Saint Valentine's Pop-Up Shop

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Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 5:00am

Organized by Material Art & Design Students (MAAD 3B47)

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Visit the pop-up shop for handmade gift buying, treat eating and tea sipping.

Students receive 10% off Elle Hardware products for the day!

Venue & Address: 
Elle Hardware 695 Queen St. W. Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
http://www.facebook.com/popupforvalentines
Cost: 
Free
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Material Traces: Time and Gesture in Contemporary Art- Lecture by Dr. Amelia Jones

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 11:30pm

Graduate Studies and the President's Office are please to welcome Dr. Amelia Jones

Amelia Jones practices a queer, anti-racist, feminist history and theory of twentieth- and twenty-first century Euro-American visual arts, including performance, film, video, and installation—articulated in relation to increasingly global frameworks.

Jones is the author of a number of books including Postmodernism and the En-Gendering of Marcel Duchamp (1994), and Body Art/Performing the Subject(1998), Irrational Modernism: A Neurasthenic History of New York Dada(1994), and Self-Image: Technology, Representation, and the Contemporary Subject (2006). This latter book expands on her work on body art, exploring the experience and understanding of the self in relation to performances of the body via technologies of representation from analogue photography to the Internet. It is linked to Jones's new research on the problematic of identity or identification in relation to visuality and Euro-American histories and practices of contemporary art and visual culture broadly construed; this latter interest finds its way into a number of articles published in journals from Art History to Parallax and The Drama Review and the book Seeing Differently: A History and Theory of Identification and the Visual Arts (2012). Seeing Differently offers a history and theory of ideas about identity in relation to visual arts discourses and practices in Euro-American culture, tracing the rise of identity politics in the mid-twentieth-century and critically examining debates in art discourse about "gaze theory," "post-identity" movements, and "multiculturalism." The book covers case studies of art practices exploring aspects of how we identify in relation to visual images, and offers a new theory of how to think issues of identification in relation to visual culture.

Jones has curated exhibitions, including Sexual Politics (1996, UCLA/Hammer Museum) and Material Traces: Time and the Gesture in Contemporary Art (2013, Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal). She has organized performance and creative events including Theorising Queer Visualities (2005), Faith and Identity in Contemporary Visual Culture (2006), and Fluid States: Trans- Montréal, for the Performance Studies International 2015. And she has edited volumes such Contemporary Art, 1945-2003 (2005) and Feminism and Visual Culture Reader (new edition, 2010), which collectively attempt to rethink standard chronologies and modes of thinking about areas of visual culture studies and art history by including voices previously marginalized, or otherwise not fully accounted for, in debates and histories of these fields. Strategically, as with Jones's curating and single-authored books, these aim to provide new ways of thinking histories of art and ideas that work in productive tension with existing dominant histories. This goal of (un)doing and/or rethinking art's histories (including the very structures through which these histories unfold and are institutionally embedded) is also reflected in the new series Jones is co-editing with Marsha Meskimmon at University of Manchester Press, entitled "Rethinking Art's Histories."

Jones's research is also at the forefront of the surge of interest in retrieving histories of feminist art and histories of performance or live art practices from the 1960s and 1970s. She has published major essays on feminist curatorial practices as well as an article on Marina Abramović's recent projects re-enacting body art works from the past and staging herself as an artwork (in The Drama Review, Spring 2011). Her new book, co-edited with Adrian Heathfield, Perform Repeat Record: Live Art in History (Intellect Press, 2012) includes a range of primary documents, artist's projects, and academic articles examining the issues surrounding historicizing ephemeral, live art practices.

