Elsworthy Wang will speak in Art Now at 12:00 noon on March 26/12 in the Recital Hall

Monday, March 26, 2012 - 12:00am - 12:50pm

Engaging in several creative disciplines, ELSWORTHY WANG produces speculative and real architecture, art and design projects. Their focus is on multi-disciplinary research and making, and the unlikely merging of techniques, scales and materials to generate ideas, objects and/or spaces. ELSWORTHY WANG is based in Toronto, Canada.

Will Elsworthy

Will loves architecture and invention.  He has been happily working in Toronto at Teeple Architects since 2006, and has contributed significantly to projects such as the Perimeter Institute Expansion (Waterloo), 60 Richmond East Housing Co-op (Toronto), the Langara Student Union (Vancouver), and the Scarborough Chinese Baptist Church (Toronto).  Will graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in 2005 with Deborah, and he is one half of Elsworthy Wang — a duo that engages in speculative projects, real architectures, bike building and big knitting, among other dynamic practices related to making.

Deborah Wang

Attempting to juggle a multi-disciplinary practice, Deborah is part artist, curator, designer and educator. She completed her undergraduate degree in architecture at the University of Waterloo, and a Master of Fine Arts degree at OCAD University. Deborah has curated and co-curated exhibitions for the Gladstone Hotel, XPACE Cultural Centre, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Women’s College Hospital, and Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects; worked at KPMB Architects (2005-2008) on the Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, and the University of Waterloo Quantum-Nano Centre; and exhibited her art and architectural projects in Toronto, Cambridge, and Rome. She is a co-founder of FEAST Toronto (a series of community dinners and micro-funding events supporting local art and design), a co-curater of Come Up To My Room (2009-2012), and a designer for superkul inc | architect. She is the other half of Elsworthy Wang.