For the past year, Cinema and Media Arts Professor Brenda Longfellow has been working with Darkfield, a U.K. theatre company specializing in immersive audio, and Crackdown, a monthly podcast covering the drug war through the eyes of drug user activists, to produce Intravene to plunge listeners into the heart of the overdose crisis in Vancouver.
The 14th annual Goldfarb Summer Institute took place from May 3 to 17, and was presented by the Department of Visual Art and Art History at York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD).
Ian Garrett awarded Developing Strategic Research Frameworks for Sustainability and the Arts Scholarship
AMPD's Ian Garrett, in partnership with Tarah Wright from Dalhousie University, has successfully received funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada through the No Culture, No Future: Developing Strategic Research Frameworks for Sustainability and the Arts Scholarship.
The Helen Carswell Chair in Community Engaged Research in the Arts welcomes the submission of research proposals that can inform a community music school's practice, programming, or curricula. In a continued partnership between York University and Community Music Schools of Toronto at Jane Finch (expanding from the Regent Park School of Music), the Helen Carswell team supports special projects to research and bolster community arts in the Jane and Finch neighbourhood and beyond.
Transiting the Queer Uncommons: Queer Summer Institute in Research Creation (TQU) will run from May 2 to 26 and features two graduate courses at York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD).
A multimedia, multi-platform collaborative research and creation project based at York University has ignited a dialogue within the arts and research communities about the role of colonialism in disrupting Inuit cultural conditions.
The Lunchtime Seminar Series fosters interconnectivity between faculty, graduate students, visiting scholars and artists within AMPD. Join online every Wednesday from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM for various scholarly presentations by both York and visiting researchers.
A film by York University Associate Professor Patrick Alcedo earned the Best Short Documentary award at the Cannes Indies Cinema Awards on July 10. The film, titled They Call Me Dax, tells the story of 15-year-old Dorothy Echipare who struggles to survive as a high-school student and ballet dancer while living alone in a poor urban district in Quezon City, Philippines.