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Cross-Eyed and Painless in Toronto: A Borderline Case

General idea, XXX Bleu, 1984, performance, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, 10 March 1984. Courtesy Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève
Artist Luis Jacob brings together into a speculative encounter seminal Toronto figures such as media theorist Marshall McLuhan, artists General Idea, as well as writer and painter Wyndham Lewis and his experience in the city. Through experimental writing, the author’s rumination about Toronto takes the reader on a journey through the city’s aesthetics, politics, landscape, media theory becoming a means to reflect on the city as a medium itself.