LandMarks: Art + Places


LandMarks: Art + Places. Denaturalizing nationhood, one story at a time. 100 art projects, 12 leading Canadian artists, 16 universities and 20 National Parks & Historic Sites are part of this initiative. 
 

 
DateFriday, June 23, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 4:00pm

Website

https://landmarks2017.ca/

Location

Rouge National Park

LandMarks2017/Repères2017 invites people to creatively explore and deepen their connection to the land through a series of contemporary art projects in and around Canada's National Parks and Historic Sites from June 10-25, 2017.

These projects function like trail markers on a journey across the land. They focus on multiple experiences and stories to revisit the wys we understand our histories and envision our futures. Together, they enrich our knowledge of different places by inviting us to question their use and significance - symbolically, socially and environmentally. 

The artists involved in LandMarks2017/Repères2017 activate different aspects and interpretations of the word landmark:

- Michael Belmore. Coalescence
- Rebecca Velmore. Wave Sound
- Chris Clarke. Weaving Voices
- Raphaelle De Groot. Subsistences
- Maureen Gruben. Stitching My Landscape
- Ursula Johnson. re(al)-location
- Cheryl L'hirondelle. Freedom Tours
- Jeneen Frei Njootli. Being Skidoo
- Douglas Scholes. Wanderer: (re)Marking
- Camille Turner. Freedom Tours
- Bo Yeung. Weaving Voices 
- Jin-me Yoon*. Long View

*Assistant Professor, Art and Social Change, Faculty of Art invites the OCAD University community to join the exhibition:
LandMarks: Art + Places 

Opening Reception: Friday, 23 June, 11:00 am
Rouge Beach
Free bus from OCAD University (100 McCaul Street) to Rouge Beach. 
Leaves at 10 am and returns at 4pm.

 



LandMarks: Art + Places
DateFriday, June 23, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 4:00pm

Website

https://landmarks2017.ca/

Location

Rouge National Park

OCAD U's Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to partner with Tridel, one of Canada’s leading developers, and PATCH, a social enterprise operated by the award-winning STEPS Initiative, to feature the work of students and alumni in a high-profile public display of art across the construction hoarding bordering Tridel's FORM condominium on McCaul St (adjacent to OCAD U). As creative talent in the fields of art and design, we request your submissions for this unique paid exhibition opportunity. Submission deadline - Nov. 24th, 11:59pm
Undergraduate students are invited to attend this information session to learn more about exchange opportunities and hear from students who participated in the program last year.
While supplies last!
Two Concert-talks by pianist and electronic composer John Kameel Farah
Participants will learn the basics of Arabic Calligraphy letter forms. They will be introduced to basic techniques and words which they will practice using the brushes, ink and calligraphy pens.
Ban This Series: Tiger Spirit A documentary by Canadian filmmaker Min Sook Lee
Endorsing the important cultural value and independent nature of the Award, and at the suggestion of Clayton Paterson, Toronto based artist Istvan Kantor took upon the task to bring the award to Canada. Together with Eldon Garnet, artist and writer, and Kitsuné Soleill, artist and performer, they formed the Acker Awards Toronto in March 2017.
In this our inaugural year of the Design Residency, OCAD U will host architect, designer and urban researcher Kunlé Adeyemi of NLÉ as the 2017-2018 Design Resident. 
This hands-on workshop facilitated by Dr. Lynne Milgram will provide research proposal writing support for your upcoming CGS-M (SSHRC, NSERC) and Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) application(s). Please come prepared with specific questions related to your research projects.
Drawing and Painting is presenting Many Voices talks by visiting Alumni Artists Chen Cao and Dionne Simpson Many Voices continues in November
LandMarks: Art + Places
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 4:00pm

LandMarks2017/Repères2017 invites people to creatively explore and deepen their connection to the land through a series of contemporary art projects in and around Canada's National Parks and Historic Sites from June 10-25, 2017.

These projects function like trail markers on a journey across the land. They focus on multiple experiences and stories to revisit the wys we understand our histories and envision our futures. Together, they enrich our knowledge of different places by inviting us to question their use and significance - symbolically, socially and environmentally. 

The artists involved in LandMarks2017/Repères2017 activate different aspects and interpretations of the word landmark:

- Michael Belmore. Coalescence
- Rebecca Velmore. Wave Sound
- Chris Clarke. Weaving Voices
- Raphaelle De Groot. Subsistences
- Maureen Gruben. Stitching My Landscape
- Ursula Johnson. re(al)-location
- Cheryl L'hirondelle. Freedom Tours
- Jeneen Frei Njootli. Being Skidoo
- Douglas Scholes. Wanderer: (re)Marking
- Camille Turner. Freedom Tours
- Bo Yeung. Weaving Voices 
- Jin-me Yoon*. Long View

*Assistant Professor, Art and Social Change, Faculty of Art invites the OCAD University community to join the exhibition:
LandMarks: Art + Places 

Opening Reception: Friday, 23 June, 11:00 am
Rouge Beach
Free bus from OCAD University (100 McCaul Street) to Rouge Beach. 
Leaves at 10 am and returns at 4pm.

 

Venue & Address: 
Rouge National Park
Website: 
https://landmarks2017.ca/
LandMarks: Art + Places
Keywords: 
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