Dying - an interactive public event series


Dying, which explores death through design and art, running during the DesignTO Festival is brought to you by OCAD University’s Health Design Studio and Taboo Health, in Toronto, January 14 – February 2nd 2019. Let’s get comfortable with the uncomfortable and talk about #whatmattersEOL.

 
DateMonday, January 14, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 9:00pm

Location

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See below for a listing of all the events! 

 

Keynote by Ivor Williams, Royal College of Art  (Registration Required)

Jan 24th at OCADU 100 McCaul, Room 190,@ 6:30 pm

Williams leads the end-of-life care projects at the Helix Centre, an innovation design lab inside the Institute for Global Health led by Lord Ara Darzi and St Mary’s Hospital in London, UK 
To attend Ivor's keynote is free, just register to save your seat!  

 

Death and Dying Discussions (Registration Required)

January 25th at OCADU 100 McCaul, Room 190, 9:30am - 6:30pm

A mini-symposium on design for end of life, with an exhibition, 12 talks and HelloGame play – the easy non-threatening way to start a conversation about what matters most to you by Nick Jehlen of CommonPractice.
Tickets are $30, Student Tickets cost $10, and include lunch! Register today!    

 

Time Moving

January 18th - 27th at OCADU 100 McCaul, Great Hall

Opening reception January 22nd 7-9 pm

A participatory exhibit by Kate Sellen to explore how people perceive time at end of life

 

Before I Die...

January 18th - 27th OCADU 100 McCaul, Exterior Wall

A Before I Die... wall provides an opportunity for the public to share what they wish to do before they die, by Candy Chang.

 

Constellations

January 14th – February 2nd, Artscape Youngplace on 180 Shaw St

A participatory installation exploring the family experience of end of life. 

Designers: Karen Oikonen & Kate Wilkes

 

Ghost Stories

Jan 18 to Jan 20th, 2019 OCAD University, Graduate Gallery, 205 Richmond St. West

A critical perspective on the liminal spaces of care and the grieving process. 

Artists: Ellen Snowball & Kritsti Poole-Adler

 

Until the Last Breath

January 14th – February 2nd, Artscape Youngplace on 180 Shaw St

Opening reception - January 17, 6-9pm – register here

An art exhibition questioning and exploring current care experiences, asking — what is truly important at the end of life?

Artists: Lucien Durey, Corbett Fogue, Bryn Ludlow, Karen Oikonen, Robin Pacific, Katrina Pruss, Kate Sellen, Debbie Woo

& Helen Zajkowski

 

DIYing Free

Jan. 17 to 27th, 2019, Critical Distance, Artscape Youngplace on 180 Shaw St

We can’t stop from dying but we can die smarter and more ecological — we can D-I-Y. 

Artist: Justin Tyler Tate

 

We hope to see you there!

 

DateMonday, January 14, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 9:00pm

Website Location

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Among All These Tundras features contemporary art by Indigenous artists from around the circumpolar world.
Free public reception of Onsite Gallery's newest exhibition, ᐊᕙᑖᓂᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᓂᑦ Among All These Tundras
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
12 Degrees is pleased to exhibit a new work by acclaimed artist Colette Laliberté. From September 20 to December 26, 2019, Laliberté’s site specific installation of three-dimensional works on paper will be on display at 12 Degrees, Monday through Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm. 
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
Join Inuk artist, writer, curator, throatsinger, spoken word poet and Onsite Gallery exhibiting artist, Taqralik Partridge, for a spoken word performance and writing activity.
Piranha, Comic Art and Political Cartoons by the Union Art Service.
Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award-winning poet SONNET L’ABBE returns with her third collection in which a mixed-race woman decomposes her inheritance of Shakespeare.
Legal Intersections is a four-part series addressing legal issues of importance to artists, designers, and cultural workers. The series is presented in collaboration with the Artists’ Legal Advice Services, the Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers at OCAD University, and the Edward P. Taylor Library & Archives at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
ERASING A COUNTRY: AN ON-GOING SERIES OF RESEARCH ARTIST TALK by JULIUS PONCELET MANAPUL
Dying
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 9:00pm

See below for a listing of all the events! 

 

Keynote by Ivor Williams, Royal College of Art  (Registration Required)

Jan 24th at OCADU 100 McCaul, Room 190,@ 6:30 pm

Williams leads the end-of-life care projects at the Helix Centre, an innovation design lab inside the Institute for Global Health led by Lord Ara Darzi and St Mary’s Hospital in London, UK 
To attend Ivor's keynote is free, just register to save your seat!  

 

Death and Dying Discussions (Registration Required)

January 25th at OCADU 100 McCaul, Room 190, 9:30am - 6:30pm

A mini-symposium on design for end of life, with an exhibition, 12 talks and HelloGame play – the easy non-threatening way to start a conversation about what matters most to you by Nick Jehlen of CommonPractice.
Tickets are $30, Student Tickets cost $10, and include lunch! Register today!    

 

Time Moving

January 18th - 27th at OCADU 100 McCaul, Great Hall

Opening reception January 22nd 7-9 pm

A participatory exhibit by Kate Sellen to explore how people perceive time at end of life

 

Before I Die...

January 18th - 27th OCADU 100 McCaul, Exterior Wall

A Before I Die... wall provides an opportunity for the public to share what they wish to do before they die, by Candy Chang.

 

Constellations

January 14th – February 2nd, Artscape Youngplace on 180 Shaw St

A participatory installation exploring the family experience of end of life. 

Designers: Karen Oikonen & Kate Wilkes

 

Ghost Stories

Jan 18 to Jan 20th, 2019 OCAD University, Graduate Gallery, 205 Richmond St. West

A critical perspective on the liminal spaces of care and the grieving process. 

Artists: Ellen Snowball & Kritsti Poole-Adler

 

Until the Last Breath

January 14th – February 2nd, Artscape Youngplace on 180 Shaw St

Opening reception - January 17, 6-9pm – register here

An art exhibition questioning and exploring current care experiences, asking — what is truly important at the end of life?

Artists: Lucien Durey, Corbett Fogue, Bryn Ludlow, Karen Oikonen, Robin Pacific, Katrina Pruss, Kate Sellen, Debbie Woo

& Helen Zajkowski

 

DIYing Free

Jan. 17 to 27th, 2019, Critical Distance, Artscape Youngplace on 180 Shaw St

We can’t stop from dying but we can die smarter and more ecological — we can D-I-Y. 

Artist: Justin Tyler Tate

 

We hope to see you there!

 

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