Golden (Mile) Memories:
A City of Toronto Cultural Hotspot SPARK Project
Golden (Mile) Memories was an outdoor pop-up photo exhibit that presents images that reflect the past, present, and future of the Golden Mile community. This project was a SPARK Project, part of the 2022 City of Toronto Cultural Hotspot Program.
This project is supported by
A look back at a few photos during the installation run (Sept - Nov 2022)
[CLOSED] Interested in joining the youth curation committee?
Apply now! Click the button to be redirected to the application.
Need more info? Scroll down to learn more about the project and workshops.
Public Submissions ~ contribute your photos/message and be part the installation!
Not a youth (age 16 - 29) but want to be involved?
We're looking for photos and messages about the community of the Golden Mile community to include in the installation. Have a photo/message you would like to submit? Visit the submission portal to send your photo(s) in now!
*Photographers will retain the copyright of their work
A curatorial committee made up of youth ages 16 – 29 will be mentored on the selection process of photographs as well as the production and installation of the final exhibit.
Workshops will also be provided on how to use photography to document exploring the Golden Mile area. Each youth will be able to contribute their own photo to the public art installation. The exhibit will be displayed at an outdoor greenspace within the Golden Mile.
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What will you learn?
4 selected youth members will form a curation committee and will be attending workshops covering various topics not limited to:
Understanding and navigating the City of Toronto's permit process
Using photos to document your community
Learn how to fundraise/support your work and explore opportunities that can help sustain project(s) financially