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Winter Stations Have Landed in Toronto

This year will mark the fourth annual Winter Stations Design Competition, and if you haven’t seen it before, now’s your chance to make sure that you do! The theme of 2018’s competition is RIOT.

Each year, Winter Stations hosts an international design competition in which temporary public art installations are placed by artists in The Beaches. Each installation will be placed over a lifeguard stand.

The artwork has been open to the public since February 19th. You can check out the artists who won the competition below!

Make Some Noise!!! By Alexandra Grieß and Jorel Heid


NEST by Ryerson University

Project Team: Adrian Chiu, Arnel Espanol, Henry Mai

Obstacle by Kien Pham


Revolution by OCAD

Creative Team: Ben Chang, Anna Pogossyan, Amr Alzahabi, Carlos Chin, Iris Ho, Tracee Jia, Krystal Lum, Adria Maynard, Purvangi Patel and Judiette Vu

Pussy Hut by Martin Miller and Mo Zheng


Rising Up by the University of Guelph

Project Team: Alexander Good, Austin Huang, Kevin Sadlemyer, Marc Cote, Stephan Stelliga, Zixiang Chen, BLA students, University of Guelph, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development and Nadia Amoroso, PhD, ASLA, Faculty Representative, University of Guelph, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development

Wind Station by Paul van den Berg and Joyce de Grauw

Installations will be in place now until April 1st, so make a trip and interact with the artwork while you can!

All images credited to Khristel Stecher.

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