Suitable for all ages
Fort York National Historic Site
Nestor Kruger - Toronto, Canada
Curated by Rhonda Corvese
Toronto-based contemporary artist Nestor Kruger’s site specific installation transforms President Woodrow Wilson’s 1918 fourteen points speech to congress into a large non-repeating geometric pattern, which serves as a backdrop for an audio narration of a card game in progress. The setting of the card game is inspired by its use in some Russian folktales as a strategy to outwit the Devil. The work attempts to draw a relationship between the various forces that affect the movement of history and a degree of luck.
This project is commissioned by Fort York National Historic Site as an inaugural exhibition for the 70 metre-long "Time Tunnel" inside the new Fort York Visitor Centre. Exhibition dates Sept 19, 2021 - January 2, 2015.
Nestor Kruger's practice consists of on-site painting installations, rhythmically structured digital animations, and spatiotemporal sound works.
Fort York Visitor Centre
250 Fort York Boulevard, 416 392-6907
This project is indoors.