By Josie Northern Harrison, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Shift Magazine
“Social media is having an increasing impact on architectural education, history and practice at home and abroad,” writes Evan Pavka for Canadian Art. His article, “On Instagram, Archives and Architecture,” looks at the archival nature of social media and how those in the field of architecture — including Daniels Faculty lecturer Adrian Phiffer — are using platforms such as instagram.
PULP: paper art party — co-founded by a collective that includes third year Master of Architecture student Rotem Yaniv and Mikael Sydor (MArch 2015) — celebrates its 5th anniversary this year on Saturday, January 14th. “Devoted to the integration of design, architecture, environmental awareness, and social activity to enhance communities around the city,” the annual event includes live music, art, and a late-night dance party.
How to Make Space, curated by Sessional Lecturer Jennifer Davis (MArch 2011) and Su-Ying Lee (MVS 2011), was recently profiled in Canadian Architect. The exhibition, which took place last summer, from June 25 to July 23 in Hong Kong, highlighted “the powerful way in which female migrant workers in Hong Kong, China, use temporary structures to create community.”