YOU ARE A GOOD APPLE

Small Arms Inspection Building

1352 Lakeshore Rd. E, Mississauga

Mississauga, ON

Culinary & food

History & heritage

Nature & outdoors

Interdisciplinary

YOU ARE A GOOD APPLE is a free public event to taste unusual and historic apple varieties, and learn about community orchards. The event inaugurates ORCHARD: a living sculpture made up of unusual, old and eccentric apple trees that will be planted by the artist in the fall of 2019 at the Small Arms Inspection Building in Mississauga. The work expands ideas of public art, and seeks to foster enduring connectedness to land, plants, food and one another. It is part of the province-wide exhibition DO BLUE BUTTERFLIES EAT PARTS OF THE SKY? SCHEDULE Apple Tasting: 1-4 PM Drop-in apple tasting and free Syrian Apple Cake catered by Newcomer Kitchen Conversation: 1-2 PM Artist Diane Borsato in conversation with Heritage Orchardist Bill O'Keefe Urban Orchards: 3 - 3:30 PM Susan Poizner of Toronto's Orchard People talks about fruit trees and urban orchards ABOUT THE ARTIST Diane Borsato is a Toronto-based artist, naturalist, and Associate Professor of Experimental Studio at the University of Guelph. She has exhibited and performed her work in major galleries and museums across Canada and internationally and has been collaborating with Amish Morrell for more than a decade in an ongoing series of contemporary art activities outdoors called Outdoor School.

This event is free.

About the exhibition

Artist website

Toronto Biennial of Art

Small Arms Inspection Building

Fri Sep 27
Sat Sep 28
Sun Sep 29

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Organized by

Ontario Culture Days and the Toronto Biennial of Art

YOU ARE A GOOD APPLE is an artwork by Diane Borsato, co-presented by Ontario Culture Days and the Toronto Biennial of Art. It is part of the province-wide exhibition DO BLUE BUTTERFLIES EAT PARTS OF THE SKY?, curated by Dave Dyment and commissioned for the occasion of Culture Days’ 10th Anniversary. This exhibition is made possible thanks to generous funding from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund and the Province of Ontario.

Location

1352 Lakeshore Rd. E, Mississauga

Mississauga, ON

Event Contact

Ontario Culture Days

Language

English