Thresholds

ThresholdsOverviewEpisode 1Episode 2Episode 3Episode 4Episode 5Thresholds is a new Koffler.Digital podcast hosted and produced by Maya Bedward in collaboration with members of Holland Bloorview’s Youth Advisory Council. Presented in 5 parts, each episode of Thresholds explores the experiences of these youth with disabilities, as they transition into the adult world. The production of Thresholds took place over the fall of …

There Are Times and Places

There are Times and Places is inspired and informed by recent scholarship that reconsiders traditional ways of viewing and engaging on the Internet. The uncertainty that shrouded the rise of the Internet-age in the mid 1990s, namely the concern surrounding the platform’s anticipated effect on culture, commerce, technology and the various ways societies functioned prompted Metis Cree Canadian film director …

There are Times and Places — Splash Page

OverviewEnter ExhibitionAbout the ArtistsThere are Times and Places is a virtual project produced and presented by Koffler.Digital, a free online platform and program of the Koffler Centre of the Arts. The project features four original artworks by artists asinnajaq, Dayna Danger, Coco Guzman, Mani Mazinani and Wuulhu, each exploring ways in which the Internet functions (and sometimes fails) as an …

Tiana Reid | ECONOMIES OF CARE

Overview Room for Taking CareDo you see me?A Labour of LabourBad ExamplesDoing the DishesReading ListAbout the Artists A MULTIMEDIA PROJECT EXPLORING THE POLITICS OF CARE The domestic is messy territory. It can refer simply to the home (which we know is in fact not at all a simple place), domestic work (both paid and unpaid), domestic workers (often immigrants), the …

Erica Cristobal | ECONOMIES OF CARE

Overview Room for Taking CareDo you see me?A Labour of LabourBad ExamplesDoing the DishesReading ListAbout the ArtistsMy dad has a small house in Angadanan, Isabela, Philippines that is filled with framed family photos and scattered with electric fans to ease the scorching temperatures. Upon my arrival to this place in 2017, I was greeted by relatives and neighbors who had …

Florence Yee | ECONOMIES OF CARE

Overview Room for Taking CareDo you see me?A Labour of LabourBad ExamplesDoing the DishesReading ListAbout the ArtistsA Labour of Labour is a series of artwork by interdisciplinary artist Florence Yee that explore the intergenerational dynamics of communication and labour. Through subsequent conversational interviews with friends and family, the artist reflects on how they’ve internalized ethics of work and care from …

Serena Lee | ECONOMIES OF CARE

Overview Room for Taking CareDo you see me?A Labour of LabourBad ExamplesDoing the DishesReading ListAbout the Artists A MULTIMEDIA PROJECT EXPLORING THE POLITICS OF CARE I vaguely remember the only time I recognized my mum, a single mother, accepting help from someone in our home: her youngest sister was in the kitchen washing our dishes. In 2017, I began the …

Kara Manso | ECONOMIES OF CARE

Overview Room for Taking CareDo you see me?A Labour of LabourBad ExamplesDoing the DishesReading ListAbout the ArtistsReflecting upon the impact of isolation and the challenges many Care Workers face in Canada, artist Kara Manso has given each Care Worker in this Wimmelbook-style illustration a story mined from her own experience as a former Care Worker and a current organizer with …

ECONOMIES OF CARE

Overview Room for Taking CareDo you see me?A Labour of LabourBad ExamplesDoing the DishesReading ListAbout the ArtistsEconomies of Care is a digital, multimedia project that explores meaningful approaches and empathetic ideas around care and ethical labour practices across communities. Driven by the experiences and stories of Care Workers as well as broader strategies of support inherent to the domestic realm, …

Reading List | ECONOMIES OF CARE – Koffler.Digital

Overview Room for Taking CareDo you see me?A Labour of LabourBad ExamplesDoing the DishesReading ListAbout the Artists  Take a look through the resources below. These resources can be saved to this custom reading list for you to email to yourself or a friend! SHARE   Browse online resources related to Economies of Care, and add items to your custom reading list. …