February - April 2010
WORKshop presented its first exhibition, MING MODERN, in the winter of 2010. The exhibition ran from February through April on the Lower Concourse Level at 80 Bloor Street West. The opening exhibition was inspired by the Chinese Ming period (1368 - 1644) and featured contemporary furniture, art, and objects for the home by local and international participants. As well, projects by Architecture students at the University of Toronto were included.
Curator: Larry Wayne Richards
Participants: Blanc de Chine (Hong Kong), EXH Design (Shanghai), Andrew Jones (Toronto), Katherine Xiao Kejia (Beijing), Morris Lum (Toronto), Jesse Jackson (Toronto), Elena Manferdini (Los Angeles), MAP Office (Hong Kong), Neri & Hu (Shanghai), Gord Peteran (Toronto)