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• ExpoZine 2014
Deadline: November 12, 2014

Hey OCAD folks! The OCAD U Zine Collective is tabling at Expozine in Montreal on November 15 and 16. If you’re not tabling but wish you were, send your best zine with us!

Pre-fill this form then drop off your zines at the Learning Zone! Or fill out the form on paper when you drop off.

Zines must be fully prepped, printed, assembled and ready to sell. Please package all submission items together for drop off at the Learning Zone:

1 zine per person / student group
maximum 15 copies
$3 donation to help cover the cost of the table
completed submission form (submit online* before drop off, or fill out paper form at the Learning Zone)

Additional Information: LINK HERE




•Call for Vendors Annual Zine and Maker Fair
First come first serve !

We are now accepting submissions from artists and designers for the fifth annual Christmas Zine & Maker Fair. Held at the Xpace Cultural Centre on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20th, from 12-6 pm, this year’s theme is CHRISTMAS COCONUTS + CLUB MED. We are not limited to selling zines: comics, small press, prints, t-shirts and tote bags, jewelry, crafts and other handmade multiples are welcome!
Tables are free, but only available on a first come, first serve basis. Cancellations require a week’s notice. Should this happen, we will notify those on the waiting list.
Club Med
Steel Drums!
Carmen Miranda
Handmade holiday gifts
Admission is free, sunscreen served for all!
See you there, if you dare!


To reserve your spot, email:
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• FEAST Toronto Call For Proposals
Deadline: Saturday December 13, 2014.

FEAST (Funding Engaging Actions with Sustainable Tactics) Toronto is a series of community dinners and micro-funding events. During each dinner, artists, designers and groups are invited to present proposals for art- or design-based projects. Everyone attending the dinner votes on which project they would like to fund, and the project with the most votes is given a grant from the money raised from the ticket sales. The grant winner(s) will be invited back to the next FEAST to present their completed project.

Additional Information: Link Here



•External Space at XPACE Cultural Centre

Our External Space is located on the OCAD University Campus in the Learning Zone. The External Space offers opportunities for media based works, with an emphasis on video, animation, or sound pieces. Screened on a video monitor in the Learning Zone, and hosted on the homepage of our website, exhibitions typically last 6 weeks.
Xpace Cultural Centre is looking for submissions of new or existing video work to be exhibited in our External Space during our 2014/2015 Programming Year.
Xpace does not accept submissions over email. Please make sure to include hardcopies of all written material and a clearly labeled disk or USB drive with support images.
Submissions to the External Space will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Applicants will be notified within a 2-3 month period.

Additonal Information: Link Here





• NAISA General Call for Submissions
Deadline: November 15th, 2014

Categories: Transmission Art/Radio Art, Electroacoustic Music/Sound Art, Interactive Installation Art
New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) invites artists of all ages and nationalities to submit works on the theme HEAR n o w HERE for consideration in New Adventures in Sound Art’s 2015 programming in Toronto, Canada.
Go to for on-line application
sharawadji is defined as “An aesthetic effect that characterizes the feeling of plenitude that is sometimes created by the contemplation of a sound motif or a complex soundscape of inexplicable beauty.” in the list of sonic effects proposed by Jean-François Augoyard and Henry Torgue in their book Sonic Experience: A Guide to Everyday Sounds (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005).
HEAR n o w HERE is meant to contemplate on this idea of sharawadji, on the ephemeral quality of that moment in sound, never to happen in quite the same way ever again. Being sometimes full of promise, sometimes quite shocking, often of unknown origins and being of irregular form, it is that sonic experience that cannot quite be described in the same way as it is experienced. But you can try.
Preference in programming will be given to works that respond in some way to the theme HEAR n o w HERE. Individual interpretations or variations on the theme are encouraged, but should be realized with sound as the primary component. NAISA would also like to encourage artists to submit works on the theme HEAR n o w HERE for performance, gallery exhibit, screening, webcast or audio stream, radio broadcast, network or translocal performance, mobile experiences and any other emerging formats that include sound as a primary element. Please complete in full the online submission form and upload your audio by midnight on November 15, 2014. Note: there is a $5 submission fee in order to defray the cost of processing the submissions. All works chosen for presentation will receive an artist fee.

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Art Openings & Artist Talks:


Wednesday, November 12, 2014


○ Introducing Suzy Lake Show and Talk

Preceded by free panel discussion in Jackman Hall with Suzy Lake in conversation with exhibition curators Georgiana Uhlyarik, Associate Curator of Canadian Art and Sophie Hackett, Associate Curator of Photography.
5:30 – 6:30 pm | Admission is free, and is on a first come, first served basis:

6:00 – 8:30 pm | Remarks 7:00 pm
Walker Court at the AGO
Free admission

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○ Pecha Kucha: Inspiration and New Directions

Nathan Cyprys, Danny Custodio, Geoffrey Pugen, Sebastian Benitez and more!

Pecha Kucha is Japanese for “chit chat.” It is the speed dating of the academic lecture. Speakers will have 20 digital images and will get exactly 20 seconds to speak for each image.

Onsite [at] OCAD University
230 Richmond St. W.
Toronto, Ont.

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Thursday, November 13th, 2014

○ Charles Bierk

Nicholas Metivier Gallery is pleased to present its first solo exhibition with Charles Bierk. The exhibition features eleven paintings from Bierk’s Portrait series made over the last year. The exhibition will open on November 13 and will be on view through December 13 with a reception for the artist on Thursday, November 13 from 6– 8 PM.

Nicholas Metivier Gallery
451 King Street West,
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1K4

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○ Matt Waples and Ted Zourntos Solo Exhibitions

This exhibition is the last of a series of solo exhibitions displayed at project Gallery. The week long show will feature the work of contemporary artists, Matt Waples and Ted Zourntos – See more at:

Opening Reception: Thursday November 13th,
Project Gallery Toronto,
1109 Queen Street East, Toronto

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Friday, November 14th, 2014


○ Spiritual Vacation

Special servings of aural bliss

Triumphantly returned, deep spirited mistress




seven spiritual dollars for portal access

7- 11pm
233 Spadina,
Toronto, Ontario

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Saturday, November 15th, 2014


○ Nesting opportunity into courtyard bliss with sonic blankets:

R U REAL (Mtl)
(Ylang Ylang, JLK, Mademoiselle Haag)
(Hazy Montagne Mystique, Velvet Glacier, Sebastian Trafalgar,YlangYlang)
Così e Così (Mtl)
Future Funeral (post-locational collab between Phillip K Boston & Takashi Egishira {T.O. & Fukuoka Japan})

7- 11pm
233 Spadina,
Toronto, Ontario
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○ Vera Frenkel: Ways of Telling Opening Reception

Vera Frenkel: Ways of Telling is a comprehensive presentation of the work of the Toronto-based artist whose interdisciplinary approach to video, performance, sculpture, printmaking, and installation has earned widespread international acclaim. Pianist/composer Tom Szczesniak will play the Transit Bar piano at the opening and during the exhibition. Exhibition runs November 15 – December 28, 2014 – See more at:

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA),
952 Queen Street West, Toronto

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