The 2019 Summer Institute in the Department of Cinema & Media Arts partners with Archive/Counter-Archive, Professor Janine Marchessault's SSHRC Partnership Grant project, on four free public presentations dedicated to media archives and archiving practices.
The interior of the church was an accomplishment in itself, because the roof was 35 metres (125 feet) high at a time when church interiors maxed out at 24 metres (80 feet), according to Malcolm Thurlby, a Gothic architecture expert and professor of art history at York University in Toronto.
York University Professor Brandon Vickerd, a sculptor in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD), continues to make his mark on the Canadian landscape – both literally and figuratively. Three compelling new public art pieces prove this point: Dwell, installed in Ottawa in 2018; Wolfe and the Sparrows, slated for next month in Calgary; and The Passenger, which will be installed in Waterloo, Ont., in September.
After seeing Why Not Theatre’s Prince Hamlet at Canadian Stage for a course on theatre criticism, students at York University posted Instagram reviews under the hashtag #alttheatrePH. Instructor and PhD student Signy Lynch introduces this critical experiment, and offers insight into its theoretical framework. To read the reviews you can search #alttheatrePH on Instagram.
York Dances is an exciting program featuring new choreography created by third-year BFA dance students in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design at York University.
The work of Professor Amnon Buchbinder will be the subject of a two-day retrospective taking place March 22 and 29 at York University’s Keele Campus. The event, which is free and open to the public, features four films by the Genie award-winning filmmaker. As part of the retrospective, there will be a reception on March 29 to honour Buchbinder’s recent promotion to full professor.
An Exhibition by VISA 4090 Visual Arts (BFA) Majors
Patrick Alcedo, an associate professor in the Department of Dance, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) at York University, will premiere his new documentary film Dancing Manilenyos on March 23 at the Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards