Tag: Artifacts


August at ASI
30 Aug 2018

August at ASI

Presenting a roundup of all the stories, photos and projects that got us excited this month. August has found us getting outside, having picnics, celebrating our dogs, and teaching some great kids about archaeology! This month we got on board the Ontario Parks #30x30challenge which invites everyone to spend 30 minutes outside for 30 days straight. In archaeology and cultural heritage fieldwork we often get the...

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Inspired by Yayoi Kusama: A Roundup of Polka Dot Artifacts
30 May 2018

Inspired by Yayoi Kusama: A Roundup of Polka Dot Artifacts

Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror exhibit has taken Toronto by storm, with long lines forming every morning in the hopes of getting into explore her unique, interactive installations. Now 89, Kusama is an artist well worth celebrating. She has been producing intense, semi-abstract artwork that feature circles and dots since she was a child. Known as the “Priestess of Polka Dots” she uses this simple repeated...

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