AMPD Events

Public Talk: Wendy Chun - <em>Habitual New Media</em> in the Joan & Martin Goldfarb Summer Institute in Visual Arts @ TIFF Bell Lightbox
Titled Slowness, Not Sedation, the 8th annual Joan & Martin Goldfarb Summer Institute in Visual Arts explores  the importance of slowness in contemporary visual and media culture. The Summer Institute comprises a graduate intensive and... View Article
Odette Sculpture Residency: Public lecture by 'Banksy imagineer' Maskull Lasserre @ Room 130, Joan & Martin Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts, York University - Keele Campus
A recent participant in Banksy’s Dismaland, inventive Canadian sculptor Maskull Lasserre is the 2016 Louis Odette Sculptor-in-Residence at York University. His residency runs the first two weeks of May in conjunction with the Intensive Sculpture Workshop,... View Article
Cancelled - Onstage Conversation with Alain Badiou at the inaugural Film-Philosophy conference @ TIFF Bell Lightbox
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Alain Badiou will no longer be able to join us for this event. However, we are pleased to announce that Slavoj Zizek will join us for an onstage conversation one week... View Article
"Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy" - York U inaugural Film-Philosophy conference @ TIFF Bell Lightbox
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. From postcolonial theory and disability studies to speculative... View Article
Onstage Conversation with Slavoj Žižek at the inaugural Film-Philosophy conference @ TIFF Bell Lightbox
  The “Elvis of cultural theory” Slavoj Žižek headlines York University’s inaugural film-philosophy conference, Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy 2016, taking place at TIFF Bell Lightbox. In this onstage conversation moderated by York University English Professor... View Article
Workshop : : Lectures - "Movement and Emotion as Computational Interfaces" @ School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, York University
Movement and Emotion as Computational Interfaces is a workshop and speaker series led by an interdisciplinary team with backgrounds in performance, computational media art and bioengineering, The workshop and talks will explore how technology can... View Article
The Batdorf Technique - Kinesthetic Transference and Interoceptive Awareness in Performance @ Room# TBA, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design
Theatre Professor Erica Batdorf presents an overview of The Batdorf Technique, a system for physical-emotional integration she developed over 25 years of performance and movement-for-actors training. She will also present research questions regarding its application... View Article
Public Talk: Martha Eddy and Stephen Auger on “The Embodied Physiology of Perception” @ Room# TBA, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design
Martha Eddy and Stephen Auger share the podium to present “The Embodied Physiology of Perception” Dr. Martha Eddy, CMA, RSMT, EdD and creator of BodyMind Dancing™ is an exercise physiologist, dance educator and somatic movement... View Article
Public Talk: Alan Macy on “Bioinformatics and the Human-Computer Interface” @ Room# TBA, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design
New computer interfaces are becoming available that transform human biologically-generated activity into viable data input sources for computers. Human-sourced activity such as physiological signals generated by the heart, skeletal muscle, brain neuronal activity, eye movements,... View Article
Public Talk: Marcos Novak on “Transverging Cognition and Creativity” @ Room# TBA, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design
Novak will speak on how can we, in the 21st century, understand creativity and cognition is a way that is at once consonant with both the “sciences of the artificial” and with the “ecology of... View Article