Jul 22 — Call for Facilitators — Community Control and Digital Infrastructure in Northern Ontario

Con­ver­sa­tion Facil­i­ta­tors — Call for Appli­ca­tions Com­mu­ni­ty Con­trol and Dig­i­tal Infra­struc­ture in North­ern Ontario EXTENDED appli­ca­tion dead­line: Sep­tem­ber 15, 2020 Join our Face­book group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MediaArtsNorthernOntario The Media Arts Net­work of Ontario (MANO) and Indige­nous Cul­ture and Media Inno­va­tion (ICMI) are pleased to announce the launch of a com­mu­ni­ty-based project. Orig­i­nal­ly con­ceived as a series of […] Read More

New Adventures in Sound Art

New Adven­tures in Sound Art (NAISA) is a non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tion, for­mer­ly based in Toron­to, that presents per­for­mances and instal­la­tions span­ning the entire spec­trum of elec­troa­coustic and exper­i­men­tal sound art. NAISA has been oper­at­ing the NAISA North Media Arts Cen­tre since 2017, locat­ed in the cen­tre of the vil­lage of South Riv­er at 106 Ottawa Ave., a short dis­tance from Algo­nquin Park, at […] Read More

Subtle Technologies

Sub­tle Tech­nolo­gies is a Toron­to-based artist-run plat­form for com­mu­ni­ty-build­ing and knowl­edge-shar­ing at the inter­sec­tion of art, sci­ence and tech­nol­o­gy. Our activ­i­ties invite a curi­ous pub­lic to engage with ideas at the lead­ing-edge of Cana­di­an cre­ativ­i­ty while act­ing as an orga­ni­za­tion­al node for col­lab­o­ra­tion and exchange between diverse com­mu­ni­ties work­ing across dis­ci­plines. Through strate­gic part­ner­ships we […] Read More

Hamilton Artists Inc.

As an artist-run cen­tre, empow­ers artists of all career lev­els to take risks with their con­tem­po­rary visu­al arts prac­tices and present their work in a crit­i­cal con­text. Our exhi­bi­tions, pub­li­ca­tions, and spe­cial projects offer edu­ca­tion and men­tor­ship, facil­i­tate region­al and nation­al dia­logue, and encour­age col­lab­o­ra­tion, con­ver­sa­tion, and crit­i­cal inquiry. Our pro­grams are free and open […] Read More

May 19 — Sustaining Collectives and Emerging Organizations in the Arts

As part of an ongo­ing series of dis­cus­sions respond­ing to the needs of arts groups in the COVID-19 cri­sis the Media Arts Net­work of Ontario part­nered with Crit­i­cal Dis­tance Cen­tre for Cura­tors to host con­ver­sa­tions with emerg­ing arts orga­ni­za­tions and col­lec­tives. This open let­ter pro­pos­es a pro­gram to address one of the core issues iden­ti­fied […] Read More

Gamma Space Collaborative Studio

  Gam­ma Space Col­lab­o­ra­tive Stu­dio is a non­prof­it cowork­ing space and shared resource hub for any­one work­ing in — and exper­i­ment­ing with — games and inter­ac­tive dig­i­tal media. www.gammaspace.ca   Read More

Case Works – Peer Support Network Now Available

MANO is pleased to announce the launch of the Case Works – Peer Sup­port Net­work. Build­ing on MANO’s mod­el of direct peer to peer sup­port as a prac­ti­cal and polit­i­cal frame­work for mutu­al aid Case Works seeks to expand our net­work and make these sup­ports more acces­si­ble. Man­aged by an affin­i­ty group of artists and […] Read More

Statement of Solidarity – On the Payment of Artists

Since mid-March 2020 MANO has been meet­ing with mem­ber orga­ni­za­tions and media arts groups from across Cana­da to dis­cuss the impacts of the COVID-19 cri­sis. This work includes numer­ous sub-com­mit­tees and affin­i­ty groups address­ing spe­cif­ic issues, the clar­i­fi­ca­tion of pay scales for the dis­sem­i­na­tion of artists work online has been one group. This state­ment of sol­i­dar­i­ty […] Read More