Natasha Bissonauth

Natasha Bissonauth joins the Visual Art and Art History department. Prior to, she was Assistant Professor at the College of Wooster (OH) in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her research centers on contemporary artists of color, queer and feminist art-making in particular situated in contemporary global visual cultures. With an emphasis on South Asian and […]

Richard Moore

PhD, York University; Master’s, University of Munich; Bachelor’s, University of Toronto. Dr. Richard Moore (ethnomusicologist, percussionist, drummer, cimbalist) is an educator and performer who works in a variety of music genres, including: contemporary classical, band, orchestral, music theatre, world music, jazz, and pop/rock. He performs regularly with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, National Ballet of Canada […]

Archer Pechawis

Performance, theatre and new media artist, filmmaker, writer, curator and educator Archer Pechawis was born in Alert Bay, BC. He has a particular interest in the intersection of Plains Cree culture and digital technology, merging “traditional” objects such as hand drums with digital video and audio sampling. His work has been exhibited across Canada, internationally […]

Marissa Largo

Marissa Largo is a newly appointed assistant professor of Creative Technologies in Department of Visual Art and Art History in the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design at York University. She is a researcher, artist, curator, and educator whose work focuses on the intersections of community engagement, race, gender and Asian diasporic cultural production. […]

Danielle A.D. Howard

Danielle A.D. Howard joins AMPD as an assistant professor in the Department of Theatre. She recently taught within the University of California-Los Angeles’ School of Theater, Film and Television before coming to York University. Howard holds a PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies from UCLA and writes at the intersections of race, gender, performance, visual and sonic culture. […]

Rebecca Caines

Dr Rebecca Caines is an interdisciplinary artist and scholar, whose research crosses between creative technologies (including sound art, new media, and augmentation), and socially engaged art, with a special focus on improvisatory practices. She holds a PhD in Performance Studies from the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia; and completed two postdoctoral research […]

Morgan Fics

An MFA graduate from York University’s Film and Media Arts Program in Toronto, Morgan currently works as a contract story/narrative consultant for FORREC ltd. Morgan has worked as a freelance script reader for 5×5 Productions and served as a first round judge for the Big Apple Film Festival’s screenwriting competition. He is the former Associate Producer for Resounding Media, and […]

Moussa Djigo

Moussa Djigo is an award-winning director, screenwriter and producer with a background in journalism and cinema studies. His research interests include Canadian Indigenous Cinema, African American Cinema, City symphony films, research-creation, and space in cinema. He is the author of “Spike Lee: Aesthetics of Subversion in Do the Right Thing” (Paris, Acoria, 2009), a book […]

Bill Robertson

Bill Robertson is an award-winning Toronto-based writer/director/producer, whose features include THE EVENTS LEADING UP TO MY DEATH, which premiered at TIFF in 1991 and won the award for Best Canadian Screenplay at the Vancouver International Film Festival. Bill wrote and directed his second feature comedy-drama APARTMENT HUNTING in 2000. Since then, Bill has worked as […]

Michelle Szemberg

Michelle Szemberg is a Toronto born, award winning film editor. She graduated from the Film and Video Program at York University in 2000. Upon graduation, Michelle spent years working as an assistant editor, which allowed her to collaborate with and be mentored by some of the leading forces in Canadian cinema. Michelle’s credits include the […]