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Jean-Yves Terreault

Freelancer, Me in Osaka

sense o Contemporary Art Event

PRESENTED ON FEB 28, 2015
IN OSAKA @ VOL 8

Heide Harding and Taylor Nakano present bilingually their art event, sense o, which aims to help artist find affordable outlets for their art in Japan.

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Tokyo Design Festa

BY STEPHEN LEBOVITS
@ VOL 72 ON APR 21, 2010

Stephen Lebovits on Tokyo Design Festa. A biannual International Art Event, started in 1994. Open to all artists from all over the world to exhibit their creative talent freely. Over 100,000 artists cannot be wrong. www.designfesta.com
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Contemporary 101

BY ANIK GLAUDE
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 26, 2014

Anik Glaude is the curator at the Varley Art Gallery of Markham. She sees her role as that of mediator, bridging the gap between the artist and the gallery, between the artwork and its audience. This crash-course in contemporary art will illustrate the basics of art being produced today.

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C A M P O

BY FELIPE GUERRA
@ VOL 12 ON APR 16, 2015

"CAMPO" means countryside in Spanish. But also field. Yet, the project presented by Felipe Guerra is about an even broader meaning: it is about issues concerning both the contemporary arts and architecure, like space, how it's shaped and how it shapes us. 

http://c-a-m-p-o.com/

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Lessons from Contemporary Art

BY MARY HEATHCOTT
@ VOL 19 ON AUG 25, 2015

Mary Heathcott has worked in the contemporary art world for nearly 20 years. Throughout her career she has been challenged to explain, translate, defend, evaluate and inspire support for art that often is challenging, thought-provoking, and even ugly. In her talk, she presents lessons contemporary art has taught her: whether it’s playful, somber or obscure, art champions experimentation, ideas, dialogue and more.
 
This was "Presentation of the Day" on May 30th, 2017.
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Crocheting a Community

BY ELIE MOUHANNA
@ VOL 25 ON MAY 25, 2016

Elie Mouhanna turned depression and long hours spent on youtube into beautiful works of art. Challenging gender stereotypes, he reclaims the traditional craft of crochet as a possible platform for contemporary practices and collaboration : Marsaben.

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Art and Virtual Reality: Staging the Real with Accessible Technology

BY RONNIE CLARKE
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

"How do you log off in the real life? How do I separate from my digital self? I think you have to be unconscious."

In Art and Virtual Reality: Staging the Real with Accessible Technology from PechaKucha Night Markham Vol. 11, Ronnie Clarke is an artist focusing in media and performance, whose current work addresses the body, the self and social relationships in physical and digital spaces.  Her talk brings art and accessible technology together to question what it means to be present and to really interact with one another.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, September 6th, 2016. 

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Mahatat for Contemporary Art

BY HEBA ELCHEIK
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 11, 2016

Heba ElCheik believes in democratisation of the arts, and as such has worked to decentralise and make them available to everyone through art in public spaces and community art projects. In this talk, ElCheik discusses the Mahatat for contemporary art, a social and cultural enterprise she co-founded in Cairo. 

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Between Art and the Everyday

BY CRISTINA RINAUDO
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 15, 2017

Cristina Rinaudo explores how typographic installations elevate the ordinary - a search for the familiar in contemporary art.

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The Changing Role of the University Art Gallery

BY INDRA LACIS
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 29, 2017

Indra Lacis, Curator + Art Historian : Contemporary Art and Community - The Changing Role of University Art Gallery