solve problems. We learn best when we are having fun, improving our skills at calculating odds and taking risks. A competitive gaming environment can make it exciting to exercise our brains and improve its functioning. This colourful brain design, entitled Gaming, celebrates the value of gaming in our lives. It visualizes the range of mental functions that are exercised when we play games. Gaming can build a stronger, healthier brain.
New York-based Canadian contemporary artist Bradley Hart has applied his passion for paint to Wrapping the Purple Brain, employing an arresting combination of silver nitrate, paint and resin to the brain sculpture.
Emanuel Pavao was inspired by a personal family experience. His grandmother suffered from memory loss and he saw firsthand the devastation that it had on her life and everyone who cared about her. He realized that our lives are made up of our memories. Pavao depicts the power of memories through the symbol of Polaroid pictures. He shows that some are colourful and vivid while others have disappeared like an undeveloped image. When a brain is affected, a life is affected.
The inspiration and subject matter for The Conscious Traveler derives from the exotic travels of one of Kleinburg, Ontario’s most avid world-wanderers, Joseph Gottdenker. From the jungles of central Africa, where leopards lurk on slinky branches, to the sun drenched plains of Giza and the Thai Temple Gods who protect the Royal Palace of Bangkok, the sculpture pulsates with the insatiable wanderlust of its muse. It’s a testament to a man always on the move in a world that’s rich with visual stimulation.