Headshots of Patricio Dávila, Hector Centeno Garcia, Joel Ong, Marissa Largo and Archer Pechawis
September 21, 2023

AMPD Across the City for Nuit Blanche Toronto

York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) champions creativity and positive change at Nuit Blanche Toronto this Saturday, September 23 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. With the theme of ‘Breaking ground’, Nuit Blanche Toronto invites local, national, and international artists to explore ideas centered around the natural world, change, and innovation.

June 13, 2023

AMPD alum named new imagineNATIVE festival director

Kahstarohkwanoron Lindsay Monture, who graduated York with a bachelor of arts in film and media studies, has been named the new festival director of the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, the world’s largest showcase for film, video, audio, digital and interactive media made by Indigenous creators.

June 7, 2023

Project champions audiovisual heritage of minoritized communities

Archive/Counter-Archive (A/CA): Activating Canada’s Moving Image Heritage is a seven-year research-creation project focusing on preserving the audiovisual cultural heritage of Indigenous Peoples (First Nations, Métis, Inuit), Black communities and people of colour, women, LGBTQ+ and immigrant communities. Two events at Congress 2023 will demonstrate its ongoing objectives.