Fountain: the source or origin of anything is a public art project by interdisciplinary artist Laiwan that explores the metaphor of fluidity within the city’s built environment, visible and invisible. Inspired by a residency in the CBC’s analogue media archives, Laiwan has created a project that inhabits public and virtual public spaces […]

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Laiwan began this project by asking: what lies beneath the city’s structures? What histories, cultural patterns, aesthetics and eco-aesthetics, emerge? What might the presence of fluidity throughout the city – from water to information flow – articulate as currents within our built environment? Click below to follow these explorations.

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