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It’s always fun to conduct sonic research in preparation for designing the Music Gallery’s promotions. We do intensive listening sessions of artists who will be featured in upcoming shows, and then simultaneously develop visuals for the different performances. This batch’s research began with listening to Early Bird, Swimming with Astronauts, and Phonebooth by Plumes, and […]

 

How do design and designing participate and reinforce power structures in an intersectional way through and across race, gender and class? How can design and designing offer novel ways to understand the ways in which power operates in intersectional ways? And possibly how can design and designing propose ways of intervening in such complex and […]

 

Gendai Gallery‘s current project, MMMMM…Gendai Kitchen, launched on August 28 at Gibraltar Point, Toronto with a performance by Lisa Myers. miijim for time-beings was a response to Myung-Sun Kim’s art multiple,time being. We are proud to have collaborated with Gendai Gallery on this innovative subscription series that delivers food-inspired artist multiples once each season from […]

 

On June 21, 2015, 30 people gathered in a session called “Generating Shared Principles for Design Justice” at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit. The participants identified as designers, artists, technologists, and community organizers. Participants discussing a design for social impact story The hope was to start shaping a shared definition of “design justice” — […]

 

The Poster Design Workshop held on June 2, 2016 at the Centre for Social Innovation in Regent Park brought together community members across Toronto for an evening of community-centred poster designing. Co-facilitators Una Lee and Gracen Brilmyer walked participants through the essentials of poster design — text, imagery and layout — as they created posters individually and […]