Arts and Letters Event at Sheridan College Celebrates New Works by Faculty in Literature and Film

Earlier this week, the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design came together with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences to celebrate new works in literature and film. Macdonald Heaslip Hall was beautifully arranged in the style of a coffee house for the opening of the event, in which faculty authors met with guests and sold signed copies of their newly published works. Deans Has Malik and Ronni Rosenberg were in attendance to introduce the authors, Provost Mary Preece spoke and college president Jeff Zabudsky was also there to enjoy the show. Included among authors from the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design were: Michael Walsh, poet and author of Roughin’ it in the Bush; Mary Lu Zahalan, cum laude graduate of the first Master’s program on the Beatles and author of Cultural Capital: The Beatles in Canada. Heidi Overhill, co-author of Design Direct, which explores how digital manufacturing and the… Read More

Rafael Goldchain exhibiting in Clash: Conflict and its Consequences

Rafael Goldchain, Bachelor of Photography program coordinator, is taking part in an exhibition called Clash: Conflict and its Consequences at the National Gallery of Canada from Feb. 1 to Apr. 21. The exhibit examines war and conflict, and the consequences for those engaged in it. See the exhibit’s page here: http://www.gallery.ca/en/see/exhibitions/current/details/clash-conflict-and-its-consequences-4300 In related news, a documentary based on Rafael’s life and work, Beautifully Broken, will broadcast on TVO in May. The documentary was produced by Media Arts faculty Vladimir Kabelik, and it examines Rafael’s fascination with identity and mortality, stemming from his Jewish background.

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