The Archive

Urban Field Speakers Series 2014

Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is pleased to present the ninth season of the Urban Field Speakers Series. Co-programmed by Janine Marchessault and Scott McLeod and presented by Prefix ICA in association with the Visible City Project and Archive of York University, this international lecture series brings together an array of global and local participants, […]

Urban Field Speakers Series 2013

Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is proud to present the eighth 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 the role of art in transforming the experience of the city. Past […]

Michael Snow

Snow is a pioneering multi- and cross-disciplinary creator whose works in painting, sculpture, video, film, photography, holography, drawing, books and music have been seen around the world. Michael Snow Interview Links on Michael Snow: http://ccca.concordia.ca/artists/artist_info.html?languagePref=en&link_id=259&artist=Michael+Snow http://www.fieldsofsnow.com/news.html http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/michael-snow-emc/ http://www.aci-iac.ca/michael-snow/biography http://www.gallery.ca/cybermuse/showcases/meet/artist_e.jsp?artistid=5140 http://www.mutualart.com/Artist/Michael-Snow/631847EC07C7EB5B/AuctionResults    

Urban Field Speakers Series 2012

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 the role of art in transforming the experience of the city. Past […]

Philip Tinari

Beijing based writer and critic Philip Tinari discusses how he became interested in Chinese art and culture, the emergence and development of the Chinese contemporary art scene, the role gallery spaces played in the movement and the philosophy of artforum.com.cn. Philip Tinari

Wei Weng

Wei Weng is an artist who uses a variety of media to explore ideas of cognition and perception as they relate to ephemeral and permanent spaces. In this interview Wei Weng discusses her time with Arrow Factory (storefront art space in Beijing that she co-founded), her own practice, her ideas about personal mappings and the […]

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 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 […]

Urban Field Speakers Series 2010

Programmed by Janine Marchessault and Scott McLeod and presented by Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art in association with the Visible City Project and Archive of York University The Urban Field Speakers Series centres on the role of art in transforming the experience of the city. Through lectures, audio-visual presentations and discussions, it explores how creative […]

Urban Field Speakers Series 2009

Programmed by Janine Marchessault and Scott McLeod and presented by Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art in association with the Visible City Project and Archive of York University The Urban Field Speakers Series centres on the role of art in transforming the experience of the city. Through lectures, audio-visual presentations and discussions, it explores how creative […]

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