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Toronto is transformed as the city’s largest, annual celebration of contemporary art comes to the waterfront, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto’s arts community. The all-night festival features contemporary art projects by local, national and international artists.

Facing the Sky, curated by Louise Déry, features 10 projects along Toronto's waterfront, with six projects at Harbourfront Centre.

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Nuit Blanche Toronto: Samuel Bianchini – Pas de deux pas de

7:00pm – 7:00am

Visual Arts

Human-size spotlights light up, present themselves, avoid and synchronize with each other, or not, attempting to interpret an endless love duet and pas de deux, throughout the night.

Nuit Blanche Toronto: Paul-André Fortier – October Sky

7:00pm – 7:00am

Visual Arts

Dance

A dozen dancers from the School of Toronto Dance Theatre gravitate like stars around two protagonists engaged in a lengthy cosmic ritual.

Nuit Blanche Toronto: Jean-Pierre Aubé – Electrosmog Toronto

7:00pm – 7:00am

Visual Arts

Jean-Pierre Aubé deploys his DIY radio gear, collecting, documenting and recording radio frequencies.

Nuit Blanche Toronto: Shary Boyle - Silent Dedication

7:00pm – 7:00am

Film

Visual Arts

Shary Boyle’s silent black and white film Silent Dedication features a deaf woman as deity, translating into her native sign language a dedication written by the artist.

Nuit Blanche Toronto: Pascal Grandmaison & Marie-Claire Blais – Espace du silence

7:00pm – 7:00am

Visual Arts

Projected on an oversized screen on the façade of The Power Plant, this fascinating film oscillates between nature and abstraction, between still-life and landscape.

Nuit Blanche Toronto: Joan Fontcuberta – Acadèmia dels Desconfiats (Academy of the Distrustful)

7:00pm – 7:00am

Visual Arts

A fictive museum in a boat is anchored in the Toronto harbour, displaying objects, images and documents that show the sky as a fantasy territory, challenging the realms of truth.

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