HSBC and Artist Jacquie Comrie unveiled “HEAL” in Distillery District to celebrate “Business for the Planet” Campaign. Jacquie Comrie is a local Toronto artist, who created this original art installation in the city’s Distillery district. This art installation is in celebration of the bank’s commitment to a sustainable future. HSBC pledges to become a net-zero carbon business by 2030 or sooner.
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As a symbolic artwork, “HEAL” utilizes cutting edge technology to clean the air and break down pollutants, and will be on display for six weeks as a symbol of healing. Comrie centres her work on bringing attention to mental health using colour therapy in public spaces.
Revitalizing community spaces, this piece found inspiration in the collective healing that Comrie hopes to inspire after a global pandemic. “HEAL” finds the connectivity between the health, social and environmental crises that have dominated the world’s attention in the past 18 months.
In working together, Comrie and HSBC hope to raise awareness. Providing people with a shared experience that can support community, individual and business regeneration.
“HEAL” PUBLIC ART DETAILS:
When: August 31, 2021 (available for public viewing for 6-weeks)
Artist Jacquie Comrie
Jacquie Comrie is a Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist whose vibrant body of work intersects contemporary art. Additionally, wellness at a global scale, using colour as a medium of social impact and mental health. Through large scale murals, utilizing colour as main tool for a dynamic exploration of the science of colour as the universal language of human emotion.
HSBC Bank Canada, a subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc, is the leading international bank in the country. We help companies and individuals across Canada to do business and manage their finances here and internationally through three global business lines: Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Wealth and Personal Banking
Feature Image: HSBC, Jacquie Comrie