August 17 - 19, 2000 @35 Liberty Sreet, Toronto
August 24-26, 2000 @101 Niagara Street, Toronto
FADO is pleased to present the latest work of artist Jinhan Ko as part of the Public Spaces/Private Places Series. Jin's Banana House is back with URBAN DISCO TRAILER, a small-scale multimedia extravaganza that redefines the dance club experience. The raw material for this project is a 25-foot long 1974 Holiday Cruiser -- one of those pull-behind camping trailers originally designed to accommodate up to six people with the modern comforts of home. The transformed URBAN DISCO TRAILER has been retrofitted with not-so-modern technology approximating a discotheque. Follow this impromptu, intimate discotheque-for-the-21st-Century as it circulates the city.
In the words of the artist:
Jin's Banana House wants to know how we can be bored in a world where television is filled with dating game shows and cooking networks and the internet is filled with more shopping than we know what to do with?
I'm not offering an answer to this question, but I'm inviting you to Urban Disco Trailer... This wheeled disco offers you the aura of utopian desires associated with motor travelling without leaving the parking lot. Club goers and art patrons alike are encouraged to attend this private/public party.