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Photo: Sundar Viswanathan

February 21, 2014

Sundar Viswanathan headlines the Faculty Concert Series

Versatile performer, composer, international touring artist and York music Professor Sundar Viswanathan takes centre stage with his ensemble Avataar in a signature concert Feb. 27. Read more


February 17, 2014

Theatre prof Michael Greyeyes premieres new dance/theatre work about the toll of war

Theatre Professor Michael Greyeye premieres his dance/theatre production "A Soldier’s Tale" at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre Feb 20-22. It explores the effect of war on two soldiers – a veteran of... Read more

Marie France Forcier

February 07, 2014

Rising choreographers bring “Body of Minds” to the stage

Seven rising choreographers in the MFA Program in Dance showcase their creative research in premiere performances of solo and ensemble works. Read more


February 07, 2014

Canada’s leading black theatre company archives its materials at York

York theatre graduate Melanie Hague took her prof's advice and donated posters, programs, costume sketches and other records from Obsidian Theatre Company to York University's archives. Read more

LandSlide Possible Futures

January 29, 2014

Artists present public talks on their work in the “LAND|SLIDE: Possible Futures” exhibition

Sensorium, Centre for Digital Arts and Technology Research presents a series of public talks by artists featured in the massive public art exhibition LAND|SLIDE: Possible Futures Read more

Designing Facebook - January 27

January 27, 2014

Social networking giant Facebook woos new design talent at York U

Representatives from the social networking giant Facebook are on campus this week to learn more about York's design programs and recruit students. Read more

Expo 2025

January 19, 2014

Design students imagine Expo 2025 in Toronto

Communication design students are applying their talents to a real-world scenario: creating promotional materials to support a possible bid by Toronto for Expo 2025. Read more


January 17, 2014

Digital arts researcher takes Land|Slide exhibit to China

China's Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture features "Land|Slide possible futures", an exhibition curated by Janine Marchessault Read more


January 15, 2014

Edgy interdisciplinary production of “The Beggar’s Opera” rocks York U

Crime. Corruption. Social inequality. And a very messy love triangle. Theatre, music, dance and digital media converge in this bold new take on an 18th century stage sensation. Read more


January 06, 2014

New media scholar Wendy Hui Kyong Chun to deliver Peter Morris Memorial Lecture

New media technologies provoke both anxiety over surveillance and hope for empowerment, suggests culture and media scholar Wendy Hui Kyong Chun. These two reactions complement rather than oppose each... Read more