Nuit Blanche at OCAD U 2017


Explore Indigenous survivance, urbanization and environmental concerns in OCAD University’s Nuit Blanche program with projects on McCaul St. (between Dundas/Queen) and at the corner of Richmond St. W./Duncan St. Curated by Jason Baerg and Tak Pham.

 
DateSaturday, September 30, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 7:00am

Phone

416-977-6000, Ext. 456

Cost

FREE

Email

onsite@ocadu.ca

Location

Multiple venues across the OCAD U campus

Tonight’s Special: Bannock, Mille-Feuille and Berries
Curated by Jason Baerg and Tak Pham
Organized by Onsite Gallery

Indigenous survivance, urbanization and so much more are on the menu at OCAD University’s 2017 Nuit Blanche program titled, Tonight’s Special: Bannock, MilleFeuille and Berries. Curated by Cree Métis artist and curator Jason Baerg and historian, curator and OCAD U alumnus Tak Pham.

Tonight’s Special draws inspiration from a range of cultural culinary pleasures – from the complex richness of a French mille-feuille pastry, to a hearty Indigenous buffalo stew. The program conjures complex discussions of Toronto’s varied cultures and histories reflected in our multicultural community.

Through new media experimentation and interactive engagements, the exhibiting artists aestheticize excessive synthetic materials to question our relationship to the surrounding environment. While the artworks are socio/enviro/political in nature, they are also colourful, pulsing and engaging.

This year’s Nuit Blanche program at OCAD University sprawls across the university’s expanded campus. Discover projects down the McCaul Street corridor, starting at Butterfield Park by the main building at 100 McCaul, and then head south towards the south campus on Richmond Street West alongside the university’s newly launched professional gallery.

Complete list of venues and artworks to be announced shortly

 

Cree Métis visual artist and curator Jason Baerg completed an MFA from Rutgers University and a BFA from Concordia University. Baerg has presented at the Luminato Festival, Art Toronto and Art Basel Miami.

Tak Pham is an architectural historian, curator and art writer. Pham holds a BA Hons. from Carleton University and MFA in Criticism & Curatorial Practice from OCAD University. He curated projects at OCAD U, Montgomery’s Inn, Art Toronto, Y+ Contemporary, Xpace Cultural Centre and Nuit Blanche 2017.

 

Image credit: Carrie Gates, Mountain Glitchery, 2015. Video still.



Carrie Gates, Mountain Glitchery, 2015.
DateSaturday, September 30, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 7:00am

Phone

416-977-6000, Ext. 456

Cost

FREE

Email

onsite@ocadu.ca

Website Location

Multiple venues across the OCAD U campus

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Tonight’s Special: Bannock, Mille-Feuille and Berries
Curated by Jason Baerg and Tak Pham
Organized by Onsite Gallery

Indigenous survivance, urbanization and so much more are on the menu at OCAD University’s 2017 Nuit Blanche program titled, Tonight’s Special: Bannock, MilleFeuille and Berries. Curated by Cree Métis artist and curator Jason Baerg and historian, curator and OCAD U alumnus Tak Pham.

Tonight’s Special draws inspiration from a range of cultural culinary pleasures – from the complex richness of a French mille-feuille pastry, to a hearty Indigenous buffalo stew. The program conjures complex discussions of Toronto’s varied cultures and histories reflected in our multicultural community.

Through new media experimentation and interactive engagements, the exhibiting artists aestheticize excessive synthetic materials to question our relationship to the surrounding environment. While the artworks are socio/enviro/political in nature, they are also colourful, pulsing and engaging.

This year’s Nuit Blanche program at OCAD University sprawls across the university’s expanded campus. Discover projects down the McCaul Street corridor, starting at Butterfield Park by the main building at 100 McCaul, and then head south towards the south campus on Richmond Street West alongside the university’s newly launched professional gallery.

Complete list of venues and artworks to be announced shortly

 

Cree Métis visual artist and curator Jason Baerg completed an MFA from Rutgers University and a BFA from Concordia University. Baerg has presented at the Luminato Festival, Art Toronto and Art Basel Miami.

Tak Pham is an architectural historian, curator and art writer. Pham holds a BA Hons. from Carleton University and MFA in Criticism & Curatorial Practice from OCAD University. He curated projects at OCAD U, Montgomery’s Inn, Art Toronto, Y+ Contemporary, Xpace Cultural Centre and Nuit Blanche 2017.

 

Image credit: Carrie Gates, Mountain Glitchery, 2015. Video still.

Venue & Address: 
Multiple venues across the OCAD U campus
Email: 
onsite@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000, Ext. 456
Cost: 
FREE
Carrie Gates, Mountain Glitchery, 2015.
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