Subtle Technologies: We ++DECOLONIZING (≠ RECONCILING) Science, Tech, Indigenous Relations


SUBTLE TECHNOLOGIES is pleased to present WE++, a festival inquiring into cultural heritage, ancestry, hybrid identities, and virtual environments. We++ consists of three interrelated events – a panel conversation, an interactive architectural scale new media installation and a digitally oriented workshop series. The program playfully examines virtual place-making in game interfaces and genetic databases as a means for decolonization and reconciliation through disparate modes of (re)presentation.

 
DateFriday, October 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Cost

Free

Email

programming@subtletechnologies.com

Website

www.subtletechnologies.com

Location

100 McCaul St. Room 190

Keynote Lecture # 1: DECOLONIZING (≠ RECONCILING): Science, Technology, and Indigenous Relations. Presented by Dr Kim TallBear (Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience and Environment, Associate Professor, Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta), with respondent Dr Ashok Mathur (Dean of Graduate Studies, OCAD University)

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
Time: 6:30-9:30pm (with concluding reception)
Location: OCAD University, 100 McCaul St, Toronto, Room 190 (Auditorium)
Presented in partnership with OCAD University

Keynote Lecture # 2: Gene Drift: White Nationalism, Hybrid Identities and Panic Ancestry Presented by Dr Arthur Kroker (Canada Research Chair in Technology, Culture and Theory, Professor of Political Science at the University of Victoria), with respondent Pamela Edmonds (Curator of the Thames Art Gallery, Catham-Kent, ON)

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 6-9 pm (with concluding reception)
Location: Ryerson University, Rogers Communication Center, 80 Gould St, Toronto, Room 204
Presented in partnership with Ryerson University School of Performance: Faculty of Communication & Design

Installation: No Choice About the Terminology

No Choice About the Terminology is inspired by Lewis’ struggle to determine what terminology to use to describe his ethnicity (Cherokee, Hawaiian, Samoan, raised in Northern California), and his profession (artist, poet, software developer, educator, designer), and recognizing both the danger and seduction of neat categorizations. It was commissioned by the ImagineNATIVE Festival for the Vital to the General Public Welfare exhibition. Presented by Jason Edward Lewis (University Research Chair in Computational Media and the Indigenous Future Imaginary, Concordia University)

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 6-11 pm
Location: Ryerson University, Rogers Communication Center, Northern Exterior Presented in partnership with Ryerson University School of Performance: Faculty of Communication & Design
Workshops: To be announced
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Subtle Technologies would like to acknowledge funding support from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Toronto Arts Council. For further information (including press inquiries), please contact:

Keiko Hart
Artistic Director,

Subtle Technologies
programming@subtletechnologies.com
www.subtletechnologies.com



Subtle Technologies presents: We ++ Friday, October 19 - Saturday, October 20, 2018
DateFriday, October 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Cost

Free

Email

programming@subtletechnologies.com

Website

www.subtletechnologies.com

Location

100 McCaul St. Room 190

Venice & Florence Design Study Abroad 2018 Exhibition in the Great Hall!
OCAD University’s first year graduate candidates in Criticism and Curatorial Practice curate works by first year Interdisciplinary Art, Media and Design MFA candidates.
Cy Keener is an interdisciplinary artist who uses environmental sensing and kinetic sculpture to record and represent environmental phenomena. 
Dr. Sara Diamond, President and Vice-Chancellor of OCAD University, will be holding Office Hours to hear what you have to say
Through this competition, running for the 7th time, First Capital Realty is offering the career defining opportunity of producing a sculptural work that will be prominently displayed on an exterior site of one of their shopping centres. The winner receives a $5000 prize, plus fabrication budget.  Finalists each receive $350 materials budget
Presented by National Council of Canadian Muslims and hosted by OCAD U Muslim Student Association
Meet with faculty and graduate student from the graduate programs to help answer your questions about courses, the learning environment and degree outcomes.
Research Wednesdays presents: Discover the "Toronto New Wave" Cinema of the 1980s at the TIFF Film Reference Library. Michelle Lovegrove-Thomson, Senior Manager of the TIFF Film Reference Library, will give an introduction to a collection considered to be the "ultimate free resource for filmmkers, students, researchers, screenwriters, and film and television professionals."
Min Sook Lee is the Canadian Spotlight Artist at the 22nd Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival.  More than a decade after its Hot Docs premiere, Hogtown: The Politics of Policing, returns to the big screen to re-examine policing in city politics.  The screening will be followed by a special talk with Min Sook Lee.
Bonnie Devine, nichola feldman-kiss, Vera Frenkel, Jamelie Hassan, Graeme Patterson, Lisa Steele
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Keynote Lecture # 1: DECOLONIZING (≠ RECONCILING): Science, Technology, and Indigenous Relations. Presented by Dr Kim TallBear (Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience and Environment, Associate Professor, Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta), with respondent Dr Ashok Mathur (Dean of Graduate Studies, OCAD University)

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
Time: 6:30-9:30pm (with concluding reception)
Location: OCAD University, 100 McCaul St, Toronto, Room 190 (Auditorium)
Presented in partnership with OCAD University

Keynote Lecture # 2: Gene Drift: White Nationalism, Hybrid Identities and Panic Ancestry Presented by Dr Arthur Kroker (Canada Research Chair in Technology, Culture and Theory, Professor of Political Science at the University of Victoria), with respondent Pamela Edmonds (Curator of the Thames Art Gallery, Catham-Kent, ON)

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 6-9 pm (with concluding reception)
Location: Ryerson University, Rogers Communication Center, 80 Gould St, Toronto, Room 204
Presented in partnership with Ryerson University School of Performance: Faculty of Communication & Design

Installation: No Choice About the Terminology

No Choice About the Terminology is inspired by Lewis’ struggle to determine what terminology to use to describe his ethnicity (Cherokee, Hawaiian, Samoan, raised in Northern California), and his profession (artist, poet, software developer, educator, designer), and recognizing both the danger and seduction of neat categorizations. It was commissioned by the ImagineNATIVE Festival for the Vital to the General Public Welfare exhibition. Presented by Jason Edward Lewis (University Research Chair in Computational Media and the Indigenous Future Imaginary, Concordia University)

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 6-11 pm
Location: Ryerson University, Rogers Communication Center, Northern Exterior Presented in partnership with Ryerson University School of Performance: Faculty of Communication & Design
Workshops: To be announced
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Subtle Technologies would like to acknowledge funding support from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Toronto Arts Council. For further information (including press inquiries), please contact:

Keiko Hart
Artistic Director,

Subtle Technologies
programming@subtletechnologies.com
www.subtletechnologies.com

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul St. Room 190
Website: 
www.subtletechnologies.com
Email: 
programming@subtletechnologies.com
Cost: 
Free
Subtle Technologies presents: We ++ Friday, October 19 - Saturday, October 20, 2018
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