Isaac Julien: Rethinking Space

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

In collaboration with the Royal Ontario Museum and Images Festival, OCAD University Graduate Studies presents a public screening of "Isaac Julien: Rethinking Space". 

Isaac Julien is a multi-award winning British artist and filmmaker based in London. Many of his films, including the two screened, are immersive multi-screen experiences that reflect on the past and project the future, touching on themes of identity, diaspora, memory, and representation.

With support from Isaac Julien's studio, this event will feature two short films, Baltimore (2003) and Fantôme Afrique (2005), followed by a panel discussion.

Venue & Address: 
Room 190 (Auditorium), Level 1, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
www.facebook.com/events/931649250304943/
Cost: 
FREE
Rethinking Space image graphic

Homework - Illustrative Drawing and Painting Exhibition

AYP OCADU
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 2:00pm

Homework – Illustrative Drawing and Painting Exhibition in the Artscape Youngplace Hallway Galleries on 2nd and 3rd floors / March 20 – March 25 /OCADU’s Illustration Program students, working in nineteen small groups in their 4th Year Illustrative Painting course, curated and developed the exhibition themes and artwork for this collection of group exhibitions.

 

Venue & Address: 
Artscape Youngplace. 180 Shaw Street. Toronto, ON M6J 2W5
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1107831979342792/
Cost: 
Free. Open Daily 8 am – 8pm except Saturday Mar 25, 8am – 2pm, exhibition closes at 2pm on March 25 Informal artist reception March 21, 7 - 9pm in the 2nd & 3rd floor hallway galleries.
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OCF: Taco Night

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

The OCAD U Christian Fellowship invites you to bring Taco stuffings and friends and partake in Taco Night!

ABOUT OCAD U CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP:
Affiliated with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, the OCF cultivates spiritual growth and fosters community through prayer meetings, community meals, and art discussion groups. An affiliation with the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship of Canada allows members to participate in events such as retreats, seminars and conferences. Christian and non-Christian students, faculty and staff interested in participating amongst an OCAD U community of believers are welcome.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THIS STUDENT GROUP AND OTHERS: www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups

Venue & Address: 
Lambert Lounge (Room 187), Level 1, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
http://www.facebook.com/OCADUCF/
Email: 
ocadivcf@gmail.com
Taco Night poster

OCAD U Multi-Faith Space Opening

Multi-faith
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 3:30pm

Student group Muslim Student Association at OCAD U (MSA) is hosting the opening of the University's new Multi-Faith Space!

LEARN MORE ABOUT MULTI-FAITH GROUPS AT OCAD U:
www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups

> Genesis (Korean Christian Group)
> Muslim Student Association at OCAD U
> OCAD Mandarin Christian Campus Fellowship
> OCAD U Christian Fellowship
> OCAD U Jewish Club

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NEW MULTI-FAITH SPACE:
http://blog.ocad.ca/wordpress/dfisher/2017/02/ocad-us-new-multi-faith-prayer-space/

Venue & Address: 
Room 657/Open Studio Space, Level 6, 100 McCaul Street
Email: 
ocadu.msa@gmail.com
Cost: 
FREE

Critical Engagements – Housing is a Right not a Luxury!

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Artist talk by Rebecca Garrett followed by community panel.
Panel Moderator: Emily Mathieu, Housing Reporter, Toronto Star

Panelists:

  • Rebeca Garrett, artist/activist
  • City Councillor Ana Bailão (Ward 18 Davenport), Toronto's Housing Advocate and City Council's lead to the National Housing Strategy consultations.
  • Randy McLin, Ontario Coalition Against Poverty 
  • Adam Vaughan, MP (Fort York - Spadina) 

Critical Engagements functions in-between an artist talk/screening, and a workshop to combine these elements to engage the OCAD U student body/faculty and surrounding community on housing issues. The housing crisis and increasing levels of poverty affect all of us. Critical Engagement is a concrete example of artist working with community, for the community. 

This event is organized by the OCAD University Art & Social Change Student Committee with the support of Culture Shifts, the OCAD Student Union and Art & Social Change.

ABOUT ART & SOCIAL CHANGE STUDENT COMMITTEE:
The Art & Social Change Student Committee is a group of OCAD U students and alumni whose goal is to unify social justice and its integration into artistic practice. We put into the forefront urgent matters affecting the student body, staff and faculty on campus. Some of these issues include (but are not limited to) environmental justice, sexual violence, student poverty and housing, combating racism, as well as decolonizing the curriculum. Through various student-led initiatives, we aim to raise awareness of equity and accessibility issues, and build a strong social justice community on campus.

Find out more about this student-run group and others: www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups

Venue & Address: 
Room 190, Level 1, 100 McCaul Street
Email: 
asoc.ocad@gmail.com
Cost: 
Free
Critical Engagements poster

MSA: Nintendo 64 Night

Nintendo 64 logo
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 6:30pm to 11:00pm

Student group Muslim Student Association at OCAD U (MSA) invites you to join them for a Nintento 64 game night!

