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Past Markham Event: VOL 1

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VOL 1

September 27, 2013
@ Varley Art Gallery

Markham Public Library and the Varley Art Gallery have partnered to host Markham’s first PechaKucha night, featuring artists and innovators from Markham and beyond. Added bonus: a PK style gallery tour – 20 works of art explained in 20 seconds each. Grab a beer or glass of wine from the bar and enjoy this fun, energetic exploration of Markham’s creative community.

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Portraits of Consumption

BY SAMANTHA RODIN
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2013

Samantha Rodin takes this oppotunity to present some food for thought: are we really what we eat? Samantha discusses the benefits of being informed about our eating habits and what those habits can really represent. 

 

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Parenting & Social Media

BY ROSE BIANCHINI
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2013

Rose Bianchini highlights the dangers and consequences when it comes to involving your child in today's, brisk, unforgiving forms of social media. 

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Entrepreneurship Alphabet

BY HASSAN NOJOUMI
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2013

Have you ever wondered about what exact characteristics you need to posses in order to lead and create in today's business standards? Hassan Nojoumi presents us with the answers to all of our questions concerning entrepreneurship. 

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Nature as Teacher

BY SHENIZ JANMOHAMED
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2013

In an exquisite newly formed artform called "Land Art", Sheniz Janmohamed takes us through the magical process that she partakes in on a daily basis.

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Hands On Design

BY DANA SEGUIN
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2013

Dana Seguin offers us a quirky yet entincingly imaginative look on her Hands-On Design projects, and goes into depth on the lessons she learned along the way. 

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Rebranding Popsicle

BY KAIDY WONG
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2013

Kaidy Wong was recently confronted with a horrid design flaw in today's standard for Ice-Cream Trucks. Thankfully, he's able to offer us a solution to rebranding the "popsicle" to fit today's social demands, especially by pre-teens.

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The Chime: Scoring The City

BY MARC DE PAPE
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2013

Marc De Pape takes us through "The Chime"; his study based on urban design surrounding the term "Blasé" coined by famous 20th century sociologist, Georg Simmel.

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Everyday Evolution

BY BILL CAMERON
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2013

Bill Cameron speaks about the human evolution. We're all familiar with a few facts concerning human evolution. But Bill Cameron takes us through an incredibly detailed and concise look at what exactly Charles Darwin crafted many years ago.

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Landslide: Possible Futures

BY JENNIFER FOSTER
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2013

Jennifer Foster takes us through an examination of the exhibit that was on display at the Markham Museum at the time. From Aron Louis Cohen's Almanac to Adrian Blackwell and Jane Hutton's Surface Description of the Volume of the Earth, Jennifer offers great facts about each installment.

Dana Seguin
Interdisciplinary designer in Toronto
Marc De Pape
Designer/Artist/Thinker in Toronto
Justine Abigail Yu
Communications Coordinator, Operation Groundswell
Rose Bianchini
Interactive Marketing Manager, Luminato Festival in Toronto
Samantha Rodin
Artist and Associate Director, York Region Arts Council in Stouffville
Jennifer Foster
Associate Professor, York University in Toronto
Kaidy Wong
Copywriter , Zulu Alpha Kilo in Toronto