Jan Hadlaw

Jan Hadlaw is an Associate Professor in the Department of Design and cross-appointed to the Communication & Culture, Science & Technology Studies, and Interdisciplinary Studies graduate programs. Prior to completing her PhD in media history, she was a graphic designer in Montréal and worked with a diverse range of clients, including Alcan, the National Film […]

Taien Ng-Chan

Taien Ng-Chan is an interdisciplinary writer and media artist whose research explores locative media sound art, “object-oriented storytelling,” and futurist imaginings of everyday life through immersive cinema. She has published widely, from her scholarly work in such publications as Intermediality, Wi: Journal of Mobile Media and Humanities, to her books and anthologies of creative writing, […]

Mary Bunch

Dr. Mary Bunch is an Assistant Professor In Cinema and Media Arts and affiliated with Theatre Studies, and Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA). She earned her PhD in Theory and Criticism at Western University in 2011. Dr. Bunch’s teaching and research interests include interdisciplinary and collaborative critical disability, feminist, queer studies and critical theory, research […]

Manfred Becker

Employment History: 2019 Graduate Program Director Film, AMPD 2018 Assistant Professor, AMPD 2017 Course Director, RTA School of Media at FCAD, Toronto 2015 Member of the School of Graduate Studies, Ryerson University 2014 – 18 Course Director & Thesis Advisor, Documentary Media Graduate Program, Ryerson University 2013 – 18 Course Director, Image Arts, Ryerson University […]

Freya Björg Olafson

Freya Björg Olafson is an intermedia artist who works with performance, video, audio and painting. Her creative practice engages with identity and the body, as informed by technology and the Internet. Olafson’s work has been presented internationally at venues such as the Bauhaus Archiv (Berlin/Germany), SECCA – Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (North Carolina), Ochoymedio […]

Randolph Peters

For composer Randolph Peters, music is a passport, a way to explore the world. His work includes commissions from the Canadian Opera Company, and the Winnipeg, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton Symphony Orchestras, Kronos Quartet, Hannaford Street Silver Band, Elmer Iseler Singers, and Orchestre Symphonique du Québec among others. Although he has composed in a number […]

Joel Ong

Professor Joel Ong is a media artist whose works connect scientific and artistic approaches to the environment, particularly with respect to sound and physical space.  Professor Ong’s work explores the way objects and spaces can function as repositories of ‘frozen sound’, and in elucidating these, he is interested in creating what systems theorist Jack Burnham […]

Jennifer Fisher

Jennifer Fisher is an art historian, critic and curator specializing in contemporary art and curatorial studies. Her research focusses on exhibitions, display practices, contemporary art, feminist performance, affect theory and the aesthetics of the non-visual senses. She is co-founder and joint editor of the Journal of Curatorial Studies. Her writings have been featured in anthologies […]

Michel Daigneault

Michel Daigneault’s art practice has for many years focused on Investigating what constitutes abstraction today and thereby exploring how abstraction relates to larger social forces. A key for understanding his recent work lies in what is unstated, but implied, in the titles, eg: It was once abstract.. and Don’t look at me like that! If […]

Marc Couroux

The work of intermedia artist Marc Couroux is firmly rooted in experiences developed while active as a contemporary music pianist. His early (piano performance) works were centered around a reformatting of the audience-performer dialectic, challenging the orthodoxies of transmission and reception within the sociopolitical confines of the public event. Case in point: in 2000, le […]