Public art can startle, resonate and inform, but its role is changing as expectations evolve about what it should be and do. The symposium Public Art: New Ways of Thinking and Working brings together artists, curators, urban planners, academics, policymakers and community organizers to explore policies and practices of commissioning and creating art for the public realm, now and in the future.
Computational Arts professors Don Sinclair and Doug Van Nort team up with NBS choreographer Shaun Amyot to create a work that integrates cutting-edge sensor technology generating sound and visuals from dancers' movements.
Fourth-year and MFA screenwriting students pitch their feature film and television projects to leading industry insiders
Through photographs, video and audio recordings, "Katherine Knight: Portraits and Collections" brings to life a collection of hand-stitched mottos created in Caribou Harbour, Pictou County, Nova Scotia in the 19th century.
The Nancy Nicol Collection includes interviews with activists, community leaders and human rights lawyers, and documentation of watershed developments and events the history of the lesbian and gay movement in Canada from 1969 to 2009.
Innovative projects including games, virtual reality experiences, interactive physical objects and installations created by York's Digital Media students are on view at InterAccess.
York University’s rising young dance artists take the stage in York Dances -Space Continuum: Infinite and Endless, a showcase concert spotlighting undergraduate choreographic and performance talent.
Director David di Giovanni offers a compelling contemporary take on the Swedish classic, setting the play in 2008 - a time of tremendous upheaval, in both hope and despair - with the protagonist as a war journalist coming to terms with her experiences.