Indigenous Visual Culture at OCAD UniversityCollege & University in Toronto, Ontario
Applications to the Indigenous Visual Culture program at OCAD University are STILL OPEN for Fall 2018!
Apply here: https://www.ouac.on.ca/…/e…/program/browse/category/14511394
Link to "How to make a portfolio":
Congratulations Meryl McMaster!
Tonite. The Indigenous Visual Culture program is co-presenting a screening of films by 3 directors followed by a panel discussion with Michelle Latimer and Jason Ryle. A pre-screenig catered by Nish Dish starts at 7pm in room 187/OCAD.
Opportunity for youth/students 29 and under.
Register here for the free guided tour of the university's nine galleries, led by Francisco Alvarez, the Dorene & Peter Milligan Executive Director, OCAD U Galleries:
This scholarship supports Aboriginal students living in non-profit housing in Ontario. Each scholarship winner receives $1,000 for use towards their post-secondary education costs, like tuition, books, technology and transportation.
Friday, June 22, 2018 by 5 p.m.
The deadline to apply is Monday, March 19, 2018. This deadline is strictly observed.
Students MUST apply to the Fourth-Year Awards Program to be considered for OCAD U Medals.
Mediated Belongings: Indigenous Film and Environmental Justice
Friday, March 16, 2018
7:00pm – 9:30pm
Room 190 (Auditorium)...
100 McCaul St.
Culture Shifts and Indigenous Visual Culture present “Mediated Belongings: Indigenous Film and Environmental Justice,” a screening and panel that brings together Indigenous artists, social activists, and environmental scholars to spotlight Indigenous filmmakers’ contribution to critical debates on globalization, climate change, and environmental justice.
Michelle Latimer will screen her latest documentary short, Nuuca (2017) followed by two short films Bloodland (2011) and Bihttoš (2015) by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, plus Yaasib Vasquez Colmeneres’ documentary Yuban/Live Earth (2011). These films address issues of decolonization, ecological and social change, and media sovereignty in this stage of the Anthropocene.
A post screening Q&A will follow the film screening and will include Michelle Latimer and Jason Ryle, Executive Director, ImagineNATIVE. Environmnetal and Arctic media scholar Anna Stenport will moderate.
A Nish-Dish catered reception will precede the screening and Q&A, between 7:00 and 7:30 pm.
This special event is sponsored by a number of programs including OCAD University’s Indigenous Visual Culture program, Culture Shifts Documentary series, the Women and Gender studies Institute at the University of Toronto, SCMS, Documentary Studies Scholarly Interest Group, Latino/a Caucus, Scandinavian Scholarly Interest Group and the Media and the Environment Scholarly Interest Group.
Article on the important work MFA student Aylan Couchie is undertaking. Her thesis exhibition at OCAD is coming up in April..a definite must see.
Call for submissions!
Deadline: Monday, March 12, 2018 - 2:00pm