Faculty of Fine Arts Research Celebration

From Y-File, York University’s Daily Bulletin, February 23, 2009: Fine Arts Celebrates its Researchers with ‘Imagining the Invisible’ A Faculty of Fine Arts Research Celebration Join us for a celebration of research and creation in the Fine Arts at York! Explore our new studio facilities, network with potential collaborative research partners, attend a world dance […]

John Greyson wins Teddy Award

John Greyson, co-founder of the Future Cinema Lab and Professor in the Department of Film at York University, has won a Best Documentary/Essay Teddy Award at the 2009 Berlinale (Berlin International Film Festival) for the film Fig Trees. Greyson previously won the Teddy Award for Urinal (1989, Best Documentary); The Making of Monsters (1991, Jury […]

Other Supported Projects

Radiant (2008), choreographed by Holly Small; performed by Keiko Kitano Small’s new solo, choreographed for her York University Department of Dance colleague Kitano, features original music by Governor General’s Award-winning multidisciplinary artist and York alumnus, John Oswald, and video projections created by Small and Oswald. Cutting-edge fogscreen technology allows Kitano to move through the video […]

Visible City Project + Archive

Visible City Project + Archive   The Visible City Project ( seeks to understand the different roles that artists play in imagining and helping to design 21st century cities. The project seeks to discern how art practices function in specific contemporary urban contexts as a tool for enhancing communication and renovating democratic citizenship. A new […]

Richard Grusin lecture at Ryerson Jan. 29

“Premediation and the Mediaphilia of Anticipation” 6pm, 29 January 2009 Rogers Communication Centre, Ryerson University 359A Hosted by Infoscape Research Lab ( Co-hosted by the Digital Cinema Lab, Ryerson University; Augmented Reality Lab, Mobile Media Lab, and the Visible City Project (all York University). Abstract In this talk I will set forth the main arguments […]

Caitlin Fisher at Technoscience Salon Jan. 29

STIR together intellectual and political questions about technoscience Engage in new interdisciplinary REMIXES of Science and Technology Studies Enjoy food and EXPERIMENT with thought The Technoscience Salon hopes to create a LIVELY community of thinkers concerned with technoscience in the GTA and Southern Ontario. January 29th, Thursday mix and stir — Art Meets Science. Contributors […]

Fig Trees selected for Berlin Int’l Film Festival

John Greyson’s film Fig Trees will have its world premiere at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival, which takes place from February 5 – 15, 2009. The film will screen as part of BIFF’s Panorama programme. For more information, see Berlin International Film Festival Press Release (January 7, 2009). FIG TREES A split-screen experimental feature […]

Janine Marchessault Canada Research Chair renewed

From Y-File, York University’s Daily Bulletin (October 7, 2008): “The federal government has renewed four Canada Research Chairs (CRC) held by York University Professors Colin Coates, Sergey Krylov, Janine Marchessault and Jim Whiteway, whose research projects range from health and digital media to Canadian cultural history and atmospheric science. As Tier 2 CRCs, each professor […]

Rex Vs Singh - screening October 12

Rex Vs Singh Co-directed by John Greyson, Ali Kazimi, Richard Fung Screening and panel discussion Spinning Wheel Film Festival Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto October 12, 2008, 7pm About Rex Vs Singh: Split-screen experiemental video features four versions of the same 1915 Vancouver court case Length: 30 min Format: High Definition In 1915, […]

John Greyson to deliver keynote at Emergence

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario Presented by SADQ (Standing Against Queer Discrimination) Friday, October 24, 2008 Conron Hall University College Room 225 6:00pm – Keynote address by John Greyson 7:00pm – Screening of Rex Vs Singh 8:00pm – Q&A with John Greyson More information on SADQ and Emergence: Issue of Western News, October 23, […]

The Future Cinema Lab is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of CanadaCanada Research Chairs, York Research, Ontario Innovation Trust, and the Canada Foundation for Innovation. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License.