Youth Council Archive
Click on the links below to see some of their past projects and what they are working on now!
In 2007 the AGO Youth Council teamed up with guest artist Francesca Nocera to create a mural project about the concepts of love, growth and nurturing through community collaboration.
March 2005. SeiZure was a zine launched by the AGO Youth council with the intention of giving youth a forum for discussing the issues that affect them, and as a catalogue of youth experiences concerning art, culture, and travel.
March 2005. The Living Room was an initiative made in response to the work of artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude by the “Upholstery Militia”.
October 2004. Metro-AGO-Go was a project aimed at initiating conversations between youth, architects, planners and politicians with an emphasis on cultural and experiential diversity.
June 2004. Sew What? was the second event put on by a Teen Council that predominantly showcased fashion and wearable art.
February & April 2004. Café del Arte was developed as a series of open-mic nights to create a network of young people who could support and inspire each others’ artistic practices, and use the AGO as a space to meet and create.
June 2003. Free Space: Art Acts Out was a performance and happening that took place at the AGO in June 2003.
December 2002. Twisted Circus was an exhibition by young artists that pushed the boundaries of the norm.
June 2002. Lost and Found was a non-traditional fashion-show showcasing abstract wearable art.
October 2001. AMP: Art Music Project at the AGO was an event showcasing art inspired by music and music inspired by art which featured 12 youth bands and over 40 multidisciplinary visual artists from the GTA and beyond.