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Toronto's streets were transformed into an all-night gallery and performance art space on Saturday from dusk until Sunday at dawn. Nuit Blanche was first held in Paris in 2002 and later expanded to a network of other cities including Toronto's first event in 2006. This year there were over 400 artists participating. The following photos show a few of the highlights.

People walk through a series of doors at Labspace Studio's "Between Doors" interactive installation at Fort York during Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. (J.P. Moczulski for The Globe and Mail)

Volunteers, also known as Virus Carriers, mark up people with invisible UV reactive ink markers for them to participate in the HALFLIFE performance . (Hannah Yoon / The Canadian Press) (Hannah Yoon / The Canadian Press)

A set of three life-size shadow boxes are on display with solitary performers in each one near City Hall . The performance was called Dress Rehearsal. (Hannah Yoon / The Canadian Press)

Two girls sit in a box in 'Urban Serenade' installation in Grange Park. The installation was a critique on the use of public space by people without shelter. (Hannah Yoon / The Canadian Press)

Alissa Klaehn opens the door to the death therapy room where Mark Mann dances at the Nuit Blache Hospital installation. (Hannah Yoon / The Canadian Press)

Performers climb up and down ropes from and to the floor while performing "Cascade" by Anandam Dance Theatre at the Globe and Mail Press Hall. (J.P. Moczulski for The Globe and Mail)

Thousands walk along Spadina Avenue in Chinatown to see exhibits such as "Made in China" by Maria Ezcurra. (J.P. Moczulski for The Globe and Mail)

People walk through a giant glow in the dark snakes and ladders game, an interactive exhibit called Gyan Chauper by Daniel Samson and Paul Dhir at Fort York . (J.P. Moczulski for The Globe and Mail)

Spectators walk through the 'Walk among Worlds' installation during the 2014 Scotiabank Nuit Blanche in Toronto . (Hannah Yoon / The Canadian Press)