Tag Archives: Faculty of Fine Arts

Natalie Jeremijenko to deliver the 2014 Wendy Michener Lecture at York U

TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2014 – Boundary-pushing artist, engineer and inventor Natalie Jeremijenko is the featured speaker for the 2014 Wendy Michener Lecture in York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts, which will take place March 5 in the Tribute Communities Recital Hall at York’s Keele campus. Jeremijenko has been named one of the inaugural top 100 […]

Theatre@York presents The Beggar's Opera

  Why are the Laws levelled at us? Are we more dishonest than the rest?                                                                               - The Beggar’s Opera Theatre @ York embraces the question with edgy production of The Beggar's Opera TORONTO, January 9, 2014 — At its London premiere in 1728, John Gay's rollicking Beggar's Opera caused a sensation. Lampooning the politics and […]

Land|Slide: Possible Futures

3 weeks, 30+ artists, a landscape in transition TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2013 − From the creative curatorial team behind The Leona Drive Project and the Museum for the End of the World comes Land|Slide: Possible Futures, a large-scale art intervention responding to a world in transition – where past, present and future collide. Over thirty […]

Nanning Cantonese Opera Troupe performs Toronto premiere of The Painted Skin at York University

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2013 – The Department of Theatre in York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts is hosting the Toronto premiere and only Ontario performance of the Nanning Cantonese Opera Troupe’s production of The Painted Skin, a haunting story of seduction written by Chua Soo Pong and composed by Zhuang Hui Xuan. This new chamber […]

Louis Odette Sculptor-in-Residence Peter von Tiesenhausen explores sustainability and community through art

TORONTO, May 8, 2013 − Internationally recognized environmental artist Peter von Tiesenhausen is the 2013 Louis Odette Sculptor-in-Residence in the Faculty of Fine Arts at York University. He will give a public talk about his work as part of his residency, which runs May 6 to 31 in conjunction with the Intensive Sculpture Workshop, a […]

York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts launches Sensorium: Digital Arts and Technology Research

TORONTO, April 16, 2013 − York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts launches Sensorium, an ambitious new research cluster focusing on digital arts and technology, with a free public event on April 26 in the Accolade East Building on York’s Keele campus. The launch features a keynote lecture by Paola Antonelli, research director and curator at […]