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June 04, 2014

York professor’s documentary charts the struggle to decriminalize homosexuality in India

Nancy Nicol’s latest documentary, "No Easy Walk to Freedom", charts the struggle to decriminalize homosexuality in contemporary India. It premiered June 1 at Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival. Read more


May 28, 2014

Odette Sculptor-in-Residence Iris Häussler explores the boundaries between fiction and reality

Internationally acclaimed conceptual and installation artist Iris Häussler is the 2014 Louis Odette Sculptor-in-Residence at York University, Her residency runs in conjunction with the Intensive... Read more

Joysanne Sidimus

May 12, 2014

Selma Odom Lecture by Joysanne Sidimus spotlights legendary choreographer George Balanchine

Renowned dance artist and educator Joysanne Sidimus presents a free public talk on the George Balanchine Trust and Foundation as the featured speaker for the 2014 Selma Odom Lecture. Read more


May 08, 2014

Goldfarb Summer Institute in Visual Arts focuses on sonic art

Sound has definitely arrived in the arts, particularly in sound art and sound studies, but is it a destination? That’s the key question that will be explored during Sonic Practices in X Actions at the... Read more

Migration Matters

April 21, 2014

Migration Matters explores arts-based methodologies in migration research

The visual arts, theatre, filmmaking, music and dance are important aspects in transnational migration. The role of arts-based methodologies in researching the migrant experience is the focus of... Read more


April 16, 2014

Digital media exhibition invites viewer interaction

A game designed to annoy you. A musical score generated by movement. A robot that needs a helping hand. These are just a few of the intriguing projects inviting viewer interaction in “Surface... Read more

Little Black Afro Theatre Company poster - Muse

March 30, 2014

York theatre students behind Little Black Afro Theatre’s community arts development project “Muse”

Written and directed by York theatre and English student Veronica Appia, "Muse" combines visual and performing art to create a new theatrical experience: “gallery theatre”. Read more

Painting titled Mirror Mirror. Oil on canvas. 36in by 72in.

March 28, 2014

Art meets business at the Schulich School’s Nadal Management Centre

The 2014 edition of the exhibition Art @ Suite 500 opens for a year-long run at the Schulich School of Business Miles S. Nadal Mangement Centre. Read more


March 21, 2014

Theatre @ York takes a haunting, hilarious walk down Jim Cartwright’s “Road”

Famously described it as "Coronation Street with vomit, excrement and used contraceptives" British playwright Jim Cartwright’s biting black comedy "Road" takes audiences on an unforgettable journey... Read more


March 19, 2014

York Dance Ensemble showcases three world premieres

The York Dance Ensemble, the exuberant pre-professional company of the Department of Dance, leaps into the spotlight with "Precious Metals", a showcase concert featuring three sparkling world premieres... Read more