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The City of Total Awareness

September 16, 2014 by


“The NSA, with the active support of Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and allied secret services, has achieved “total awareness.” Geert Lovink In their latest project, The City of Total Awareness, Department of Unusual Certainties attempts to map the city of “total awareness” revealing both the physical infrastructure that makes it possible, while also exploring the new social […]

Opt0ut Man at CIVIC Space // Windsor

November 12, 2013 by


OptOut Man November 8 to 30, 2013 CIVIC SPACE // 411 Pelissier Ave, Windsor, ON Drop by Nov 23rd, between noon to 5pm, to talk taxes Opt0ut Man is everyone – the belief that we give, but do not receive. Our society has been built on the ideal that we are all in this together. […]

Buying and Selling

September 11, 2013 by


Buying and Selling Created in collaboration with Sara French Part of the monumental public art exhibition Land|Slide: Possible Futures Co-presented by FADO Performance Art Centre September 21, 2013 to October 14, 2013               There is no choice, except when you have one.                […]

Final #NewDiscourses Debate

February 17, 2013 by


Join us for the final debate in the New Discourses series. On Wednesday February 20, starting at 7:30pm Chris Schafer and Alistair Newton (con block) will join Niomi Cherney and Norm Jezioranski (pro block) in unpacking the statement: “Be it resolved Canadians are committed to building a just society.” Here is one man’s vision: “It […]

Award Season: All of the parties you’ve never been invited to…

February 1, 2013 by


Winner of the the Toronto Design Offsite Festival’s Viewers’ Choice Award Department of Unusual Certainties, working in cooperation with Thea Jones, have won big. Their installation, All the parties you’ve never been invited to… (ATP…) ,  has won the Viewers’ Choice Award for Best Event at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival. ATP…, framed the dance floor, of the […]

All of the parties you’ve never been invited to…

January 25, 2013 by


Department of Unusual Certainties & Thea Jones invite you to… ALL OF THE PARTIES YOU HAVE NEVER BEEN INVITED TO BEFORE Department of Unusual Certainties would like to invite you to the Love Design Party January 26th, 10pm at the Gladstone Hotel, where they will be presenting their video installation  All of the parties you have never […]

New Discourses @ Toronto Design Offsite Festival

January 16, 2013 by


The third instalment of the New Discourses for a Tired Century debate series is on Monday January 21, 7:30pm @ the Gladstone Hotel. Marcin Kedzior and Thomas Provost (for the resolution) will meet Kristina Ljubanovic and Sabrina Dominguez (against the resolution) in consideration of this month’s resolution: “Be it resolved, we can no longer conceive of the city as a whole.” New […]


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