In this workshop, we will reimagine the digital future of Toronto and what it could look like in 2040. Together we will build narratives about the future and map out local policy recommendations in relation to Sidewalk Labs' Smart City plans.
Mapping Digital Futures is part of a series of workshops presented in partnership with Digital Justice Lab for "Age of You".Find out more »
MOCA Toronto, Gallery TPW and Mercer Union
Canada’s international fair for modern and contemporary art.
Providing unique access to the Canadian art market, the fair is one of the most important annual art events in Canada. Now in its 20th year, Art Toronto presents important artwork from leading Canadian and international galleries combined with PLATFORM, our engaging series of lectures and panel discussions from prominent art world figures, curated projects, an extensive VIP Program, and top-tier cultural offerings throughout the city.Find out more »
Carlos Bunga’s talk takes place during a research trip to MOCA Toronto where he will create a
site-responsive installation on two floors of the museum, opening February 2020.
Art Toronto invites you to gallery hop across 13 top contemporary galleries in Toronto's west end. The following galleries will be welcoming all art enthusiasts for a night of refreshments, cocktails and incredible art! This event is open to the public and free of charge.Find out more »
Enjoy free admission to the museum from 10am to 2pm.
TD Community Sundays are made possible by TD Bank Group through its corporate citizenship platform, The Ready Commitment.Find out more »
Think you can outsmart facial recognition? In this workshop, participants will design and construct masks and headpieces inspired by CV Dazzle, a project by artist Adam Harvey that provides information and tips for creating “looks” that can camouflage the face from face detection technology. Using elements such as asymmetry, tonal inverse and the concealment of certain facial features, you will be able to learn and test which design combinations are most effective in hiding from facial recognition technology.Find out more »
What does it mean to imagine a feminist digital voice interface? Through a series of speculative design exercises, we will prototype and discuss what voice technologies might look like if we designed them in line with the central commitments of feminism: participation, agency, embodiment, equity, empowerment, plurality and justice. Participants will learn the basics of designing a conversational UI but no prior coding skills are needed.Find out more »
Sophia Oppel is an artist and researcher whose work addresses the insidious positions of embedded power in networked infrastructures. Oppel will lead a tour and discussion of "Age of You" that focuses primarily on the theme of “Post-Work,” drawing connections to her own research on immaterial labour and outsourced or automated work.Find out more »
Paglen is an artist whose work spans disciplines including image-making, sculpture, investigative journalism, writing and engineering. Among his chief concerns are learning how to see the historical moment we live in and developing the means to imagine alternative futures. Paglen will discuss his ongoing research into artificial intelligence and the relationships between technology and power.Find out more »