ABOUT MSA:
The OCAD U MSA is here to provide and facilitate for Muslims on campus. We’re here to raise awareness about Islam and maintain a peaceful prayer space for Muslims. All Muslim and non-Muslim students, faculty and staff are welcome. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS GROUP AND OTHERS: www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups

Venue & Address: 
Room 600, Level 6, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
http://www.facebook.com/ocadumsa/
Email: 
msa.ocadu@gmail.com

MSA: Aga Khan Museum Trip

Image of front entrance, Aga Khan Museum
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm

Student group Muslim Student Association at OCAD U (MSA) invites you to join them on a trip to the Aga Khan Museum.

ABOUT MSA:
The OCAD U MSA is here to provide and facilitate for Muslims on campus. We’re here to raise awareness about Islam and maintain a peaceful prayer space for Muslims. All Muslim and non-Muslim students, faculty and staff are welcome. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS GROUP AND OTHERS: www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups

*Travel costs (transit) are being covered by OCAD Student Union. Admission to Museum is free after 4:00 p.m.

Venue & Address: 
77 Wynford Drive
Website: 
http://www.facebook.com/ocadumsa/
Email: 
ocadu.msa@gmail.com
Cost: 
Free*

MEETING: Art & Social Change Student Committee

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

We will be working on the 'Critical Engagements' event proposed by Sofy and Oliver, Pablo from Student Union will update us on the 'Money Matters' campaign,and as usual, new participants and new ideas always welcome at these meetings!

ABOUT ART & SOCIAL CHANGE STUDENT COMMITTEE:
The Art & Social Change Student Committee is a group of OCAD U students and alumni whose goal is to unify social justice and its integration into artistic practice. We put into the forefront urgent matters affecting the student body, staff and faculty on campus. Some of these issues include (but are not limited to) environmental justice, sexual violence, student poverty and housing, combating racism, as well as decolonizing the curriculum. Through various student-led initiatives, we aim to raise awareness of equity and accessibility issues, and build a strong social justice community on campus.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THIS STUDENT-RUN GROUP AND OTHERS: www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups

Venue & Address: 
Room 301, Level 3, 205 Richmond St. West
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups
Email: 
asoc.ocad@gmail.com
Event poster

VERNACULAR: weekly meetings

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 1:00pm

Stop in and attend our weekly meetings. All are welcome, regardless of writing experience!

Wednesdays, 12 noon to 1:00 PM

ABOUT VERNACULAR:
Vernacular is a creative writing and publishing collective dedicated to poetry and other experimental approaches to language. We meet often to share prompts, new works, and develop our language-based practices. Curated works will be distributed through periodic publications, podcasts, and events. By fostering a community of writers, speakers, and signers, Vernacular provides a platform for linguistic agency and innovation.

Find out more about this student-run group and others: www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups

Venue & Address: 
Room 668, Level 6, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
http://www.facebook.com/groups/896884390350460/
Email: 
vernacular.ocadu@gmail.com
Cost: 
FREE
Vernacular group poster

TERRA INCOGNITA: submission call

Thursday, February 16, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017

Terra Incognita can be defined as "an unknown territory, an unexplored country or field of knowledge". Artists may want to consider or reflect on the colonial historical narrative enforced through the celebration of Confederation. It is important to note that the exhibition will run concurrently with Canada's 150th anniversary.

This call is open to all Black, Indigenous, People of colour (BIPOC) students across the country!
The Indigenous Student Association (ISA) is looking for two-dimensional, three-dimensional and mixed media work for an exhibition that will run from July 6, 2017 to August 31, 2017.

Submission deadline: March 31, 2017.

All submissions must be made through Submittables: 
https://torontoartscape.submittable.com/submit/75958/call-for-submissions-terra-incognita and must include 3 to 5 images, a short biography and artist statement. For more details, see exhibition call poster or send us a message via Facebook or e-mail if you have any questions!

Please like and share widely and if you would like us to send you an image file so that you may print out the poster and display it at your institution please do not hesitate to send us a message.

We are so excited to share this with you, it is a long time coming! Please consider submitting!

ABOUT INDIGENOUS STUDENT ASSOCIATION
The Indigenous Student Association (ISA) is a group of students from OCAD U who wish to create a positive, nurturing, and inclusive community. The ISA strives to collaborate and unify perspectives and thoughts, through our artworks, community involvement, and exhibitions. We are active within our communities individually, but by coming together in the IASA, we can contribute collectively and work towards a common goal.

Find out more about this and other OCAD U student-run groups: www.ocadu.ca/studentgroups

Venue & Address: 
Artscape's Daniels Spectrum 585 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON
Website: 
http://www.facebook.com/ISA.OCAD/
www.instagram.com/ocaduisaofficial/
Email: 
indigenousstudentgroup@gmail.com
Terra Icognita poster

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