CANADA CONSTRUCTED: architecture, landscape, history
Have an interest in visual culture and art theory but not quite sure what it entails? Find out in this interview! Here, we chat with Dr. Mark Cheetham, Professor of Art History at U of T, about his research around eco art, art making, and curation. He discusses a variety of projects in which he has been involved and his hopes for the future of the study of space in Canada…
After a busy start to the academic year, we are back and ready to share exciting work with you once again! This fall, we will be posting a series of interviews with scholars and practitioners whose work intersects with Canadian architecture, landscapes, and history in various (and often unexpected) ways. Our interviewees include professors fromContinue reading “Fall interview series”
In the spring of 2021, a number of students took part in the Canada Constructed internship opportunities, under the course code FAH481H1 in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto. Here, fourth-year student Patrick Handrigan reflects on his internship experience with the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario NextGen program… Tell us about yourself and placement! Hello!Continue reading “My internship with… ACO NextGen”
Housed in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto, this new initiative offers undergraduate courses, experiential learning, and internships in the field of the architecture and landscapes of Canada. Beyond formal studies, we aim to spread knowledge and enthusiasm for the built environment in Canada to the wider community through research seminars, conferences, and more. This project is led by Professor Christy Anderson and Professor Joseph L. Clarke, along with Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Jessica Mace.
Why study the built environment of Canada?
With a second-year level course, a fourth-year seminar, and a projected first-year foundations course, there are plenty of opportunities for study in this exciting field.
Are you interested in gaining practical experience in the field of Canadian architecture, design, and landscapes?
Look no further!
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This project is supported by the Learning & Education Advancement Fund at the University of Toronto