Exit Strategies Panel Discussion: A Letters & Handshakes Event

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Image courtesy of LettersandHandshakes.org  Exit Strategies – Celebrating the launch of TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies (28) “Out of the Ruins, the University to Come,” edited by Bob Hanke and Alison Hearn Irfan Ali (The Academy of the Impossible) | Maria Alejandrina Coates, Rodrigo Hernandez-Gomez, and Arlan Londoño (Decolonial Aesthetics from the Americas) | […]

CUTMR Panel: Evolution – Design Conversations in a Collaborative City

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Justin heads to Toronto this weekend to participate in Evolution — Design Conversations in a Collaborative City on Sunday, January 27 at 1pm in the Gladstone Ballroom at the Gladstone Hotel. We were there earlier this year for Nuit Blanche, it’s going to be fun to return! Here’s the overview from the curators: In celebration of Come Up […]

No Rights/No Wrongs: Nuit Blanche 2012

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On September 29th 2012, we were lucky enough to be invited to Toronto for Nuit Blanche! Our installation site was on the face of the Gladstone Hotel right on Queen Street West. It was an amazing night. It was the first time that we did a projection on a building so textured. This definitely allowed […]

The Weekend Here and Around the Province

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It’s a busy weekend all over the place with an opening and a new project, culture days, and some great events hosted by dear friends of ours here in Windsor. Here’s the breakdown of what you might want to check out this weekend: We’re back to North Bay for our opening of Surviving North Bay […]

CARTographyTO hacks Astral info pillars

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Via BlogTO… Several months in the making, CARTographyTO formed through word of mouth when the first Astral Media pillars were sunk into the sidewalk in Toronto: concerned citizens, artists and others with a creative streak came together with the desire to reclaim the lost public space in their neighbourhoods. A spokesperson for cARTographyTO stated, “These structures […]

Border Town Design Jam

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One of our dear friends (and Homework presenter), Tim Maly, from the great city of Toronto is hosting an event continuing off of the work he did with the Border Town Design Studio last year. Here’s the details, if you’re in the area (and here’s more detailed information): BORDER TOWN DESIGN JAM From Friday March […]

The Free Paper project

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I received an email from JP King a couple weeks ago about a project he did at the fantastic, Whippersnapper Gallery in Toronto. You can read the details about the project at http://www.freepaper.ca/ Here’s an overview of the Free Paper project, as it unfolded last summer: The paper, developed over the past three weeks has been […]

Listen Now: In Conversation with the Department of Unusual Certainties @ the DX

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We’re so happy to be able to post this — the audio from the interview Justin and Michelle did with the Department of Unusual Certainties at the Design Exchange back in December!!! We’ll be returning the favour, hopefully soon. D/X Saloon Night: DoUC in conversation with BCL by DoUC

Toronto renames laneways after residents: maybe there’s an idea in there?

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I saw this and it made me think of our discussion last week on a new project somehow (un)officially demarcating important people in Windsor. From the article, discussing one particular laneway named after a local family who own a nearby bakery: The laneway is one of three in the Harbord Village that recently got a […]

Dave Murray’s Toronto Type Maps

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My Torontonian friend Siobhan recently pointed me in the direction of her friend Dave Murray, who makes these awesome type maps of Toronto areas. He then silkscreens these images by hand onto paper. I also suggest checking out the illustrations on his site.

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