October 25 + 26th, 1996
8:23 / Canada / 1996 / Super 8 / Sound
Synopsis: During the Metro Days of Action, a 150’ long building was inflated using the air vents in front of Toronto's Nathan Phillips Square. The October Group action references both public institution and temporary home to protest the erosion of our city.
Music by Dirty Three.
Director: Kika Thorne
Artist bio: Kika Thorne makes art, experimental tv + group action in Toronto. A co-founder of SHE/tv (1991-1998), her award winning films + videos have screened internationally in Sao Paulo, Tokyo, NY, Berlin and points in between. She participated in the October Group inflatable tunnel and the February Group's mattress square, collective actions against the provincial assault on the City of Toronto.