Nov 25, 2017 – Vice Video
Comedy art duo Life of a Craphead are taking a replica of a historically divisive statue and repeatedly dumping it into Toronto's Don River. We tagged along and found out why the artists decided to target the colonial figure of England's King Edward VII.
Nov 3, 2017 – Toronto Star
Performance duo Life of a Craphead’s floating of replica of Edward VII statue invites circumspection about our colonial past.
Nov 3, 2017 – NOW Magazine
Amy Lam and Jon McCurley's performance art piece highlighting the river's hidden history takes place over three Sundays in November
Oct 20, 2017 – Toronto Star
The Lower Don Trail was closed a long time. Two summers came and went. When it finally reopened last month there was relief, but also great fanfare because it coincided with the opening of the new Don River Valley Park, an enhanced and renovated part of the Lower Don Valley.
Oct 4, 2017 – Metro News
Don’t call it a sculpture garden. Or an outdoor gallery. And you probably won’t see army generals on horseback captured in bronze.
The artworks Kari Cwynar is installing in the Don Valley are in and of their surroundings.
Sep 22, 2017 – Toronto Star
On a sticky recent afternoon, Duane Linklater cut an imposing figure amid the scrubby brush and weed forests of the Lower Don Trail. What even he, at 6-foot-4, with a black ball cap and waist-length braid, couldn’t overshadow, though, was what he had brought here.
Toronto’s ravines: This underground forest playground has been transformed into the greatest urban park ever
Sep 21, 2017 – The Independent (U.K.)
It is lush and quiet in the forest under the city. The trails are largely unimpeded by roads, and twist far beneath our highway overpasses. From an aerial perspective, they seem to surround the city core; in actuality, they lie underneath it. Toronto’s ravine systems snake their way from the Don River and extend in almost all directions, from east of the city centre and into the outer suburbs.
Sep 18, 2017 – Inside Toronto
The first of many installations set to be featured in a new public art program in the 500-acre Don RIver Valley Park will be launched on Saturday, Sept. 23.
Aug 25, 2017 – The Globe and Mail
Ravines and natural parklands like the Don Valley could be the soul of the city, but is Toronto moving boldly enough to make them what they should be?
Jul 4, 2017 – Canadian Art
Duane Linklater is bringing Toronto’s skyline to ground level—uniting replicas of gargoyles with the rich clay deposits that formed the city’s building blocks.
Oct 19, 2016 – The Toronto Star
Now the city is turning to private donors to kickstart creation of a new 200-hectare Don River Valley Park that would stretch 4.7 km from Evergreen Brick Works south to the mouth of the Don.
Oct 18, 2016 – CBC
Mayor John Tory introduced six donors Tuesday who have given a combined $3.5 million to help the city develop the first phase of Don River Valley Park — a move the Toronto's mayor says could be a "big blueprint" for developing parks in the future.
Oct 16, 2016 – BlogTO
Toronto's Don Valley is undeniably beautiful, even when you're stuck in traffic on the DVP. But, some think the ravine is rather underused, especially since it runs right through the heart of the city.
Apr 15, 2016 – The Globe and Mail
What if Toronto had a massive park ready to be born? A 480-acre green space on the edge of downtown with dramatic topography, a rich mix of plant and animal life and deep links to the history of Toronto?