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Katie Paterson

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Word of Katie Paterson’s made the rounds this summer when the Scottish artist launched her 100-year-long project to build a library literally from the forest floor up. Future Library is back in the news again after it was announced this week that the first author to contribute a new work to the library will be none other than Man Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood. Paterson is known to think big—on a geological or even astronomical scale. She embedded a cell phone in a glacier so people... [more]
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From the ArtSlant Archive: An Epic Exploration   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Adel Abdessemed, Franz Ackermann, Angela Bulloch, Mircea Cantor, Cerith Wyn Evans, The Otolith Group, Henrik Håkansson, Antonia Hirsch, Thomas Hirschhorn, Ann Veronica Janssens, Kimsooja, Jed Lind, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, Josiah McElheny, Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, Tania Mouraud, Gabriel Orozco, Adrian Paci, Trevor Paglen, Katie Paterson, Fred Tomaselli, Keith Tyson at The Power Plant June 12th, 2009 - August 30th, 2009
Posted 8/15/09
  I’ve been away from the Toronto art scene for a number of years and was looking forward to revisiting the city that served as backdrop to the cultivation of my love for contemporary art. What I miss most about the Toronto approach towards exhibiting work are the conceptually curated, neatly packaged exhibitions that stimulate. The exhibition at The Power Plant, Universal Code, had me worried a bit. At first glance, the concept seemed too broad - a show designed for anything - another... [more]
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