Author Archive

  • 10.08.2015

    Queerstory nominated for Heritage Toronto Award!

    We are pleased to announce that Queerstory – a geolocative app and interactive documentary that maps the key sites of Toronto’s vibrant LGBTQ history – has been nominated in the media category for a Heritage Toronto Award. The awards ceremony is at the beautiful Koerner Hall at 273 Bloor Street West, Tuesday October 13th at 7:30 PM .

  • 08.10.2013

    Bye Bye Blue Bird Building

    The Blue Bird Building, located in what was once the heart of Toronto’s thriving garment district near Spadina Avenue and Adelaide Street, was recently demolished to make way for yet another condo in an area undergoing major transformation with numerous developments under construction. The Blue Bird Building was a point of interest in TXTilecity, a mobile locative […]

  • 02.01.2013

    Subtle Technologies 2013: Call for Submissions

    The folks at Subtle Technologies are looking for submissions that will live forever for their 2013 festival which explores the art and science of immortality: “Our 2013 festival takes place on June 8th and 9th at various venues throughout Toronto. In 2013 we will be exploring the theme of Immortality. Through history, concepts of immortality […]

  • 12.24.2012

    Season’s Greetings

    Season’s Greetings from all of us at YZO! Om Shanti كل عام وأنتم بخير – Arabic Chinese (Cantonese) – 祝聖誕節快樂 Chinese (Mandarin) – 祝圣诞节快乐 Danish – Glædelig Jul og Godt Nytår Dutch – Prettige feestdagen Fijian – Bula Vinaka Finnish – Hyvää Joulua ja Onnellista Uutta Vuotta French – Joyeuses fêtes German – Frohe Feiertage! […]

  • 10.22.2012

    signal_ networked art symposium

      SIGNAL (30 October-2 November 2012) brings together an internationally renowned group of artists, theorists, critics and curators to discuss the past, present and future of creative practice that employs network technologies. This symposium comes at a time when wireless technology spreads imagery and data like wildfire…the economy of networked devices is booming…regulatory bodies and […]

  • 10.19.2012

    SPLICE: At the Intersection of Art and Medicine

    Blackwood Gallery 24 October – 1 December 2012 Opening Reception: Wednesday 24 October 2012, 5 – 9pm Performance: Khadija Baker, My little voice can’t lie, 6pm A FREE shuttle departs from OCAD at 5pm and returns for 8pm to Mercer Union (1286 Bloor W., Toronto) for the start of the 7a*11d International Festival of Performance […]

  • 12.20.2011

    fontaine :: Anonymous Art in the Hive Mind

    December 20, 2011 – February 11, 2012 curated by Moritz Gaede Galerie ZK fontaine is a curatorial project born from a Facebook conversation, Galerie ZK presents a selection of anonymous artwork shared through the social networks in the fall of 2011. A revelation is blossoming in the hive mind, in the seepage and sharing of […]

  • 10.26.2011

    sorrybot – KD Thornton

    sorrybot Mcluhan assigned responsibility to the medium, the means of transmission of content. In Sorrybot, the medium is anthropomorphized… and the medium is sorry. The message is an apology. One for every person on earth. Sorrybot is sorry. Bio K.D. Thornton works with technologies: mechanical, electronic, biological and any others she might find interesting. Generally, […]

  • 10.26.2011

    Social Media Drawings – Donna Szoke

    Please upgrade your browser As an artist, ‘updating my status’ isn’t a way to socialize that I find compelling: as a tool, facebook seems to normalize the isolating effects of consumer technology. I thought about the primarily haptic processes of the social experience in my studio: drawing or sculpting a friend, looking at an image […]

  • 10.26.2011

    Carnal Fury – Rafaël Rozendaal

    Carnal Fury Carnal Fury is one of my websites. I make a lot of websites, and in each piece I try to research something. I don’t know if I should state the obvious, I guess I will. This piece is a vector shape that subtly distorts, like water floating in outer space. The user can […]