The Future: Before is a retrospective exhibition of works by pioneering Canadian media artist, Nancy Paterson. Interactive works, never before seen in Toronto, will be on view from April 4 – May 26, 2018.
Why I Design is an annual event hosted by The Museum Of Vancouver that invites visitors to explore and celebrate innovation in action. Dozens of designers are stationed throughout the museum to discuss their work with attendees throughout the evening. With over 20 Vancouver-based designers, Why I Design 2016 is an experience packed with innovation and intrigue.
Visual simulations of human selfhood populate the online world. They conjure an anxiety brought upon by the unsettling yet subtle otherness characteristic of digital replications. The imperative to translate identity online hinges on a deep disjuncture between the realness of the organic world and the constructedness of the virtual. This unresolvable tension fuels the insatiable impulse to perform and present one’s self – digitally.