On June 21st, temporary exhibition In Search of Expo 67 will open at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, marking the 50th anniversary of the iconic world expo. Rather than a nostalgic attempt to recreate the original event, the exhibition invites sixteen artists to create works inspired by a lesser known side of Expo 67; one that offered incredible creative freedom to “artists, architects and designers to experiment with new forms and technologies.”
At the end of June, GSM Project is headed to Rotterdam for MuseumNext Europe, a conference exploring the future of the evolving museum sector. Recently featured on their website is an interesting read on the role of museums in politics and activism. Check it out for an insightful perspective on effective ways for cultural institutions to engage the public in political dialogue.
This “Canadian World” in Japan is now a ghost town
Today, an Anne of Green Gables theme park in Japan is mostly abandoned. But back in the 1990s, it attracted tens of thousands of visitors each day and was considered an exciting alternative for Japanese tourists who couldn’t make it all the way to Prince Edward Island.
This tool maps out the subtle differences between 700 fonts
GSM Project is no strangers to fonts. Our art directors and graphic designers use them daily to give each and every one of our projects a unique identity. And although the rest of us can’t necessarily spot the subtle differences from one font to the next, they’re what make or break a project. Check out Font Map, an interactive tool that uses AI to map out the similarities and differences across hundreds of fonts.
There’s a misconception that VR is for millennials; that for the most part, it’s all about thrilling rides into fantasy. But what about the elderly? They’re the fastest-growing segment of the population and they, too, are looking for new experiences; ones that allow them to, for examples, leave their homes, travelling back in time to relive the kind of everyday experiences that they no longer have physical access to.