Permanent and temporary artwork programmes involving the integration of art, architecture, landscape construction and urban design.

300 Front Street

Artist: Jason Bruges Studio
Client: Tridel Corporation

The artwork sits within a Claude Cormier designed park, located at the corner of John and Front Street, providing the southern anchor to the “John Street Media Corridor”. The sculptural expression of the artwork materially compliments the park design while activating public space through interactivity.

The artwork senses the dynamic shadows, cast by the movement of people, the shifting of trees and the changing angles of the sun. These shadows transfer animated silhouettes across the artwork, challenging the boundary of back and front.

Back to Front is inspired by its close proximity to the City’s historic waterfront and to nearby Lake Ontario which exposes the City to dramatic weather fronts all year round.