POP / CAN / CRIT

WHAT: POP / CAN / CRIT 2017: Marketing and Promotion of Architecture in Canada
WHERE: Design Exchange, Toronto
WHEN: Friday, October 27, 2017
COST: $45 general admission / $35 student admission
TICKETS: Purchase on Eventbrite
SHARE: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram — use the hashtag #PopCanCrit


SPEAKERS & GUESTS:

  • Alex Bozikovic: Globe and Mail, architecture critic
  • Younes Bounhar: doublespace photography, architectural photographer
  • Amanda Large: doublespace photography, architectural photographer
  • Naomi Kriss: Kriss Communications, principal + founder
  • Johanna Hurme: 5468796 Architecture, architect + co-founder
  • Susan Algie: Winnipeg Architecture Foundation
  • Ben Rahn: A Frame Studio, architectural photographer
  • Alex Josephson: PARTISANS, co-founder
  • Shelley True: True Dot Design, strategic marketing, branding + design
  • Norm Li: Norm Li, architectural graphic specialist
  • Veronica Gillies: Henriquez Partners Architects, architect + director of innovation
  • Mark Busse: HCMA Architecture + Design, director of creativity + engagement
  • Monica Adair: Acre Architects, architect + co-founder
  • Toon Dreessen: Dreessen Cardinal Architects, architect + president
  • Vincent Hui: Ryerson University, associate chair, department of architectural science
  • Adrian Phiffer: University of Toronto – John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Lecturer, and Office of Adrian Phiffer
  • Nicola Spunt: PARTISANS, director of content and culture

EVENT SCHEDULE:

Stay tuned for further information

HOW TO REGISTER:

Please purchase your tickets on Eventbrite.

CONTACT:

Feel free to email us with any questions you have about the conference: popcancrit@spacing.ca

LOCATION:

The symposium will take place at the Design Exchange in Toronto, 234 Bay Street.

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POP / CAN / CRIT 2016

The following information is for the POP/CAN/CRIT event in 2016

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PODCAST:

Spacing Radio documented POP / CAN / CRIT and produced a two-part podcast. You can subscribe to Spacing radio on iTunes or Soundcloud or listen directly from this page.

PART 1:

PART 2:


PHOTOS OF THE CONFERENCE:

Check out the photos of POP / CAN / CRIT to see who attended.


VIDEO:

Pop Can Crit 2016 from John Serviss on Vimeo.


MEDIA:

Canadian Architect editor-in-chief Elsa Lam wrote about the conference.

Building magazine also wrote about the event.


Thank you for helping make POP / CAN / CRIT such a success. Here is the information from our 2016 event. Please note that 2017 information will be made available in the Spring.

WHAT: POP / CAN / CRIT — Current Conditions in Popular Canadian Architecture Criticism
WHERE: Carleton University, Ottawa
WHEN: Friday, October 21, 2016
COST: $15 ($10 for students) The event is sold out (see below for more details)
SHARE: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram — use the hashtag #PopCanCrit

POP / CAN / CRIT

POP / CAN / CRIT: Current Conditions in Popular Canadian Architecture Criticism is a public architecture event that will investigate the conditions of architecture criticism in Canada today. The symposium will bring together 12 of Canada’s leading critical architectural voices, and will see both invited speakers and those in attendance discuss and debate the current state, effectiveness, and future potentials of a professional criticism intended for the general public. As such, the symposium will explore the public, professional, and academic conversations surrounding criticism today, as well as broaden its public audience and understanding. This is an unprecedented occasion within Canada, bringing together the best in Canadian criticism to discuss the state of criticism itself.

SPEAKERS & GUESTS:

  • Shawn Micallef: Spacing, senior editor
  • Alex Bozikovic: Globe and Mail, architecture critic
  • Christopher Hume: Former Toronto Star urban affairs critic
  • Lisa Rochon: Architecture Critic, Author, Design Strategist
  • Sophie Gironnay: Maison de l’architecture du Québec, co-founder and director
  • Elsa Lam: Canadian Architect, editor-in-chief
  • Ian Chodikoff: Architect and urban designer
  • Rhys Phillips: Building and Canadian Interiors, associate editor
  • Trevor Boddy: Architecture curator, critic and consultant
  • David Theodore: McGill University School of Architecture, assistant professor, architecture writer
  • Marco Polo: Ryerson University Department of Architectural Science, associate professor
  • Maria Cook: Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, manager, communications and advocacy

EVENT SCHEDULE:

For the full program and list of panels, please download our event schedule [PDF].

HOW TO REGISTER:

The event is sold out but contact popcancrit@spacing.ca to be put on an overflow/wait list See the Eventbrite invitation.

CONTACT:

Feel free to email us with any questions you have about the conference: popcancrit@spacing.ca

LOCATION:

The conference will take place at the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism at Carleton University in Ottawa. It is located at 

POSTER DOWNLOAD

Can you help spread the word about this event? Feel free to download our poster [PDF] and put it up!


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