The Urban Field Speaker 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 practices can help improve the quality of urban life and planning in Toronto and around the world. This series of montly events bring together an array of international and local participants, including artists, architects, curators, designers, and scholars, who are working at the instersections of technology, communications and aesthetics. Reflecting a broad range of perspectives and practices, the events build upon each other to inspire dialogue on the role of the city in art, and art in the city.
Programmed by Janine Marchessault and Scott McLeod and presented by Prefix Institute of Comtemporary Art in association with the Visible City Project + Archive of York University.