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.
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.
Canadian sculptor Maskull Lasserre works with visual art students during his two-week artist residency, running in conjunction with the Intensive Sculpture Workshop,
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.
Through talks, performances and installations, artists and researchers consider the performative act of cartography and how it has helped shape the settler/colonizer state, Canada, and its relations with Indigenous peoples.
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.
Interdisciplinary, interactive documentary “Biology of Story” explores the nature of story as a living entity
Cinema & Media Arts professor Amnon Buchbinder launches an interdisciplinary, digitally mediated, intellectually adventurous investigation into one of humanity's oldest cultural practices.
Eminent guest speakers address the importance of slower forms of perceptual experience in visual and media culture in public talks co-hosted by the AGO and TIFF.