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Xina Cowan
· January 30, 2017
I visited the IVC space last week for a Read + Bead session, and had a wonderful time! Thanks for having me, you guys are doing great work.
Elisha Lim
· October 7, 2016
INVC is the most creative smart thought-provoking inspiring part of my art education at OCAD
Please enjoy this clip from tonight's reading by Victoria Poet Laureate - Janet Rogers! Thank you for sharing your words, your thoughts and your essence with us, Janet!
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION OF INDIGENOUS ARTISTS & CULTURE COMMUNITY IN PORTRAIT SERIES OCADU’s Indigenous Visual Culture program would like to extend an invitation to the Toronto Indigenous arts + culture community to participate in NIGIG Visiting Artist Resident Rosalie Favell’s renowned portrait series, FACING the CAMERA. FACING the CAMERA is an ever-growing national and international visual document of the Indigenous arts community. Using the portrait session as a performance space, Rosalie encourages individuals to express personal experience and history with the context of tradition and communal values. Portrait sessions for FACING the CAMERA will take place on the following dates: Monday Sept 19, 4:00-7:00pm Sunday, Sept 25, 1:00-4:00pm *Both sessions will take place at The Cove (Room 406), 4th Floor, 100 McCaul Street, OCADU. If you are interested in participating in FACING the CAMERA, please contact Rheanne Chartrand, NIGIG Visiting Artist Residency Coordinator at to book a sitting time. Portraits taken will be exhibited from October 3-8, 2016 in the Ada Slaight Gallery at OCADU. Please visit the INVC Facebook page for more details.
Great to be at the 27th Annual Omushkego Education Great Moon Gathering - Kishay Pisim Mamawihitowin 2018 ~Katheryn Wabegijig Indigenous Student Recruiter

Applications to the Indigenous Visual Culture program at OCAD University are STILL OPEN for Fall 2018!

Apply here:…/e…/program/browse/category/14511394
Link to "How to make a portfolio":

OCAD University, located in downtown Toronto, is Canada’s biggest and oldest art and design university.

Congratulations Meryl McMaster!

Congratulations #OCADU alum Meryl McMaster!

A trio of younger Canadian artists—all of them women—each receives this inaugural edition of the prize, which is associated with the National Gallery of Canada’s Canadian Photography Institute.

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.

Fri 7:00 PM EDTOCAD UniversityToronto, ON, Canada
Film · 264 people

Opportunity for youth/students 29 and under.

The Toronto Indigenous Youth Collective in partnership with the Toronto Indigenous Health Advisory Circle will be hosting a conference for Indigenous Youth this March. The Love and Leadership Conference will take place March 23rd to March 24th at Artscape Youngplace. The conference will bring togeth...

This Saturday!

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:

OCAD U Gallery Crawl Saturday, March 10, 20182 to 5 p.m. Free Visit the new OCAD University art district at OCAD U's first annual Gallery Crawl! Featuring special programming at our nine galleries, join a free guided tour led by Francisco Alvarez, the Dorene & Peter Milligan Executive Director, OCAD...

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.

Application deadline
Friday, June 22, 2018 by 5 p.m.


Wed 3:00 PM ESTIndigenous Visual Culture at OCAD UniversityToronto, ON, Canada
Art · 151 people

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.

OCAD University's Undergraduate Awards recognize achievement in each program at the fourth-year level on the basis of studio work, as well as for specific Liberal Arts & Sciences achievement on the basis of coursework completed. OCAD U's Medals will be given for each program at the fourth-year level...

Mediated Belongings: Indigenous Film and Environmental Justice

Friday, March 16, 2018
7:00pm – 9:30pm
Room 190 (Auditorium)...
OCAD University
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.

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Fri 7:00 PM EDTOCAD UniversityToronto, ON, Canada
Film · 264 people

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.

Providing Anishinabek News to the community. Anishinabek include Odawa, Ojibway, Pottawatomi, Delaware, Chippewa, Algonquin and Mississauga peoples who occupy territories from Fort William First Nation in the northwest, along the north shores of Lakes Superior and Huron to Pikwakanagan in the Ottawa...

Call for submissions!
Deadline: Monday, March 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

Creative City Campus - Integration of Indigenous Art Call for Submissions

article on Jason Baerg, INVC/OCAD Faculty by Felica Gay.

It’s not enough to say to Indigenous people, “Let me add some signs in your language to my art institution.” A re-naming is required, and Jason Baerg offers it.
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#OCADU is closed Monday for Family Day - no classes the rest of the week for study week.

Students - if you're planning to come in to work on projects, please take note of some power and possible network (wired + wireless) disruptions to 100 McCaul St. on Feb 21 & 22