News Release – “Visualizing Absence Art Exhibition”

I am pleased to share the following message from Ed Janiszewski:

Your are receiving this because of your past interest in the Lakeshore Cemetery Project.

Hope that you might be able to attend across the display periods.The art installation will be in place until May 30th at the cemetery

Best Regards,


This project includes 2 events:

1. Cemetery Installation and Performance, May 16, 2015, 2:00 pm.

This outdoor installation/performance takes place at the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Cemetery (at the corner of Horner and Evans Avenue, about 2 km from Humber Lakeshore). In collaboration with Ed Janiszewski and Among Friends, a Lakeshore community mental health program, we will be ‘planting’ 1,511 paper lilies in the cemetery, marking the mostly unmarked graves in the cemetery. As the lilies are planted, we will speak the names of the people who are buried there. There is a cemetery clean up starting at noon. The installation event begins at 2:00 pm. All are welcome. The rain date is Sunday, May 17, 2015.

2. Visualizing Absence Exhibition, May 22-July 3, 2015, OPENING SATURDAY, MAY 23, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm with remarks at 4:00 pm.

An indoor art exhibit at the L Space Gallery of artwork made in response to archival stories and images. A free opening reception will take place from 3 to 5 pm, with remarks at 4 pm on Saturday, May 23rd for Doors Open Toronto. The L Space Gallery at Humber College, Lakeshore Campus, is located at [21] Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive, Toronto, M8V 4B6.


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