The Leona Drive Project
The project featured 18 artist interventions in a series of bungalows waiting to be demolished for a new townhouse development. Built in the late 1940s as affordable suburban housing for returning war vets, the houses are of a type to be found across Canada and represent one of the first forays into suburban development.
An Te Liu turned the vacant bungalow into a giant Monopoly house.
Just as the sub prime mortgage crisis hit America and was caused by traders and bankers playing their games in Wall Street, so the common man was squeezed because of that.
Our homes are not necessarily what we think they are. They are property just like in Monopoly to be remortgaged and used as collateral.
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Title Deed, 2009 - located in Willowdale, Ontario