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Slugs to Infest Lachine Canal

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--September 13, 2011.

INFESTATION,

created by Linda Swanson.

larger_infestation_recto_0.jpgAn intervention at the Peel Basin Sector of the Lachine Canal National Historic Site.
September 17th to 25th 2011

The INFESTATION at the Lachine Canal is an appearance of a thousand slugs formed out of ceramic materials. As in the garden, their presence recognizes the ambiguity of decay and renewal in the life of the city, as well as responds to the current urban renewal projects underway in Griffintown.

The community is invited to join in the installation of INFESTATION at the Peel Basin Sector of the Lachine Canal National Historic Site beginning at sunrise on September 17th. The community is invited to return on the afternoon of September 25th, before sunset, to join in the diffusion of the INFESTATION into the city by taking the slugs away with them.