Venue & Address: 
Central Hall 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/graduate-studies
Email: 
arowe@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
<p>416 977-6000 ext 4366</p>
Cost: 
Free

Terreform ONE: Lecture with Nikki Musina

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 11:30pm

On Bees, Pollinators, and Insect Wonders with grOCAD

Terreform ONE (Open Network Ecology) is a New York-based design group that promotes environmentally conscious urban planning. Its projects are an exciting mixture of architecture, landscape, urban design, biology, engineering and art and it is dedicated to finding innovative solutions for sustainability in energy, transportation, city infrastructure and waste management. The works featured in this exhibition at Onsite [at] OCAD U highlight Terreform ONE’s interest in incorporating living organisms in design, and advancing the notion of sustainability beyond a popularized mainstream rhetoric. www.terreform.org

Wednesday, February 5, 6:30 P.M.
Lecture with Nikki Musina on Bees, Pollinators, and Insect Wonders with grOCAD
From the aquatic environment of Lake Victoria in Kenya to an agricultural operation in an almond field in California to the tomato plants in your own backyard, insects are teaming in every ecosystem across all geographical settings. Their importance is manifest in their roles in pollination and the sustaining of food webs, their interactions with plants leading to close-knit evolutionary co-developments, and their many political and ecological entanglements. Come learn about the insects that support and change our planet. Hosted by Alex McLaren and Che Chi Liu of grOCAD.

Gallery Hours
Tuesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.
Free and Open to the General Public

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Image: BIO CITY MAP OF 11 BILLION: World Population in 2110 (Detail), Mitchell Joachim, Nurhan Gokturk, Melanie Fessel, Maria Aiolova, Oliver Medvedik

Venue & Address: 
Onsite [at] OCAD U 230 Richmond Street West Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/onsite &nbsp;
Email: 
onsite@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.265
Cost: 
Free

Supporting Documents: Résumé/CV, Cover Letter & Statements

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Hands-on workshop to build your professional documents!

Students are invited to attend this session where we will outline best practices and explore current trends related to résumés, CVs, cover letters and artist/design statements. A significant portion of this session will be dedicated to a guided workshop which will help you build or refine your documents.

Delivered by the Career Development office, this is part of a comprehensive series of FREE workshops intended to support student success.

Venue & Address: 
Room 1516 113 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/careerdevelopment
Email: 
zfarber@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
<p>416-977-6000 x3843</p>
Cost: 
Free

Supporting Documents: Résumé/CV, Cover Letter & Statements

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Monday, February 3, 2014 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

Hands-on workshop to build your professional documents!

Students are invited to attend this session where we will outline best practices and explore current trends related to résumés, CVs, cover letters and artist/design statements. A significant portion of this session will be dedicated to a guided workshop which will help you build or refine your documents.

Delivered by the Career Development office, this is part of a comprehensive series of FREE workshops intended to support student success.

Venue & Address: 
Room 240 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/careerdevelopment &nbsp;
Email: 
zfarber@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
<p>416-977-6000 x3843</p>
Cost: 
Free

Toronto Tea Festival 2014

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Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 5:00am to Sunday, February 2, 2014 - 5:00am

Curated by OCAD U alumna, Katherine Bellman, Drawing & Painting, 2010

The Toronto Tea Festival returns for its 2nd year to the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon of The Toronto Central Reference Library on February 1 and 2, 2014.

Following the huge success of last year’s festival which drew over 1200 attendees, Canadian Tea Media Inc. will once again present an event that features tea tastings, speakers, tea ceremonies and exhibitors offering related products as well as an auction featuring rare tea items.

“We are very excited to organize such a great event again,” says Tao Wu, owner of Tao Tea Leaf. “And due to last year’s turn out, we are proud to extend it to two days. This show reaches out directly to the growing public fascination in the ancient art of preparing and serving the second most consumed beverage in the world.”

“The return of the Toronto Tea festival for a second year is an exciting step in the evolution of Canada into a knowledgeable tea consuming society,” says Bill Kamula, Tea Guild of Canada Chair. “Tea is one of the fastest growing segments of the beverage market, and this festival presents an opportunity for interested consumers to explore many aspects of tea culture, and be introduced to new tea products, under one roof.

Over 30 exhibitors participated last year, and this year will feature many additional exhibitors to suit all of your tea related needs.

For a complete listing of Festival events and to purchase tickets in advance please visit www.teafestivaltoronto.com. Tickets also available at Tao Tea Leaf and Majesteas.

Ticket Prices:
Single Day Pass: $10 Early Bird / $15 Regular
Two Day Pass: $20 Early Bird / $25 Regular **Please note tickets will not be sold at the door once the event sells out.

