Jon Sasaki’s “A Clock Set to 24 hours into the Future”

2014 Temporary Contemporary finalist and winner Jon Sasaki’s “A Clock Set to 24 hours into the Future” has been installed at Sheridan. FAAD’s Jeremy Fernie was able to capture a timelapse video of the installation.   Sakasi’s work was unanimously selected last summer at an annual invitational for a temporary public art installation to be displayed at the college. Jon has increasingly been emerging as a Canadian artist of note, whose work is described in the press as “sophisticated and rigorous,” and noteworthy for its “conceptually inflected wit.” For Sheridan, Jon proposed the installation of the piece which will now be featured at the entrance to the college. In reference to last June, Jon described it this way: “I am proposing to build a “clock tower” for Sheridan College campus, above the Main Entrance to D Wing. But unlike most campus clocks, this one would be set 24 hours fast, always displaying “tomorrow’s time.” Of… Read More

2014 Temporary Contemporary finalist announced– Jon Sasaki

Now for the third year, the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design is sponsoring “Temporary Contemporary,” a public art installation at Sheridan. As stated in the Request for Proposal to the wider artistic community of Toronto, our objective is fivefold: To bring innovative and original artwork by high profile artists into the Sheridan community. To enrich the experience of students, faculty and staff at the Sheridan Trafalgar campus with stimulating and challenging artwork. To animate and elevate the quality of our public spaces with engaging artwork. To integrate this artwork into curriculum through an artist’s talk, workshops and projects related to the installed artwork. To link the Sheridan Community to the broader cultural and artistic milieu. We are delighted to announce that our jury—composed of Sheridan and community members—unanimously selected the work of Jon Sasaki. Jon is increasingly emerging as a Canadian artist of note, whose work is described in… Read More

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