Made in China. Work of Art by Maria Ezcurra in Chinatown Toronto
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by Robert Machado
If you walked in Chinatown till October 13, 2014 you couldn't have missed it: A space between two separated buildings were filled with a wall of clothes. It is impressive.
At the begining, I thought it was the idea of some businessman but after I took the picture and started reseraching I learned that it was a Work of Art. The artist name is Maria Ezcurra a Canadian/Mexican artist.
|Made in China by Maria Ezcurra|
The installation is composed of clothes labelled "Made in China" donated by the community and set in this alleyway. The art work as a facade and creates the sense of physical and symbolic connection among cultures represented by the two buildings. The artist also expressed that she wanted to connect globalization and tradion.