Water Bound: Book Binding Workshop

Last Saturday, Judy Major-Girardin ran a book binding workshop in the BRIDGE Storefront space. Focused around our natural environment and our means of representing it, the hands-on workshop was also a chance to learn more about the Grand River and its history. With our books in hand, the workshop ended with a trip to the banks of the river where we wrote, sketched, and painted in our new books.

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Guest Entry: Reflections from the Opening of Common Waters

After you woke up this morning, did you make a coffee? Brush your teeth, have a shower, flush the toilet? I did. Here’s a selection of random thoughts I had while I did those things: we’re almost out of milk; are any of the Raptors actually Canadian?; oh, shoot, the MasterCard bill’s due tomorrow.

I admit that the following series of thoughts doesn’t regularly join the circus of my morning headspace: this water is clean; it’s precious; it connects us all; and it took no effort at all, aside from a flick of my wrist, to access it.

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OPENING RECEPTION

Last Friday, the BRIDGE Storefront held a reception for Common Waters’ exhibition opening, which featured a collection of artifacts, student work, as well as live music. This event was attended by members of the community, local students, and professors from the University of Waterloo’s School of Architecture.

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