in/future — a multidisciplinary arts and music festival now on at Ontario Place in Toronto — features work by a number of Visual Studies faculty members, graduate students, and alumni from Daniels. The large, collaborative festival includes site-specific projects, musical performances, films and videos in Ontario Place’s iconic Cinesphere, and performances, workshops, talks, and tours.
Recently hired as an Associate Professor, Mitchell Akiyama has an installation entitled 108 Spectres of Release on the West Island; Ed Pien has occupied one of the weather silos with the immersive projection installation Revel; MVS alumni Faye Mullen (MVS 2013) performs daily at 7pm at Breaker Point; MVS Alumni Fraser McCallum (MVS 2016) and current MVS student Sam Cotter have curated 2 programs for Vtape (co-founded by MVS faculty Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak) that are screening in the Cinesphere; sessional lecturer Oliver Hussain’s 2-d and 3-d videos are screening in one of the amazing silos; and MVS Curatorial Studies graduate Wanda Nanibush (2013) and current MVS student Rouzbeh Akhbari are each speaking in the Onsite OCADU speakers series Lectures for the end of the world(s) on the West Island of Ontario Place.
in/future runs until September 25. Visit the in/future website, to view the schedule and ticket information.