Monthly Archives: September 2013

Imagining Resistance

Imagining Resistance: Visual Culture and Activism in Canada offers two separate but interconnected strategies for reading alternative culture in Canada from the 1940s through to the present: first, a history of radical artistic practice in Canada and, second, a collection

Imagining Resistance

Imagining Resistance: Visual Culture and Activism in Canada offers two separate but interconnected strategies for reading alternative culture in Canada from the 1940s through to the present: first, a history of radical artistic practice in Canada and, second, a collection

Houses Never at Home

Houses Never at Home: Responsive Textiles, Fabric Dwellings and Precarious Housing This talk moves from an analysis of the Pechet and Robb Architects’ Sweaterlodge (a utopian, giant, environmentally-friendly orange fleece tent) to several knitted houses, and a carpet that traces

Houses Never at Home

Houses Never at Home: Responsive Textiles, Fabric Dwellings and Precarious Housing This talk moves from an analysis of the Pechet and Robb Architects’ Sweaterlodge (a utopian, giant, environmentally-friendly orange fleece tent) to several knitted houses, and a carpet that traces

Extra/ordinary

Rebellious Doilies and Subversive Stitches: Writing a ‘Craftivist’ History Focusing on knitting, this essay briefly examines what might be gained and what is lost through the erasure of a historical trajectory of radical practice. To get at this question I

Extra/ordinary

Rebellious Doilies and Subversive Stitches: Writing a ‘Craftivist’ History Focusing on knitting, this essay briefly examines what might be gained and what is lost through the erasure of a historical trajectory of radical practice. To get at this question I

Secret Stash

Secret Stash: Accumulation, Hoarding and the Love of Stuff There is a popular statistic that shows that although North Americans make up only eight per cent of the world’s population, they consume one third of the world’s resources and produce

Secret Stash

Secret Stash: Accumulation, Hoarding and the Love of Stuff There is a popular statistic that shows that although North Americans make up only eight per cent of the world’s population, they consume one third of the world’s resources and produce

Famously Anonymous

Famously Anonymous: Dafen Does van Gogh was an exhibition curated in 2013 by students in VAH3385. Famously Anonymous considered the global market for reproduction art works. Most of these works are entirely legal and created for customers across the world

Famously Anonymous

Famously Anonymous: Dafen Does van Gogh was an exhibition curated in 2013 by students in VAH3385. Famously Anonymous considered the global market for reproduction art works. Most of these works are entirely legal and created for customers across the world

Art Now!

Art Now! is a second year class, designed around a lecture series. The course functions as an introduction to contemporary artistic production and practice, and features dialogues with artists, curators and critics on their work. In 2012-2013 Art Now! was

Art Now!

Art Now! is a second year class, designed around a lecture series. The course functions as an introduction to contemporary artistic production and practice, and features dialogues with artists, curators and critics on their work. In 2012-2013 Art Now! was