Minister of Science and Member of Parliament tour campus

 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 5:15pm

On March 15, The Honourable Kirsty Duncan and Adam Vaughan, MP for Spadina–Fort York, met with President Sara Diamond and members of OCAD University’s research labs to learn about the unique work produced by our faculty and students. The tour included the, Social Body Lab, Health Design Studio, Visual Analytics Lab and Strategic Innovation Lab, all at 205 Richmond St. W. The visit gave Minister Duncan the opportunity to see how interdisciplinary design and science are. Minister Duncan is herself a former professor and scientist, recognized as an expert in the fields of environmental change and its impact on human health.

The tour concluded with MELTDOWN, the thesis exhibit of IAMD graduate student Annette Mangaard.

Photo of human with winter green coat sitting and staring at camera
The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce Dallas Fellini as the recipient of the inaugural Rosalie Sharp Pavilion Career Launcher.
EKSIG 2019 was the international conference of the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge (EKSIG). The event took place 23–24 September 2019 at the Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia. With the theme ‘knowing together – experiential knowledge and collaboration,’ the conference explored collaborative knowledge generation by professionals and academic researchers in the creative disciplines and beyond.
The OCAD University community is deeply saddened by the passing of John Vivash, former Chair of the OCAD U Foundation (2008 to 2015). John passed away on August 5, 2019.
Mural of food illustrations
OCAD University’s Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers (CEAD) are thrilled to announce a new large-scale mural by artist Jinke Wang (Illustration 18’) in the dining hall of the newly opened Longo’s in Liberty Village.
Image of plant in front of sun in distance
Footprints of the Rouge depicts the important connections experienced during Margaret Cornell Kirk's time as Photographer-in-Residence at Rouge National Urban Park.
Joanne Frisch, video still
Take a sneak peek video tour into OCAD U's newly renovated Fabrication Centre, scheduled to reopen in January!
Please see poster for full details. 
Lisa Deanne Smith accepts OAAG award on behalf of Onsite Gallery and Patricio Dávila
The Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) announced Onsite Gallery and Patricio Dávila as winner of the First Exhibition at a Public Gallery award at its 2019 OAAG Awards gala last night. Dávila, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design, Graduate Studies, at OCAD U, curated the exhibition Diagrams of Power at OCAD U’s Onsite Gallery. The exhibition showcased art and design works using data, diagrams, maps and visualizations as ways of challenging dominant narratives and supporting the resilience of marginalized communities.
Minister Kirsty Duncan with student looking at wearable art
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 5:15pm

On March 15, The Honourable Kirsty Duncan and Adam Vaughan, MP for Spadina–Fort York, met with President Sara Diamond and members of OCAD University’s research labs to learn about the unique work produced by our faculty and students. The tour included the, Social Body Lab, Health Design Studio, Visual Analytics Lab and Strategic Innovation Lab, all at 205 Richmond St. W. The visit gave Minister Duncan the opportunity to see how interdisciplinary design and science are. Minister Duncan is herself a former professor and scientist, recognized as an expert in the fields of environmental change and its impact on human health.

The tour concluded with MELTDOWN, the thesis exhibit of IAMD graduate student Annette Mangaard.