This Art Works! Exhibition


This exhibition invites the public to engage with the spirit of the CBC series and question how creativity might create change. It showcases a selection of videos from the series, and an interactive installation that encourages participants to take further action.

 

 

 
DateWednesday, October 11, 2017 to Saturday, October 21, 2017

Cost

Free

Location

OCAD U Lobby 100 McCaul St.

There are artists who make pretty pictures to hang on your mantle. This Art Works! is not about those artists. A new original series created by Madeleine Co, in partnership with OCAD University for CBC Arts, This Art Works! is a subversively surreal showcase of provocative projects by Canadian artists tackling today's most pressing and controversial issues. Using a variety of artistic methods, the artists let their imaginations run wild to make art work for social change. With a supporting cast of comedians, This Art Works! fuses the wholesomeness of children's television with an absurdist comedic bent, creating a bizarre world unlike any other.

This Art Works! emerged out of the Impact Collective project, led by Zev Farber (Manager, Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers) and Dr Alia Weston (Assistant Professor of Creative and Business Enterprise), at OCAD University.
 
Watch the original pilot episode from 2016 at www.artworks-show.com

Watch all 10 new episodes at CBC Arts and search for “This Art Works!
 
This Art Works! has empowered more than 30 OCAD U students and recent alumni to showcase - on a national platform - how they use their art and design skills to effect social change. Students and alumni were employed in the making of the series, every episode was filmed at OCAD U and the project intersects with programs we offer in the Art, Design and Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculties.



Image of words on a palette: This Art Works
DateWednesday, October 11, 2017 to Saturday, October 21, 2017

Cost

Free

Website Location

OCAD U Lobby 100 McCaul St.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 to Saturday, October 21, 2017

There are artists who make pretty pictures to hang on your mantle. This Art Works! is not about those artists. A new original series created by Madeleine Co, in partnership with OCAD University for CBC Arts, This Art Works! is a subversively surreal showcase of provocative projects by Canadian artists tackling today's most pressing and controversial issues. Using a variety of artistic methods, the artists let their imaginations run wild to make art work for social change. With a supporting cast of comedians, This Art Works! fuses the wholesomeness of children's television with an absurdist comedic bent, creating a bizarre world unlike any other.

This Art Works! emerged out of the Impact Collective project, led by Zev Farber (Manager, Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers) and Dr Alia Weston (Assistant Professor of Creative and Business Enterprise), at OCAD University.
 
Watch the original pilot episode from 2016 at www.artworks-show.com

Watch all 10 new episodes at CBC Arts and search for “This Art Works!
 
This Art Works! has empowered more than 30 OCAD U students and recent alumni to showcase - on a national platform - how they use their art and design skills to effect social change. Students and alumni were employed in the making of the series, every episode was filmed at OCAD U and the project intersects with programs we offer in the Art, Design and Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculties.

Venue & Address: 
OCAD U Lobby 100 McCaul St.
Cost: 
Free
Image of words on a palette: This Art Works
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