The Rebel Zone: Art & Activism on Queen West

Regent Park's YTB Gallery hosts Lorraine Segato's exhibition of the iconic Toronto neighbourhood between 1975-1989

QUEEN ST. WEST 1975-1989 THE REBEL ZONE runs from March 15 – 31 at the YTB Gallery (563 Dundas East, Suite 201). 416-910-5213. Admission is free and there is an opening reception on March 18 from 7 pm-11 pm. See listing.

Musician and Regent Park artist-in-residence Lorraine Segato has curated a new art exhibit that will allow Torontonians to reflect upon – or experience for the first time – a pivotal period in our city’s creative evolution and the renowned Queen West neighbourhood where so much of the action took place.

Queen St. West 1975-1989 The Rebel Zone is part of the first annual Myseum Intersections Festival, which encompasses various exhibits that examine Toronto from unique cultural perspectives. Segato’s curation includes numerous art pieces and artifacts that reflect the creative explosion of music, art and activism that took place in Queen West over 15 years. 

Check out a small sample of the incredible visuals on display below.

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