Diversity: East End Building Blocks

PrizeOfficial Selection in Create (art)
CompanyIS Design Labs
ArtistIliana Sergeev
ClientMichael Garron Hospital
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The East End Building Blocks piece, now part of a hospital's new wing, blends modern simplicity and historical touch. This artwork features a map of Toronto's east end neighborhood adorned with toy blocks representing the ever-changing city fabric in the early 20th century. Each block signifies an existing building from that time, with marked lots showcase planned expansion. The vibrant colors of the blocks attract viewers and symbolize the diverse citizens. This artwork fosters a friendly and familiar atmosphere for children while allowing adults to reflect on the neighborhood's evolution.