IIDEX, the annual architecture and interior design show

 

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:00am

 

As part of Doreen Balabanoff's work with the Colour Research Society of Canada, there are two events of interest:

 

1) December 7th, a three-person panel discussion on the aesthetics of architecture featuring Gordon Grice, architect and editor of Right Angle magazine, (moderator & speaker), Ian Ellingham, Chair of The Built Environment Open Forum (speaker) and
David Pearl, Artist -- Design Team for the New Highway 407 Transit Station (speaker). David is an OCADU faculty member. https://www.universe.com/events/built-environment-aesthetics-panel-discussion-and-networking-event-tickets-toronto-PKYF4M

 

2) An open call for participation for a curated exhibition on colour and colour knowledge as a touchpoint between the arts and sciences. The exhibition is entitled Colour: What Do You Mean By That?  See attached pdf.

 

I would welcome an opportunity to speak to faculty and students in any area of the school about colour research (in any field) or about environmental design, embodied experience, colour and light, phenomenological approaches to practice-based research, etc. I am the founding President of the Colour Research Society of Canada (CRSC), the national organisation affiliated with the AIC, the International Colour Association (Association Internationale de la Couleur)  http://www.aic-color.org/

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Together, by Jihee Min, a participatory mural installation created for CreativeTO
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Amanda Arlotta - chosen
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OCAD University has developed a number of initiatives to support the programming of Toronto’s first international Biennial of Art. The 72-day, free art exhibition will take place every two years.Launching September 21, 2019, the inaugural exhibition, curated by Candice Hopkins and Tairone Bastien, will present local, national, and international contemporary art in a city-wide experience. 
President Diamond and President Murphy with students
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by Jody Hewgill
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:00am

 

As part of Doreen Balabanoff's work with the Colour Research Society of Canada, there are two events of interest:

 

1) December 7th, a three-person panel discussion on the aesthetics of architecture featuring Gordon Grice, architect and editor of Right Angle magazine, (moderator & speaker), Ian Ellingham, Chair of The Built Environment Open Forum (speaker) and
David Pearl, Artist -- Design Team for the New Highway 407 Transit Station (speaker). David is an OCADU faculty member. https://www.universe.com/events/built-environment-aesthetics-panel-discussion-and-networking-event-tickets-toronto-PKYF4M

 

2) An open call for participation for a curated exhibition on colour and colour knowledge as a touchpoint between the arts and sciences. The exhibition is entitled Colour: What Do You Mean By That?  See attached pdf.

 

I would welcome an opportunity to speak to faculty and students in any area of the school about colour research (in any field) or about environmental design, embodied experience, colour and light, phenomenological approaches to practice-based research, etc. I am the founding President of the Colour Research Society of Canada (CRSC), the national organisation affiliated with the AIC, the International Colour Association (Association Internationale de la Couleur)  http://www.aic-color.org/