Nina Czegledy, co-creator of the Leonardo Network, is an artist and adjunct professor at the Ontario College for Art and Design. Jane Tingley is co-creator of the SLOLab, York University. Together Czegledy and Tingley co-curated the Agents for Change: Facing the Anthropocene exhibition. Liz Miller is an artist at Concordia University. The online panel discussing […]
A museum in the northern Philippines has received a treasure trove of local artifacts, all thanks to a connection made during the Sustainable and Inclusive Internationalization Virtual Conference organized by York University and partners in January 2021. Patrick Alcedo, associate professor of dance in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD), was one of […]
Six York University students of the Japanese Studies Program took home prizes at the 39th Ontario Japanese Speech Contest (OJSC), held online on March 7. Sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan in Toronto, the competition attracts more than 50 participants every year and offers an invaluable opportunity for learners of Japanese to demonstrate their […]
Creative Shifts proved that creativity is alive and well at York University's School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD), despite the challenges of the pandemic. The November 2020 event brought together graduate students from across AMPD to share stories of transforming their research and creation projects in response to the COVID-19 restrictions. “We […]
An AMPD PhD student and alumna are co-producing a play about COVID-19 aimed at helping kids in Grades 5 through 8 emotionally process the pandemic. It offers young audiences the true essentials: identification, resonance and engagement (through talkback sessions) at a much-needed time. York University’s School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) undertakes extraordinary […]
A filmmaker’s dissertation, on how the editing of documentary television is increasingly following reality tv’s dictate to entertain, is transformed into a timely book.
With two well-received documentaries under his belt, Professor Patrick Alcedo has proven his ability to tell an evocative and unforgettable story. He sits down with Brainstorm to talk about his documentaries, which showcase Filipino culture, empower the underprivileged and, in his own words, “grip the heart.” After choreographing a Filipino dance extravaganza at York University […]
When Eric Armstrong got the call from his agent about made-up science fiction languages, he was up for the challenge. In this Q&A, he talks about this exciting chapter in his career.
English Prof, author and poet B.W. Powe publishes compelling new book of poetry, Decoding Dust, in 2016 – the launching point for a must-read Brainstorm Q&A.
York U Humanities Professor joins forces with British counterparts to write a comprehensive and unconventional book on how documentary film has been affected by the digital era.