AMPD News

A quasi-metabolic ‘happening’ that uses collective neurosignaling to grow next-generation Hylozoic Series protocell formations by Philip Beesley with MECI collaborators Mark-David Hosale and Alan Macy for the Rotterdam DEAF2012 Exhibition, 2012
May 27, 2016

Workshop and speaker series focus on human-computer interaction

AMPD Computational Arts Professor Mark-David Hosale and Theatre Professor Erika Batdorf, along with collaborators Kate Digby (University of Kansas, Manhattan) and Alan Macy (BIOPAC Systems, Inc.) are combining their interests in human-computer interaction to present Movement and Emotion as Computational Interfaces, a week-long workshop and free public speaker series running June 6-12 at York University’s Keele campus.


Slavoj Zizek
May 24, 2016

“Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy” with Slavoj Žižek

Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy 2016 is one of the first conferences in North America to explore film-philosophy and discuss its origins, present state and possible future. The “Elvis of cultural theory” Slavoj Žižek gives a public talk, moderated by York University English Professor Ian Balfour, on May 24 at 8pm at TIFF Bell Lightbox.


Film still from Operation Avalanche
April 27, 2016

York U film talent shines at Hot Docs 2016

From festival openers to adventurous works for non-traditional screens, York University talent makes a big impact on Hot Docs, North America's largest documentary film festival.


Karen Burke. Photo by Judy Karacs.
April 26, 2016

York U City Youth Gospel Project inspires young singers

Music Professor Karen Burke leads the third annual City Youth Gospel Project, a participatory performance workshop bringing hundreds of elementary and high school students to York to experience whole-body singing in a mass choir.