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.
Visual Art & Art History News
The Department of Visual Art & Art History’s spectacular open house, Sonder, transformed the entire Joan & Martin Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts into one giant art party on March 9.
Matthew Ritchie creates installations and collaborative artworks with composers, architects and physicists that explore ideas about chance, myth, games, and the beginning of time. The New York City-based artist presents “The Temptation of the Diagram”, a free public talk about his ideas and work.
York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design welcomes the appointments of Doug Van Nort as Canada Research Chair in Digital Performance and Graham Wakefield as Canada Research Chair in Interactive Information Visualization.
Emanuel Ciobanica’s solo mixed media exhibition Exoskeleton explores the concept of healing physical and psychological trauma. Ciobanica created the works in a self-directed studio course.
The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design is participating in the Lifeline Syria Challenge in response to the current refugee crisis resulting from war in Syria. In the team AMPD For Syria, staff, students and faculty are coming together to sponsor a family of four to resettle in GTA.
From expanding options for working with images in Moodle to managing information flow for a fully online film course with 800 students, faculty members in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design have creative approaches to adapting eLearning for the arts.
The Art Gallery of York University wins double honours from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries, and an OAAG workshop co-hosted by AGYU and AMPD brings art professionals and students together to explore innovation in exhibition design and installation.