Next New Discourses Debate November 19th

November 16, 2012
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NEW DISCOURSES FOR A TIRED CENTURY: A debate series 7:30 PM November 19th at the Gladstone Hotel. Over the next 5 months The Department of Unusual Certainties is hosting the debate series New Discourses for a Tired Century at the Gladstone Hotel. Over the course of this series 16 illuminated voices, coming from a range […]

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Be it resolved political discourse in Canada has lost any sense of quality or depth.

October 16, 2012
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Department of Unusual Certainties presents NEW DISCOURSES FOR A TIRED CENTURY: a debate series October 23rd, at the Gladstone Hotel.  Is the future hopeless?… Is the democratic process in Canada in crisis?… Can we understand the city as whole?… Are Canadians committed to building a just society?… Over the next 5 months The Department of […]

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VENICE HOLIDAY/UPDATE

August 13, 2012
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DoUC takes holidays and this year we are pleased to be spending part of that time in Venice, IT. As a strategic partner of the Migrating Landscapes Organizer (Canada’s selection for the 2012 Venice Biennale of Architecture). DoUC will be presenting our contribution – Making History. Making History takes the form of a 2×3 foldable […]

Timeline of Currency

July 18, 2012
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Department of Unusual Certainties presented Timeline of Currency for Doors Open Toronto 2012 in the One King West building. One King West is a condominium built upon a historic building that had previously been operating as a bank for 100+ years.  Through the buildings transformation aspects of the banks infrastructure have been perserved – specifically its vault and […]

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Another Way to Eat #MOVE2012

July 14, 2012
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Another Way to Eat is one of ten proposals for the future of transportation presented at MOVE: Transportation Expo. MOVE is hosted by Evergreen at the Brickworks and was developed in collaboration with the Institute without Boundaries. Each of the proposals is rooted in ideas first articulated at a charrette in the winter; with those working groups, […]

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NXNE PECHA KUCHA NIGHT!

July 11, 2012
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On June 14th DoUC had the privilege of being one of 10 presenters for Pecha Kucha Toronto #16 part of this year’s NXNE music festival. DoUC’s presentation “Change through time” looked at three of our recent projects with attention to how we represent time and how we experience it – both you and us! You can see the presentation […]

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Life Cycle of the Programless Pavilion

July 3, 2012
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Art of the Danforth Innovators’ Fair: A series of Programless Pavilions opened May 20, 2012 as Department of Unusual Certainties’ contribution to Art of the Danforth. DoUC inserted three sculptural forms into East Lynn Park constituting the Innovators’ Fair. DoUC intends to publish a small pamphlet for the project later in the Fall.

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