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Call for Submissions: Pivot 2021 Virtual Conference

Dismantling/reassembling — Tools for Alternative Futures, July 22-23, 2021 Deadline for abstracts: April 5, 2021 The Pluriversal Design Special Interest Group of the Design Research Society (DRS) and the Public Visualization Lab of OCAD University invite you to discuss decoloniality and societal transformation. Pivot 2021 aims to… Continue Reading →


If you have any upcoming departmental activities, news, workshops, or promotional information that may be important to, and/or of interest to OCAD U grad and/or undergrad students, consider including it in the appropriate issue of myOCADUnews To keep the editing job… Continue Reading →

Skawennati’s Talk: Ne Tá:we Ne Onkwehonwenéha (The Future is Indigenous) Available Online

Skawennati’s Talk: Ne Tá:we Ne Onkwehonwenéha (The Future is Indigenous). February 24, 2021 (TechSmith Knowmia video) We understand that some of you were unable to join the event due to the limited zoom webinar capacity. Fortunately, the talk was recorded and it is… Continue Reading →

MFA graduate students, Jevonne (Jevi) Peters and Elyse Longair to represent OCAD University at Intersections | Cross-sections: Futurities Graduate Conference, March, 2021

Digital Futures MFA graduate student, Jevonne (Jevi) Peters and Interdisciplinary Art Media and Design MFA graduate student, Elyse Longair will be representing OCAD University at Intersections | Cross-sections: Futurities Graduate Conference, organized by the Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture at York University… Continue Reading →

Mavis Batey Essay Prize

The annual Mavis Batey essay competition is intended to encourage vibrant, scholarly writing and new research, especially by those who have not yet had their work published. It is open to any student, worldwide, registered in a bona-fide university or institute of… Continue Reading →

If the Drumming Stops by Peter Morin, Tania Willard & Cheryl L’Hirondelle

The glass art at Mill Woods stop symbolically connects transit users to stories of the Papaschase Cree territory. Artists Tania Willard, Peter Morin and Cheryl L’Hirondelle use their art to show the complex interrelationship of the past and present, and… Continue Reading →

Online Course on Contemporary Curating

Environmental Thinking in Artistic and Curatorial Practices Lecturer: Emanuele Guidi Course dates: 6 March + 13 March 2021, 2–6pm CET Enroll here until 26 February 2021 The course is designed to introduce you to the latest theories and artistic practices around… Continue Reading →

Toronto Public Library: Artrepreneur in Residence

Toronto Public Library is pleased to announce the launch of its first Artrepreneur in Residence program.   The program runs from February 22 to April 23, 2021 and supports visual artists looking to build knowledge and confidence through exposure to entrepreneurial expertise. Artrepreneur Paola… Continue Reading →

Portrait of Cheryl L’Hirondelle, #GGARTS2021 Winner

Congratulations to INCD grad Cheryl L’Hirondelle (2015) for winning a 2021 Governor General’s Award in Visual Arts and Media! Cheryl’s profile for the #GGARTS2021 Winners can be found here.

Call for Submissions: tba, The Graduate Students’ Journal, Department of Visual Arts, University of Western Ontario

Reworlding The upcoming issue of tba will explore the meanings of and themes pertaining to the idea of reworlding. We view reworlding as a concerted and collaborative effort to reimagine our spaces by building upon a deconstructed, decentered, unfixed understanding of a world changeable by art that puts forth alternative temporal and spatial possibilities…. Continue Reading →

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