Canadian Craft Biennial


The theme for the inaugural Biennial is Can Craft? Craft Can! , through this theme, the Biennial will explore “What and who is ‘Canadian Craft’?” and analyse ideas regarding the agency of craft.

 
DateFriday, September 15, 2017 - 8:30am to Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

Website

http://canadiancraftbiennial.ca

Location

Holiday Inn Burlington, 3063 S Service Rd, Burlington, ON / OCAD University, 100 McCaul

Aligning with Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Biennial will serve as a spotlight to celebrate and educate the public and craft professionals alike about the importance that Craft plays in our everyday lives. The biennial will provide historical contextualization of Canadian craft practise and offer critical insight into its future.

 

Canadian Craft Biennial Conference Can Craft? Craft Can!

September 15 and 16, 2017
Burlington and Toronto

 

Eleven sessions, covering a variety of themes and approaches will be presented by forty-four scholars and makers from around the world.

September 15: Holiday Inn Burlington, 3063 S Service Rd, Burlington, ON, L7N 3E9

September 16: OCADU, 100 McCaul St. Toronto, ON M5T 1W1

 

Registration ends September 14. 

For more information about the Exhibitions and the full program please visit CanadianCraftBiennial.ca

DateFriday, September 15, 2017 - 8:30am to Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

Website

http://canadiancraftbiennial.ca

Location

Holiday Inn Burlington, 3063 S Service Rd, Burlington, ON / OCAD University, 100 McCaul

You are invited to attend a community update hosted by OCAD University and Councillor Joe Cressy on the Creative City Campus (CCC) project.
Crit Club is a student run gathering held every second Tuesday of the semester as a space to provide feedback and share an interest in each other's developing practices, projects, and ideas in a casual peer-to-peer setting. For the next three meetings of the semester there will be guest speakers giving artists talks including local artists Tau Lewis and Laurie Kang
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
Join us for beer and pizza as we get inspired by industry makers! Creatives take the stage to walk us through their recent work in our Meet Your Maker speaker series hosted by ACIDO (Association of Chartered Industrial Designers of Ontario) and SEGD (Society for Experiential Graphic Design). Arrive early to grab a drink and slice before the talks and stay after for the social.  
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
A curatorial project by Lamont Abramczyk as part of his OCADU CRCP undergraduate thesis
Join Nicole Collins and the Toronto Shape-Note Singers for an introduction to shape-note singing from The Sacred Harp tradition that inspired the sound element in Furthest Boundless. The “sacred harp” is the human voice, which combines in this practice into a four-part acapella harmony of hymns and anthems, in an inclusive, non-denominational musical event.
Senate meetings are open to the university community. 
Are you looking to protect your ideas? The Office of Research and Innovation will be an hosting an intellectual property workshop 
Canadian Craft Biennial
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 8:30am to Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

Aligning with Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Biennial will serve as a spotlight to celebrate and educate the public and craft professionals alike about the importance that Craft plays in our everyday lives. The biennial will provide historical contextualization of Canadian craft practise and offer critical insight into its future.

 

Canadian Craft Biennial Conference Can Craft? Craft Can!

September 15 and 16, 2017
Burlington and Toronto

 

Eleven sessions, covering a variety of themes and approaches will be presented by forty-four scholars and makers from around the world.

September 15: Holiday Inn Burlington, 3063 S Service Rd, Burlington, ON, L7N 3E9

September 16: OCADU, 100 McCaul St. Toronto, ON M5T 1W1

 

Registration ends September 14. 

For more information about the Exhibitions and the full program please visit CanadianCraftBiennial.ca

Venue & Address: 
Holiday Inn Burlington, 3063 S Service Rd, Burlington, ON / OCAD University, 100 McCaul
Website: 
http://canadiancraftbiennial.ca
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