Dave Colangelo, a researcher and artist focused on the role media plays in the city. An Assistant Professor at the Portland State University in the School of Theatre + Film, and a member of the Public Visualization Studio, Colangelo chatted with CAN about media façades, public art, and Pokémon Go.
Registration for A-B-Z-TXT, the ‘school for 21st century typography’ we are collaborating to present in Toronto this August is now open. Join us for four days of masterclasses (with LUSTlab and N O R M A L S), workshops, and incisive lectures and discussion!
Building on the experience of our past educational programming at ACT Festival, Resonate, and Circle of Light, CAN has partnered to launch a new initiative in Toronto this August. Our first North American event, A-B-Z-TXT is a school for 21st century typography.
The Toronto-based Vector Festival is “dedicated to showcasing digital games and creative media practices,” and its curators are seeking submissions of work to be featured in its fourth edition this summer.
“There Should be Gardens” is the title of the 14th edition of InterAccess’s Emerging Artists Exhibition. Drawing on her research in feminist/queer curatorial and media arts practices, the exhibition is curated by Toronto’s Amber Christensen and showcases five Canadian early career artists whose practices address “the interconnectedness of technologies, ecologies, botanies, gender and the cosmos.” In aggregate the show’s selected works invoke elemental qualities, amplify and abstract natural materialities, and offer different modes of seeing and engaging the world. With the show winding down this week, CAN engaged Christensen in a Q&A to unpack the show’s framing and provocative works.
TIFF Kids’ digiPlaySpace (an “interactive exhibition for ages 3 through 13”) is looking for fun and educational projects to feature in their 2016 program.
Currently planning a winter 2016 exhibition on the topic, Toronto’s artist-run centre InterAccess recently posted a call for drone art. While drones have been a muse and object of fascination in media art circles for the last five years, few exhibitions dedicated to their exploration have been mounted—so this is an interesting opportunity. Drones, or […]
Forge is seeking a passionate, creatively driven, junior interactive developer to reinforce a small team specializing in experiential, touch and gesture based interactive applications, as well as mobile development.
Totem in Toronto are looking for a Senior Developer to work under the direction of our leadership team to define and deliver their emerging digital and development discipline.
Last week the prolific Toronto-based tech event organizer FITC hosted a daylong summit on wearable technology. With a lineup bookended by ‘the father of wearable computing’ Steve Mann and Social Body Lab founder Kate Hartman, the invited speakers offered a range of opinions on ‘what’s next for wearables?’ for an audience of curious developers.
Curator Nick Pagee gives CAN a tour of the 2014 TIFF Kids Film Festival’s digiPlaySpace—an interactive playground for kids.
Together with our friends at FITC we are excited to offer a 40% discount on ALL ticket types exclusively to HOLO backers and CAN members.