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

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The Power Plant, in partnership with OCAD U, present a FREE talk with acclaimed British artist Michael Landy about his upcoming installation
The OCADU library is hosting it's annual book sale the week of Sept 18th. Browse through hundreds of pre-loved art & design books, exhibition catalogues, some fiction, non-fiction, general interest, and ephemera. Proceeds support the library. Cash only.
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OCAD University’s Faculty of Art in partnership with the Toronto Palestine Film Festival present:  The Kym Pruesse Speaker Series
Join us on Wednesday, September 20, from 7 to 11 p.m., to celebrate as Ignite Gallery opens its new gallery space in Kensington Market with “Low Hanging Fruit (The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope),” a group exhibition featuring work by Emily Grace Harrison, Cristine Yunyk, Coutney Gillatly, and Owen Marshall.
As the recipient of the 2015/16 OCAD University Award for Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity, Isabel Meirelles will be giving a talk about her research entitled The Visualizing Spirit
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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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