For the Projects: Port Credit 2010 exhibition organized by Blackwood Gallery, I have proposed a new local cartography through the creation of a meandering cycling route that retraces history and borders. Revisiting these frontiers and boundaries in an effort to examine the transition from then to now and old to new; I remap a configuration of the old Village of Port Credit, physically linking it with the various communities and requisite components that eventually comprise Port Credit as it is now known. The project mines history, embeds the former within the current geography and thus emphasizes a process of ongoing change.
I have created a limited edition map with proposed route details - including statistical information and historical references - that will be available gratis to visitors of the exhibition.
While creating this route I chronicled my explorations and cycling ordeals - via GPS tracking, video and text ... to view my attempts at mapping out Port Credit's borders by bike click on link
Port Credit 2010 Third Attempt
Port Credit 2010 Second Attempt
Port Credit 2010 First Attempt
I would like to acknowledge the support of Christof Migone and Juliana Zalucky of the Blackwood Gallery, Matthew Wilkinson of Heritage Mississauga
and William Huffman.
and William Huffman.
Sunday June 27th, 12:30 to 1:30pm: Mapping Port Credit: A Bike TourJoin me for a group bike tour starting at the Lighthouse (corner of Front St. and Lakeshore Rd.) at 12:30pm and ending at the opening reception.
To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, June 25th. Insurance dictates that helmets must be worn by all participants and a Waiver must be signed and received at the start of the event. For more information visit the Blackwood Gallery or email email@example.com
The exhibition and opening reception take place in Port Credit at 141 Lakeshore Road East (at Hurontario St.) Opening reception: Sunday June 27th, 1 - 4pm, exhibition runs from Sunday June 27 - Sunday July 25, 2010
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