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Council Seats: Neighbourhood Hubs and Exhibition Zones

council seats: The 13th annual, all-night art event takes place on September 29 and features 81 projects spread across three main exhibition zones encompassing six neighbourhood hubs that includes for the first time Scarborough, where a significant amount of work will be on display in and around the Civic Centre, according to NOW Magazine. In all, around 450 artists are participating. It's appropriate artists are grappling with these themes given Premier Doug Ford's contentious decision to redraw the boundaries of the city's election districts by cutting the number of council seats from 47 to 25 ahead of this fall's municipal election. This year's curatorial theme is You Are Here, which is meant to place artists and audiences at the centre of ongoing debates around the city's evolving social fabric as well as the influence of historic and contemporary immigrant communities. There's the conversation about the core versus the margins, and about shifting of borders and who determines the centre versus the core, explains Jeanne Holmes, programming supervisor for the city's cultural events. It also marks the second consecutive year Nuit Blanche has had a curatorial theme. ( As reported in the news.