Water’s Edge is a Pan Am commissioned large-scale photographic exhibition produced by No.9: Contemporary Art & the Environment that explores the tenuous balance where human civilization, land and water meet. This exhibition will bring to light recent concerns regarding the sustainability of our global fresh water supply and the impact that human development is having on this precious life-sustaining resource. Water’s Edge features works by six exemplary Pan American photographers, each utilizing the power of their artistic talent to bring awareness to pressing environmental concerns.
This multi-venue exhibition will take place in Toronto during the Pan Am / Para Pan Am Games at locations throughout Union Station and Pearson International Airport. Millions of people will see these works as they travel through Toronto during the Games.
The Pan American Games is a significant global event that brings multiple countries together around the celebration of sport. The Games provide a unique opportunity for showcasing cultural programs that speak to our common interests. Water’s Edge has been developed in the effort to inspire and stimulate a collective discussion around our need for global fresh water policy and conservation.
This Multi-venue Exhibition will take place in Toronto at Union Station, the new UP Express Terminals and Pearson International Airport with an opening launch on July 9th to coincide with the Pan Am Games. The Works will be spead with equal representation of each Pan American Artist at all of the venues.
Millions of people will see this work as they go about commuting and traveling through Canada’s two busiest transportation hubs.