Time To Start Over

The moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding places.- Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, 1818 NO FOUNDATION is pleased to present Time To Start Over, a group exhibition of recent works by artists Lauren Hall, Jennifer Rose Sciarrino and Leisure (Meredith Carruthers & Susannah Wesley). Each […]

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Vienna Diary 1: Lina Loos’ bedroom

In his 1908 paper “Crime and Ornament”, Adolf Loos postulated, “The evolution of culture is synonymous with the removal of ornament from objects of everyday use”. In part because of the stirring title of this text, as well as other racy, erotic and problematic assertions, this text continues to haunt visual artists in our time […]

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Leisure & sport: Indoor Rinks

Between the 1860s and the 1890s, Canada led the world in the construction of indoor skating rinks with natural ice. These enormous rinks kept the ice free from snow, and protected skaters from fierce winter winds. Indoor rinks could often accommodate up to 3,000 skaters and spectators. They were also used for skating competitions and […]

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