January 21 – March 19, 2023


Elfy Castro

Canada, Peru

Look at me

Identity Chairs – Aluminum, Bronze & Leather, image courtesy the artist 

Event Info At A Glance

Price Overview: Free

Venue Overview: Big Vitrine


Why does the value of nature come from a capitalist culture?  

Why has nature become a disposable product?  

Why overlook or downgrade nature?  

“Look at me!”, created by Elfy Castro will celebrate nature’s perfect design that took millions of years to create. Elfy, explores research questions by experimenting with natural materials from rocks to fibers. 

The design/art installation will consist of several pieces of furniture, from a lamp to a console. It will be a showcase where the viewer will be transported to the “empire of nature” governed by beauty and aesthetics.  

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About Elfy Castro

Elfy Castro is a Toronto based artist originally from Peru. They create work that oscillates between industrial design, the visual and the material arts. By integrating traditional and modern techniques of production, as well as sustainable media, they create work that immerses viewers in diverse aesthetic worlds; where past and future find common ground.  

“From textiles to product design, what I call ‘my visions’ materialize into artwork that has an identity and a story. ” 

Elfy is an MFA (Interdisciplinary Art, Design and Media) candidate at OCAD University and a former artist-in-residence at Harbourfront Centre  


Big Vitrine

A large display facing Ontario Sqaure


Wheelchair Accessible

235 Queens Quay West, East Side
Toronto ON M5J 2G8

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Keywords Public Art