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March 25th, 2013

disrupting / Undoing

An exhibition and salon that dares to challenge current constructs of disability.

Exhibition by:

32 Pigeons: Jan Derbyshire, Ambrose Li, Angela Punshon, Qi Chen – Dina Belaia – Cardinal: Alan Boulton, Nell Chitty, Alex Haagaard, Geoffrey Shea, Tahireh Lal – Erin Finley – Eric Huhta – Megan Mare – Michaela Osborne – Gordon Peteran – Elaine Stewart – Spirit Synott – Alexei Vella – Brooke Wayne.

Pathfinding – MemoryLink Studio Collaboration by: Emad Dabiri, Judith Doyle, Robin Len & Kang-Il Kim.

Salon: workshops, presentations, media and dialogue:

32 Pigeons – Freddie Arps – Cardinal – Colin Clark – Sarah Crosskey – Jan Derbyshire –
Tony Diamanti – Erin Finley – Spencer J. Harrison and students from DRPT 2B13 Contemporary Issues – Irene Loughlin – Masters of Inclusive Design Speaker Series – Gordon Peteran – Judith Snow & Mike Skubic – Elaine Stewart – Brooke Wayne – Gordon Waller.

The artists in the exhibition utilize art and technology to reframe disability, making a diverse aesthetic experience possible. The work ranges from painting, video, installation and sculpture, melding artistic practice with new technologies to discover the possibilities of the human condition.

 

April 1 to April 5, 2013
 

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Opening Reception: Monday April 1, 2013
6:30-9:00 pm
(ASL interpretation available)

Hours: April 2-4, 2013: 12-9:00 pm
April 5: 12-5:00 pm

Closing Celebration: Thursday April 4,
7:30-9:30 pm

Location: Open Gallery – Inclusive Design Institute
OCAD University
49 McCaul Street, Toronto

Accommodation: Contact: accessibility@ocadu.ca

Calendar of events: See the Schedule below, or the Google Calendar

Schedule

All activities are located at 49 McCaul St.

Exhibition: April 2 to 4, 12 pm to 9 pm – April 5, 12 pm to 5 pm.

Salon Activities: April 2 to April 5

Tuesday, April 2, 1 pm – 2 pm, Interactive Performance with Sarah Crosskey Room 4905, ASL Interpretation.
Tuesday, April 2, 2-3 pm. Workshop ‘Human Writes’ by Jan Derbyshire. Room 4904. ASL Interpretation.
Tuesday, April 2, 4 pm – 5 pm, Documentary Series, Room 4905
Tuesday, April 2, 5 pm – 9 pm, disrupting/ Undoing Exhibition Artists talks, Room 4904, Real Time Captioning.

Wednesday, April 3, 1 pm – 3 pm, Spencer Harrison A conversation through art around diversity and accessibility, Room 4904,
Wednesday, April 3, 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm, Judith Doyle Talk & demonstration Robin Len & Kang-Il Kim, Room 4905, Real Time Captioning.
Wednesday, April 3, 4:30-5:30 pm. Kinect workshop by Judith Doyle & Emad Dabiri. Room 4905.
Wednesday, April 3, 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm, Irene Loughlin: Art-Video Presentation Discussion, Room 4905, Real Time Captioning.
Wednesday, April 3, 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm, Cardinal group presentation, Room 4905, Real Time Captioning.
Wednesday, April 3, 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm, 32 Pigeons Group: Presentation, Room 4905. Real Time Captioning.

Thursday, April 4, 1-4:30 pm. Workshop ‘Open Space’ by Judith Snow & Mike Skubic, Room 4904 & 4905.
Thursday, April 4, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, Film: Broken Speech – Presentation by Tony Diamanti, Room 4905. ASL Interpretation.
Thursday, April 4, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, disrupting/Undoing Closing Party, Open Gallery,

For an Invitation to the disrupting/Undoing Closing Party, contact: accessibility@ocadu.ca.

Friday, April 5, 12 pm – 2 pm, Masters of Inclusive Design Speaker Series, Room 4904, Real Time Captioning.
Friday, April 5, 2:30-3:30 pm. Workshop by Colin Clark. Room 4904 .
Friday, April 5, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Closing disrupting/Undoing Exhibition, Open Gallery.
 

Support for disrupting/Undoing is gratefully acknowledged from OCAD University: Development & Alumni Relations, Diversity & Equity Initiatives, Criticism and Curatorial Practice Program of the Faculty of Art, Inclusive Design Research Centre and the Office of the President. Special thanks to our exhibition curatorial team: Cathy Berry, Kim Elliott, Spencer J. Harrison, Nadine Khoury, David H. Pereyra, Simone Rojas-Pick, Aisha Simpson, Jennifer Rudder, Gordon Waller and Katharine Wilson.