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SAUGA 2030

September 27, 2011

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SAUGA 2030 is an iPhone app and installation that looks at a future Mississauga and its public spaces in the year 2030. It debuted at the Art Gallery of Mississauga in the summer of 2011 as a part of the Meet Us On the Commons show.  Through demographic and statistical projections, science fiction coppings, and […]

Spaces of Negotiation

September 22, 2011

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Spaces of Negotiation is a sculptural installation that teases apart the complexity of a current labour dispute in Hamilton, ON. One year ago DoUC started a research project about Hamilton focused by a broad question about the use of ‘creative economy’ rhetoric to negate the city’s strong industrial economy. Two months into that project US Steel locked […]

Hamilton Field Work – A Tour With Tony Butler

August 30, 2011

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DoUC is in the middle of preparations for a show at the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre called Hammering Away opening September 9th 2011.  Our contribution, called Spaces of Negotiation, looks at the broader landscape in which issues of the lockout between Local 1005 and U.S. Steel take place in the city and abroad. While […]

Mississauga: A Retrospective Science Fiction

July 15, 2011

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“Sauga 2030″ – DoUC’s foray into science fiction city narratives mediated through smart phone based applications – premieres next week at the Art Gallery of Mississauga as a part of the Meet Us On The Commons show, curated by Elizabeth Underhill. The main product being exhibited is an audio driving tour smart phone application – […]

Toronto Parkettes and the New City Landscape

July 7, 2011

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The summer 2011 edition of Harbourfront Centre’s Architecture Room is entitled New City Landscape and features the works of Department of Unusual Certainties, Khoury Levit Fong, David Lieberman, and Jason Van Horne. New City Landscape aims to explore the new role of landscape in urban design thinking – how landscape as a conceptual tool and […]

Visualizar ’11- Back from Madrid

July 6, 2011

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On Thursday June 29, DoUC employee Christopher Pandolfi completed his time at Medialab Prado’s Visualizar ’11 with the presentation of From Extraction to Reaction (final presentation video to follow). You can read the project description below as well as see a demonstration of the final application developed by the project team here. DoUC would like to thank […]

A Play Nation Preview

June 29, 2011

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The programming team at the Design Exchange have been pulling late hours all week getting ready for the Play Nation show opening this Canada Day.  Play Nation looks at the culture of outdoor recreation in Canada, and how our own hinterland has influenced the design of our recreation equipment. DoUC have contributed to the show […]

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