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Ning Ying

Ning Ying is a filmmaker who directed the Beijing Trilogy (For Fun) (1993), On the Beat (1995), I Love Beijing (2001), a series of films that explore and analysis the massive changes that China's national capital has undergone in the recent decades. In this interview Ning Ying discusses her films, her career and her use […]

Urban Field Speaker Series 2012

Get your 2012 pass and 2012 gift passes now, while quantities last! Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is proud to present the seventh season of the Urban Field Speakers Series. This international lecture series brings together an array of global and local participants, including artists, architects, curators, designers and scholars, who offer unique perspectives on […]

Working Papers 2011-2012

Join us for this year’s Working Papers on the Visible City Series: scholarly works in progress, presented in a casual salon setting in the spirit of collegial feedback. 2012 Theme: Cinema and Media Wednesday January 25, 2012 4PM-6PM Hosted at Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street, Toront Dr. Nadine Boljkovac, Cambridge University "Signs Without Name: […]

Professor Janine Marchessault Speaks at Digifest

October 26th, 2011 1:40-2:25pm Berkeley Church, 315 Queen Street East Place, Memory and Site Specific Art Exhibitions This talk will address new approaches to site specific art by looking at several examples that combine urban screens, large scale architectural projections, locative media and participatory art forms.  Her current research seeks to understand how such media […]

Urban Field Speakers Series 2011

The Urban Field Speakers Series, now in its sixth season, centres on the role of art in transforming the experience of the city. Through lectures, audio-visual presentations and discussions, it explores how creative practices can help improve the quality of urban life and planning in Toronto and around the world. This series of monthly events […]

Working Papers - Winter 2011

Join us at: Of Swallows, their deeds, and the winter below, 283 College Street, Toronto. Monday February 28th, 7:00pm “New York/New York – New American ‘Smart’ film and its Nostalgic New York Cities” Tom Dorey PhD Candidate, Communication and Culture, York/Ryerson University New York City has, since some of the earliest American films, played and […]

Waste Luxury Knot: an experiment in organized curiosity.

You are invited to participate in waste luxury knot: an experiment in organized curiosity. Via a series of intimate workshops & public addresses with Franco Berardi (bifo), Jeanne Randolph, Allan Stoekl, and Robert Hullot-Kentor. Across the months of March, April, and May. To wonder about the gravy train, post-fordist luxury, austerity measures waste and - […]

Urban Field Speaker Series 2011 (sixth season)

The Urban Field Speakers Series, now in its sixth season, centres on the role of art in transforming the experience of the city. Through lectures, audio-visual presentations and discussions, it explores how creative practices can help improve the quality of urban life and planning in Toronto and around the world. This series of monthly events […]

Locating Migrating Media

Locating Migrating Media Edited by Greg Elmer, Charles H. Davis, Janine Marchessault, and John McCullough (Lexington Books, 2010) “The media are on the move, in every conceivable way. As ‘new’ media arrive at our doorsteps and bedsides, this compelling volume asks us to think about mobile media in a different way, to consider the who, what, […]

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