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Light shining on large wooden sculptural installation.
sound field: nearshore


Nearshore was a one hour long multi-channel spatialized sound installation created by Anne Bourne as a “soundfield” that accompanied a sculptural installation by Striped Canary.

The Gateway


A colourful procession of woven arches stretch across The Bentway’s Skate Trail, bringing the northern lights into the city. Yi Zhou and Carlos Portillo’s installation The Gateway accentuates the monumental architecture of the Gardiner with vibrant hues of green, blue, violet, and magenta.

From Steps to Stories


What can cutting-edge sensor technology teach us about the future of public space? This interactive data art installation invites visitors to explore the fascinating connections between human experience and computer vision under the Gardiner Expressway. Presented in collaboration with Autodesk Research, From Steps to Stories reveals how we can achieve a deeper understanding of how public spaces are experienced.

People looking at a shadow puppet display of condos behind a glass window.
Ghost Landing


A large-scale windowfront installation by Caterwaul Theatre will haunt The Bentway Studio this Halloween. Encounter the urban legends and myths of the CityPlace neighbourhood and its inhabitants through innovative shadow puppetry, storytelling, and a series of commissioned Jack-O-Lanterns created by local artists.

People walking on built pathways underneath a highway at night. Highway columns and large-scale screen installations showing abstract are brightly lit.
Fountain Monumental

On view now

Logan MacDonald premieres Fountain Monumental, a series of 20-foot-tall images situated within the new Bentway Staging Grounds public space pilot. MacDonald re-imagines the original shoreline of Lake Ontario and invites us to consider the unique history of our city’s waterways while also imagining a decolonial future that prioritizes ecological preservation.

Video film projected against the Canadian Malting Silos building at night. Photo taken from across pier.
A New Nature at Bathurst Quay


During Nuit Blanche, the iconic Canada Malting Silos will be brought to life by a large-scale projection by Mark Dorf that reflects on the changing nature of both the building and the city at large. As this historic property transforms into a new civic and cultural landmark, The Bentway and the City of Toronto have teamed up to demonstrate the creative potential of this unique canvas.

People sitting inside a giant balloon made of recycled plastic bags and waste.
Shared Space


Step inside an immersive installation that reuses upcycled plastics to explore the possibilities of inflatable architecture, circular design, and the role waste plays in the larger Gardiner ecosystem. Experience a snapshot of our shared consumer habits transformed in a unique gathering space, with a mesmerizing soundscape by MONEYPHONE.

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