Venue & Address: 
Toronto Reference Library, Appel Salon, 2nd floor 789 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario 647-878-6934 &nbsp;
Website: 
http://www.teafestivaltoronto.com
Email: 
kat@teafestivaltoronto.com
Cost: 
$10-$25

Supporting Documents: Résumé/CV, Cover Letter & Statements

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Hands-on workshop to build your professional documents!

A repeat offering of the Jan. 20 workshop, all students are invited to attend this session where we will outline best practices and explore current trends related to résumés, CVs, cover letters and artist/design statements. A significant portion of this session will be dedicated to a guided workshop which will help you build or refine your documents.

Delivered by the Career Development office, this is part of a comprehensive series of FREE workshops intended to support student success.

Venue & Address: 
Room 1516, 5th Floor 113 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/careerdevelopment
Email: 
zfarber@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
<p>416-977-6000 x3843</p>
Cost: 
Free

Terreform ONE: Terrarium workshop with grOCAD

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 11:30pm

Biological Urbanism: An Opera of Disciplines from Architecture, Landscape, Urban Design, Biology, Engineering and Art

Terreform ONE (Open Network Ecology) is a New York-based design group that promotes environmentally conscious urban planning. Its projects are an exciting mixture of architecture, landscape, urban design, biology, engineering and art and it is dedicated to finding innovative solutions for sustainability in energy, transportation, city infrastructure and waste management. The works featured in this exhibition at Onsite [at] OCAD U highlight Terreform ONE’s interest in incorporating living organisms in design, and advancing the notion of sustainability beyond a popularized mainstream rhetoric. www.terreform.org

Wednesday, January 29, 6:30 P.M.
Terrarium workshop with grOCAD
Want to make your own little green world? Join us and create your personal, creative terrarium, a little piece of oasis in jars for your indoor spaces. Learn the tips and tricks on growing moss, lichen and air plants. Best way to grow for beginners or Black Thumbs as they are super low maintenance varieties! Hosted by Che Chi Liu, Tom Doughty and Mary Ma of grOCAD.

Gallery Hours
Tuesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.
Free and Open to the General Public

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Image: BIO CITY MAP OF 11 BILLION: World Population in 2110 (Detail), Mitchell Joachim, Nurhan Gokturk, Melanie Fessel, Maria Aiolova, Oliver Medvedik

Venue & Address: 
Onsite [at] OCAD U 230 Richmond Street West Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/onsite &nbsp;
Email: 
onsite@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
<p>416-977-6000 ext.265</p>
Cost: 
Free
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RE:Configure

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 5:00am to Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 5:00am

An exhibition featuring work by OCAD U Industrial Design students as part of the Toronto Design Offsite Festival

Re: Configure is a group and concept. It is about understanding objects to add value to the obsolete, as well as metaphysically reconfiguring our consumption model.

Workshop:
January 19 at Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, On MRW 3X8)
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This workshop explores human-scaled design hacks. It is open to the public and encourages ways to renew obsolete items through the education of design process and the potentials of fixing, hacking, and adapting as a new way of thinking.

RSVP for the workshop

Exhibition:
Re: Configure showcases works designed, created, and assembled from the workshop. The exhibition will serve as both inspiration and experimental documentation for collaborative thinking.

Gallery space donated by The Peanut Factory

Hours:
10 a.m to 6 p.m. daily

Venue & Address: 
The Peanut Factory, #107 77 Florence Street Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
http://re--configure.tumblr.com
Cost: 
Workshop RSVP

Supporting Documents: Résumé/CV, Cover Letter & Statements

Poster
Monday, January 20, 2014 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

Hands-on workshop to build your professional documents!

All students are invited to attend this session where we will outline best practices and explore current trends related to résumés, CVs, cover letters and artist/design statements. A significant portion of this session will be dedicated to a guided workshop which will help you build or refine your documents.

Delivered by the Career Development office, this is part of a comprehensive series of FREE workshops intended to support student success.

Venue & Address: 
Room 240, 2nd Floor 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/careerdevelopment &nbsp;
Email: 
zfarber@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
<p>416-977-6000 x3843</p>
Cost: 
Free

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