Planning alumnus Sara Udow in the UofT News – These “Crazy Dames” want us to rethink the way we engage with the city
It’s not every day you get to hang out in a blanket fort.
And this is not just any blanket fort. It’s a sprawling, impressively constructed tunnel of colourful sheets, high enough that you can almost stand up – taking over a big part of the Gardiner Museum’s third floor.
It may look like a child’s fantasy but it was thought up by two innovative adults – alumna and urban planner Sara Udow and artist Jennie Suddick, otherwise known as the Crazy Dames.
The duo started Crazy Dames as a nod to urban theorist Jane Jacobs – who would have turned 100 this year.