How to Breathe Forever Family Kit

 

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:15am

Onsite Gallery, OCAD University is happy to offer a free interactive guide for families and young visitors to creatively engage with our current contemporary art exhibition, How to Breathe Forever.

What is the family kit?

The family kit is a self-guided tour designed for families or younger visitors. It contains questions and activities to help younger audiences engage with the artwork within the exhibition.

The family kit has:

  1. A printed guide that includes questions and activities organized by artwork. It has three parts:
     
    1. Something to think about…
      This section has questions that makes the viewer have a closer look at the artwork in order to help them engage with the main ideas proposed by it. Great for any age from 3 up.
       
    2. Activity (each has its own name)
      These are didactic activities thought to stimulate the use of diverse senses as well as the imagination of the young visitors and their companions.
       
    3. Let’s continue the discussion!
      Questions with a higher level of complexity. They are meant for a teen audience and are critical-thinking oriented.
       
  2. Activity cards that have the same information in the guide, but that are easy to handle and carry along in the gallery.
     
  3. Family kit (the box) with diverse materials that should be provided for the activities.

 

Intended audiences

  • Children from 3 years old up, but toddlers may also join the fun.
  • Teenagers
  • Their companions and/or caregivers

How to access the family kit
Simply visit Onsite Gallery (199 Richmond St. West) and ask for the family kit at the front desk.

 

The family kit was created by Karina Roman Justo and designed by Setayesh Babaei.

How to Breathe Forever underlines the importance and interconnectedness of air, animals, land, plants and water. The belief that everything in the universe has a place and deserves equal respect is the core of this exhibition and positions our relations with others  ̶  including the ‘natural’ world  ̶  as active and reciprocal. The exhibition invites you to consider an expanded personhood that attentively collaborates and exchanges with living things. The exhibition brochure is available online here.

Support
How to Breathe Forever is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and Nexus Investments.

Onsite Gallery is the flagship professional gallery of OCAD U and an experimental curatorial platform for art, design and new media. Visit our website for upcoming public events. The gallery is located at 199 Richmond St. W, Toronto, ON, M5V 0H4. Telephone: 416-977-6000, ext. 265. Opening hours are: Wednesdays from noon to 8 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 7 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Free admission

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Onsite Gallery Family Kit
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:15am

Onsite Gallery, OCAD University is happy to offer a free interactive guide for families and young visitors to creatively engage with our current contemporary art exhibition, How to Breathe Forever.

What is the family kit?

The family kit is a self-guided tour designed for families or younger visitors. It contains questions and activities to help younger audiences engage with the artwork within the exhibition.

The family kit has:

  1. A printed guide that includes questions and activities organized by artwork. It has three parts:
     
    1. Something to think about…
      This section has questions that makes the viewer have a closer look at the artwork in order to help them engage with the main ideas proposed by it. Great for any age from 3 up.
       
    2. Activity (each has its own name)
      These are didactic activities thought to stimulate the use of diverse senses as well as the imagination of the young visitors and their companions.
       
    3. Let’s continue the discussion!
      Questions with a higher level of complexity. They are meant for a teen audience and are critical-thinking oriented.
       
  2. Activity cards that have the same information in the guide, but that are easy to handle and carry along in the gallery.
     
  3. Family kit (the box) with diverse materials that should be provided for the activities.

 

Intended audiences

  • Children from 3 years old up, but toddlers may also join the fun.
  • Teenagers
  • Their companions and/or caregivers

How to access the family kit
Simply visit Onsite Gallery (199 Richmond St. West) and ask for the family kit at the front desk.

 

The family kit was created by Karina Roman Justo and designed by Setayesh Babaei.

How to Breathe Forever underlines the importance and interconnectedness of air, animals, land, plants and water. The belief that everything in the universe has a place and deserves equal respect is the core of this exhibition and positions our relations with others  ̶  including the ‘natural’ world  ̶  as active and reciprocal. The exhibition invites you to consider an expanded personhood that attentively collaborates and exchanges with living things. The exhibition brochure is available online here.

Support
How to Breathe Forever is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and Nexus Investments.

Onsite Gallery is the flagship professional gallery of OCAD U and an experimental curatorial platform for art, design and new media. Visit our website for upcoming public events. The gallery is located at 199 Richmond St. W, Toronto, ON, M5V 0H4. Telephone: 416-977-6000, ext. 265. Opening hours are: Wednesdays from noon to 8 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 7 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Free admission