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Confluence: Shifting Perspectives of the Caribbean

Revealed during Caribbean Carnival Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/14 -- Editor's note: There is one image associated with this press release.

PATTISON Onestop celebrates the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto with a specially commissioned exhibition, Confluence: Shifting Perspectives of the Caribbean, bringing together a group of works produced by artists with cultural ties to the Caribbean.

From July 25 - August 29, Confluence: Shifting Perspectives of the Caribbean will appear every 10 minutes on PATTISON Onestop subway platform screens across the city and shopping malls screens across Canada, as well as on PATTISON billboards along the Gardiner Expressway from July 21 - August 3 bringing the Caribbean Carnival to the daily commuter.

Curated by Pamela Edmonds and Sally Frater of Third Space Art Projects, Confluence: Shifting Perspectives of the Caribbean highlights the work of Nicole Awai, Sandra Brewster, Charles Campbell, Delio Delgado, Polibio Diaz, Zachary Fabri, Jerome Havre, Karyn Olivier, Sheena Rose, Wayne Salmon, and Natalie Wood.

"The opportunity to work with Third Space Art Projects and PATTISON's Arts in Transit is a unique opportunity for the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival," said Denise Herrera Jackson, Chief Executive Officer, Festival Management Committee. "Ours is a street festival that takes place in several public spaces, so why not use transit and other spaces to reveal our creativity."

"This is the first time ever that PATTISON has partnered with the Caribbean Carnival Toronto and we are very pleased to be able to bring such a unique arts exhibition to this major international event," said Sharon Switzer National Arts Programmer and Curator, Pattison Onestop.

Drawing inspiration from the geographical term that references the meeting of two or more bodies of water, the artists in Confluence: Shifting Perspectives of the Caribbean address myriad subjectivities and concerns, yet all in some manner or form embody the notion of movement. The artists have roots in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, the Dominican Republic and Martinique. Their works touch on themes such as hybridity, the performative, migration and transformation, highlighting the notion of a space that is always in flux, refracting and shifting to illuminate new perspectives.

Confluence: Shifting Perspectives of the Caribbean is a co-presentation of Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival and PATTISON Onestop, and was commissioned as part of PATTISON's ongoing Art in Transit programme.

A special sneak peek of Confluence: Shifting Perspectives of the Caribbean will take place on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at BAND Gallery and Cultural Space located at 1 Lansdowne Avenue, 2nd Floor (Queen St. West/Lansdowne Ave.).

For more information please visit www.artintransit.ca.

About Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival - www.torontocaribbeancarnival.com

The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival is an exciting three-week cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, and revelry as well as visual and performing arts. It has become a major international event and the largest cultural festival of its kind in North America. As Carnival is an international cultural phenomenon, the great metropolis of Toronto and its environs will come alive as the city explodes with the pulsating rhythms and melodies of Calypso, Soca, Reggae, Chutney, Steel Pan and Brass Bands. The Festival Management Committee oversees the running of North America's largest outdoor festival.

Third Space Art Projects

Third Space Art Projects is a Canadian-based curatorial collective co-founded by Pamela Edmonds and Sally Frater. It is a forum for the promotion, presentation and development of multidisciplinary contemporary art projects that engage transcultural and diasporic communities, with a particular focus on visual cultures of the Black Atlantic. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Third-Space-Art-Projects/317921244898640

PATTISON Onestop - www.pattisononestop.com @onestopmedia

PATTISON Onestop, a division of PATTISON Outdoor Advertising, Canada's largest Out-of-Home advertising company serving 200 markets coast-to-coast, is a world leader in the development and operation of Digital Out-of-Home Media (DOOH) for mass transit, mall, retail, hospitality, residential, office, and outdoor environments.

Art in Transit - www.artintransit.ca @ArtTransit

Art in Transit represents PATTISON Onestop's ongoing arts and culture programme, presenting thought-provoking projects that enhance our shared environment and transport commuters, shoppers and city-dwellers, if only momentarily, out of their daily routines.

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