Congress 2010 Panel: Understanding the Image Mill

On June 2, 2010, Janine Marchessault, Director of the Visible City Project, chaired a panel called "Understanding the Image Mill" at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, hosted by Concordia University. The panel was part of a special Congress event that re-exhibited Robert Lepage's enormous outdoor projection in Quebec City (The Image Mill, 2008) […]

NOW names The Leona Drive Project top art show of 2009

Now Magazine, one of Toronto's major news and entertainment weeklies has named The Leona Drive Project number one on their list of top ten art shows of 2009. According to the magazine the exhibition "vividly evoked the postwar suburban experience." The Leona Drive Project ran in Willowdale, Ontario between October 22 and 31, 2009. The […]

VC welcomes Researcher in Residence Richard Fung

Richard Fung is a video artist and cultural critic, born and raised in Port of Spain and based in Toronto. His single-channel tapes such as My Mother’s Place (1990), Sea in the Blood (2000) and Uncomfortable: The Art of Christopher Cozier (2005), have been widely screened and collected internationally, and have been broadcast in Canada […]

Symposium Report: We, Ourselves and Us

Canadian Art has published an article on "We, Ourselves and Us," a symposium that took place at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery on January 23-24, 2009. With Barack Obama in the White House, and confidence holding in the Canadian parliament, it’s timely to discuss the intersecting possibilities of community and history. So it was […]

Janine Marchessault & Michael Snow at Forum in Berlin

The 2009 Berlin International Film Festival will include a forum titled "Materiality: Conversations" in which Professor Janine Marchessault will interview renowned Canadian filmmaker and artist Michael Snow. Time and Location Sunday, February 8 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm HAMBURGER BAHNHOF–Museum für Gegenwart Invalidenstr. 50-51, 10557 Berlin Free Admission 2:00 - Introduction 2:15 - Christa Blümlinger & […]

"Our Domestic Radiation" by Anna Friz airs January 2009

Our Domestic Radiation (2009) by Visible City Research Associate Anna Friz, commissioned for the Radia network. A composition made from the imagined and actual intercepted fields of electro-magnetic and acoustic signals in and around my apartment in Toronto, Canada. This piece seeks to express some of the wireless action surging daily on site. I am […]

Public Journal #37: "Public?" now available

Public: Art/Culture/Ideas #37 is now available. Launched in 1988 by the Public Access Collective, Public is an art journal that explores how critical issues intersect with art and visual culture. Featuring Canadian and international artists and writers, each issue curates a unique assemblage of art projects and writing that reflect a contemporary theme. Issue #37, […]

Janine Marchessault's CRC renewed

From Y-File, York University's Daily Bulletin (October 7, 2008): "The federal government has renewed four Canada Research Chairs (CRC) held by York University Professors Colin Coates, Sergey Krylov, Janine Marchessault and Jim Whiteway, whose research projects range from health and digital media to Canadian cultural history and atmospheric science. As Tier 2 CRCs, each professor […]

VC Researchers present at Congress/FSAC

The annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is a national celebration of intellectual life in Canada. For over 75 years, Congress has been the meeting place for leading public intellectuals, authors, artists, researchers, scholars and students in the humanities and social sciences. It is the largest multidisciplinary academic gathering in Canada, attracting delegates […]

Deep Wireless Festival 2008

Visible City Research Associate and member of the L.O.T. Media Collective Anna Friz will perform at the Deep Wireless Festival of Radio & Transmission Art and give a presentation at the concurrent Radio Without Boundaries Conference. The Deep Wireless festival is a celebration of Radio Art produced by New Adventures in Sound Art that lasts […]

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