Toronto is transforming an abandoned slaughterhouse into a playful artistic hangout
If snooping around an abandoned slaughterhouse in the wee hours of the morning sounds like your idea of a good time, this year's Nuit Blanche is for you.
Old equipment and debris left around the inside of the old Quality Meats Abattoir on Tecumseth, which closed in 2014, will be cast in latex rubber. Artists will then position the latex pieces around the exterior of the building as a sculptural installation.
There'll also be Northern Lights projected inside the Eaton Centre bridge, a 25-foot cracked glacier at Yonge and Dundas, an 18-foot sculptural homage to the Raptors and an illuminated sphere that responds to bystanders hanging under the Gardiner Expressway.
You also probably won't want to miss a prime selfie opportunity at the Drake Hotel, or a pink sand Zen garden illuminated by a 30-foot moon, not to mention the brand new Nuit Blanche hub on Danforth East.
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