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GDES-3115 The Portrait (0.5 Credits): WINTER 2020

This GDES course is available to Photo students!
THE PORTRAIT
The portrait, as a specific kind of constructed image is considered in relation to notions of identity, race, gender. Concentrating on technical and theoretical frameworks, independent research, studio projects will dialogue with topics such as self-portraiture, digital (re)constructions, multiple identities, and masquerade, through the intersections of art, editorial, documentary and commercial practices. Foundational theories of representation and the lens will guide students through their projects.
Requisites:
8.5 credits overall – Must be completed prior to taking this course.
7.0 credits from subjects ADVR ENVR GRPH ILLU INDS MAAD GDES ASOC CRCP CROS DRPT EXAN FABR GART INTM IVCA LIFE PHOT PRNT SCIN DIGF INVC IVCL IVCV – Must be completed prior to taking this course.
1.5 credits Liberal Studies from subjects ENGL HUMN SCTM SOSC VISA VISC VISD VISM – Must be completed prior to taking this course.
Locations:
Main Campus
The Portrait 001

2020-01-06 – 2020-04-03
Seats Times Locations Instructors
10
3:10 PM – 6:10 PM
2020-01-06 – 2020-04-03
Main CampusMain Building / Sharp Centre 506
Studio
Boyce, K

PANEL: Photography & Representation: Working From Insider/Outsider Perspectives

PHOTOGRAPHY + REPRESENTATION: Working From Insider/Outsider Perspectives
Panel Discussion with: Indu Antony, Jeff Bierk, Michele Pearson Clarke, Gabrielle Moser
Organized and moderated by: Meera Margaret Singh
Presented by: The OCADU Photography Department
October 4, 2019
9:30-11:15am
Centre For Emerging Artists and Designers
3rd floor, 115 McCaul

LAST WEEK TO SUBMIT FOR BEYOND BORDERS: A CONTACT EXHIBITION IN THE GREAT HALL!

A few more days to submit!
Please spread the word!
Beyond Borders is a curated exhibition of OCAD University student work from the Faculties of Art and Design. These moving and still images all defy or define boundaries, borders, margins, and edges. A lens inherently serves to create a border between artist and subject. Simultaneously, it provides a platform to describe and/or transcend and transgress physical, societal, political, personal, historical, cultural, racial, gendered constructions. While some choose to bridge borders, others may examine their defined edges. The still and moving images in this exhibition flirt with thresholds of the borders we so often struggle to define.
DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2018
For more information and to submit:
beyondborders

Congratulations, Jenn Long!

Congratulations to Jenn Long on being selected to be a part of the exhibition ‘Mother(ing)’!

Mother(ing)
Curated by Hannah Davidson
Aug 5-28, 2015

Mill Arts Project Space
http://www.easthamptoncityarts.com/map
Easthampton, MA

Artists include:
Jennifer Long
Erin Faith Allen
Esther S White
Jennifer Linton
Dara Herman Zielein
Liz Rubmincam

 

Jenn Long’s interest lies in the experiences of women, and the limited representations in which they are depicted. This has spurred her practice and forms a lineage from her earliest work through to her work-in-progress. For the past fifteen years, her artwork has explored issues of doubt, vulnerability, perceived ideals, and communication within the context of interpersonal relationships. Working with constructed narratives and a feminist lens, she describes the emotions and quiet moments of everyday life. Touch, gesture and gaze all play significant roles as conduits of conscious and unconscious modes of communication.

 Bio: Jennifer Long is an artist and educator holding a BAA from Ryerson University and a MFA from York University. Long’s artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally and been published in numerous Canadian and European books and magazines. Long has been the recipient of grants from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, and The Canada Council for The Arts and is currently working at OCAD University as an Assistant Professor and the Associate Chair of Cross-Disciplinary Art Practices.

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Image credit: Jennifer Long, Self-Portait from the series “Imminent”, 2012.  This work was made with the support of the Ontario Arts Council.

CONGRATULATIONS! Jenn Long

Congratulations to Jennifer Long, Assistant Professor and Associate Chair of Cross-Disciplinary Art Practices, for being selected to be a part of the group exhibition, PORTRAITS: MOMENTS IN TIME at the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)!

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Jennifer Long, “Leah” from the series “Portrait”, 2007, 44”x36”

Exhibition dates:
July 5 to Sept. 20, 2015
Opening Reception: July 5, 2-4pm

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)
9 Wellington Street East
Brampton, Ontario L6W 1Y1

Jennifer Long is an artist, curator and educator holding a BAA from Ryerson University and a MFA from York University. For the past fifteen years, her artistic practice has explored issues of doubt, vulnerability, perceived ideals, and communication, within the context of interpersonal relationships.  This photographic work uses constructed narratives to describe the emotions and quiet moments of everyday life.  Long’s artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally and been published in numerous Canadian and European books and magazines. Long has been the recipient of grants from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, and The Canada Council for The Arts and is currently working at OCAD University as an Assistant Professor and the Associate Chair of Cross-Disciplinary Art Practices.

Call For Applications for INTAC (International Collaboration Studio)- 2015-6

Would you like to work on collaborative projects with students from universities around the globe in an informal, team-based environment with 15 OCAD U students, mentored by recent graduates?

JOIN INTAC!

 

International Collaboration Studio
PHOT 4014FA, 4015WI, 4016FA, 4017WI 1.0 credit Sept – April, 2015-16

 

Now Accepting Applicants from all Programs!!
(Early deadline: June 15, continuing until course is full)

 Approvals by mid-July

Apply in writing by e-mail to: msingh@faculty.ocadu.ca

 

***PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE PDF ATTACHED/BELOW FOR DETAILS***

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INTAC APPLICATIONS: 2015-6

Hello!

This is just to announce that applications for INTAC (International Art Collaboration) next year (2015-16) will be posted here and through the email server by mid-June. Applications will need to be submitted by July. Details will follow…

Thank you!

Meera + Peter

Congratulations, Megan Wickens!

Megan was recently selected as a finalist in Photographer’s Forum magazine’s 35th Annual College & High School Photography Contest! Over 17,000 entries were submitted from North America and beyond.

Congratulations, Megan!

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