Explore the sites and sounds of Toronto’s vibrant and storied queer history with Queerstory, a free locative app. This walking tour app will lead you to more than 30 points of interest where significant events occurred. Navigate through intriguing sites and uncover the political, cultural and social history of Toronto’s queer community. Experience unique mini-docs with rare archival footage, hidden stories and site interviews with a colourful cast of characters. Meander through two queer sites where performance artist Keith Cole and new media artist Caitlin Fisher lead you on their mediated interpretation of queer history. Discover excerpts of documentaries from queer Canadian filmmakers David Adkin, Lynne Fernie, Harry Sutherland and others embedded along points in the tour.
Year Zero One YZO
In partnership with The Idea Shoppe
in collaboration with Lost Time Media & Lost World Sounds
This project was made possible with the generous support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Toronto Arts Council, the Downtown Yonge BIA and hundreds of volunteer hours from the community.