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OCAD graduate students present inaugural exhibition

(Toronto—May 1, 2009) The Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media and Design program at the Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD) is pleased to present INTERDUCTION [sic], an inaugural exhibition of works by the university’s first cohort of graduate students, from May 21 to June 6.

Produced in the graduate students’ first year of studies at OCAD, the works in this exhibition interrogate disciplinary brackets of art and design practice and illuminate the adventures of interdisciplinary thinking and making. The exhibition also features EVENTINGS [sic] — special performances and screenings on Saturday, May 23 — and a graduate student publication.

The exhibition features works by Robert Appleton, Sarah Beck, Philippe Blanchard, Danielle Bleackley, Guillermina Buzio, David Green, Sandy Groebner, Karen Justl, Sean Martindale, Hazel Meyer, Sean Procyk and Hilary Roche.

INTERDUCTION [sic]
May 21 to June 6
Opening reception: Thursday, May 21, 6 to 10 p.m.
EVENTINGS [sic]: performances on Saturday, May 23, 3 to 6 p.m.

OCAD Graduate Exhibition Space
Room 104, Ground Level, 205 Richmond Street West (entrance on Duncan Street just south of Richmond West), Toronto
Public gallery hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 12 to 5 p.m.

For more information about The Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media & Design program and activities surrounding the exhibition please visit www.ocad.ca > Academic Programs > Graduate Studies.

About the Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD)
The Ontario College of Art & Design (www.ocad.ca) is Canada’s “university of the imagination.” OCAD is dedicated to art and design education, practice and research and to knowledge and invention across a wide range of disciplines. The university is building on its traditional, studio-based strengths, adding new approaches to learning that champion cross-disciplinarity, collaboration and the integration of emerging technologies. In the Age of Imagination, OCAD community members will be uniquely qualified to act as catalysts for the next advances in culture, technology and quality of life for all Canadians.

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For more information please contact:

Sarah Mulholland, Media & Communications Officer, OCAD
416.977.6000 Ext. 327 (mobile Ext. 1327)

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