Update: The project launched 25 April 2016 with Paul Godfrey, Ben Mulroney and Mayor John Tory. See my post of the event here.
The exhibition will be presented by TELUS and features artists that applied online to be included in the art event. “The Brain Project is going to be an incredible installation: so many different forms of expression on display in the streets of Toronto,” said Mr. Brainwash. “The connection between art and brain health is a fascinating topic and I am honoured to be a part of this message.”
Also participating will be Karim Rashid, named by Time magazine as the "most famous industrial designer in all the Americas."
Confirmed artists to date include:
Adria de Haume
Jessica Jensen & Joshua Jensen Nagle
Matthew Del Degan
Matthew den Boer
Ninat Friedland & Avrum Hollinger
Lisa Santana & Kelvin Goddard
Tina Marais Struthers
"About The Brain Project:
The Brain Project serves as a vehicle for fundraising in support of care and research into aging and brain health at Baycrest. Brain sculptures designed by world-renowned and emerging members of the arts community - spanning fashion, architecture, culture, music and visual arts - and sponsored by philanthropists and corporations will be on display in Toronto in June 2016. The Brain Project is proud to work with a number of community partners including: Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Gardiner Museum, and OCAD University. To view the growing list of participating organizations and individuals please visit: http://www.brainproject.ca/about/who-is-involved/"