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WESTBORO FUSE: Art, Installation, DANCE


  • Wall Space Gallery 358 Richmond Road Ottawa, ON, K2A 0E8 Canada (map)

WESTBORO FUSE STREET FESTIVAL Festivities
AUGUST 18-19TH, 2018

Wall Space Gallery is so very excited to celebrate our 10th year in Westboro Village! We have amazing festivities lined up for Westboro Fuse Festival and we hope you’ll join us for THE MOST INSTAGRAM-ABLE VENUE!

DANCE PARTY! 
Saturday, August, 18th, 9pm to midnight
Doors open at 8:30pm

$5 donation at the door to benefit Cornerstone Housing for Women

DJ OH JAY plays nu-disco, jazzy house, house-y funk, funky R & B, and all your pop faves. OH JAY (Ottawa’s own Olivia Johnston, artist and DJ) has collaborated with many local DJs/VJs spinning tracks at the Arboretum Festival, Hottawa, Divas Dance Party, Queering 613, and more. Bar and snacks. Did we mention dancing?

 DJ OHJAY

DJ OHJAY

NATHALIE GRICE “La Forêt des Folies” EXHIBIT
August 18 – 31st

The installation, ‘La Forêt des Folies’ is intended as an exploration of Canadian wildlife through an urban cultural lens. Ottawa artist, Nathalie Grice asks the audience to look at trends of how we view and portray animals, and the effects that our obsessions and lifestyle have on the environment. Free to all. Art available for purchase.

 Nathalie Grice, "Les Foret des Folies" (installation shot)

Nathalie Grice, "Les Foret des Folies" (installation shot)

 Sherry Czekus, "Bystanders #5"

Sherry Czekus, "Bystanders #5"

We are so pleased to welcome artists Nate Nettleton (Ottawa) and Sherry Czekus (Toronto) to the gallery. Nettleton’s sculptural artworks explore the idea of constructing a physical representation of things that normally possess no physicality, while Czekus chooses painting as a conceptual medium, becoming one of the crowd, in these colourful canvases. A collection of new small works by David Lidbetter (Ottawa) will be showcased along with these pieces.

 Nate Nettleton, "Physical Representation of Solace" 

Nate Nettleton, "Physical Representation of Solace" 

 We are so proud to present our charity of choice for this event, Cornerstone Housing for Women. Read more about the work they do  here .

We are so proud to present our charity of choice for this event, Cornerstone Housing for Women. Read more about the work they do here.

The Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) will be joining us with some amazing outdoor, kid-focused fun. Catch them outside Wall Space for art-making activities. 

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Earlier Event: July 5
Brandon McVittie: RECOLLECTION
Later Event: September 14
X: Ten Year Anniversary