OCAD U Photography Program

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Month: October 2017

InFocus Exhibition call



Zanele Muholi Lecture Thursday Evening

This just in – a great opportunity – in case you have missed the announcement on myOCADU

Tomorrow at #OCADU – public talk by South African photo artist Zanele Muholi
This will be done via the web – projected in Room 230 at 6:30

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Career Development

Miles Collyer, Coordinator in the OCADU Career Development Office is a Photo Program Grad, so he knows your business!

You can contact him anytime mcollyer@ocadu.ca or drop by the office.

You can check out what the Careers  office in the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers can do for you at: https://www.ocadu.ca/services/career-development.htm


Joi T. Arcand Talk – Nov. 10

Joi T. Arcand is a photo-based artist currently at OCADU as the Nigig Visiting Artist in the Indigenous Visual Culture Program. She will be speaking about her work in the Photo Thesis class on Friday, November 10 at 9:30.

All are welcome.

Through That Which Is Scene. Installation, Photography. Maker theme by ThemePatio

Joi T. Arcand is from Muskeg Lake Cree Nation in central Saskatchewan (Treaty 6 Territory) and is currently based in Ottawa. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 2005, and has exhibited across Canada, the United States and Europe. In 2006 she co-founded The Red Shift Gallery, a contemporary Indigenous art gallery in Saskatoon. In 2012, she created kimiwan ‘zine, a magazine for Indigenous artists and writers.


For more on her work:

The Optics of the Language: How Joi T. Arcand Looks with …


The Optics of the Language: How Joi T. Arcand Looks with Words When Joi T. Arcand remakes signage with Cree syllabics, she loops us into new modes of perception …

INTAC in Slovakia


Morgan Sears-Williams * Exhibition Opening Nov. 2


Artscape Youngplace Hallway Gallery     2nd Floor, 180 Shaw Street, Toronto

Opening November 2nd and now extended to: November 24th, 2017

SOFT: transformative queer love and care explores the different manifestations of love and care and the intersections with politicized bodies, protest and reclamation of space.


Louie Palu Lecture – Nov. 3

Documentary Photographer – Journalist – Artist

This is an opportunity to meet with a war correspondent and photojournalist who graduated from OCA Photography and has built an intense, award-winning career. He is now on assignment for National Geographic and will be photographing in the Arctic.

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