On Fri Sept. 30 Join Jane's Walk Director Denise Pinto on a guided tour of Dundas West's Lower Junction. This walking discussion will cover themes relevant to the route, exploring the past, present and future of this...


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10,000 Eyes was a campaign launched in 2011 by Golfstromen and the Rotterdam Police Dept to help diminish crime in the district of Delfshaven. Sticker kits were distributed to shopkeepers and volunteers helped erect large scale eyes onto tall...


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'Beauty emerges when design misbehaves', says Alex Josephson, co-founder of the award-winning architecture and design studio PARTISANS. He is the only Canadian to ever receive the New York Prize Fellowship from the Van Allen Institute and was recently...


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Here's a preview of FORMS opening night Wednesday Sept 28 at The Great Hall.

Tickets avail here, full lineup here


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Selby Gildemacher is a conceptual artist and lecturer based in Amsterdam. His work often involves animating space through humour with an ironic view of modern society. It is often site and time specific, using interactivity to make the viewer...


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By the year 2050 it is projected that 70% of the planet’s population will live in urban areas. With such accelerated urban expansion having little or nothing to do with life in the natural world, we are arguably on a...


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FORMS Summit Schedule

FORMS SUMMIT, running Sept 28-30 at The Great Hall and Rally, is a series of conversations between creative thinkers from Toronto and abroad in fields spanning architecture, urban design, technology and digital media arts who are...


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Calgary transplant Sergio Levels (Sandro Petrillo) does a little bit of everything from producing and teaching electronic music production to promoting, running a label and DJing. His solo work - heavily inspired by dub techno legends and loop...


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FORMS is looking for some great people to help make our first year a huge success. In exchange for working with us, you’ll receive full access to the festival for you and a friend, plus a few extra perks we'll...


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Taking influence from the techno of her Midwest roots, the Berlin-based artist has developed a unique take on electronic music, combining the machine pulse of hardware and software instruments (synthesizers, samplers, drum machines) with her own voice to address physical...


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OPEN CALL: FICTION WRITERS INTERESTED IN URBAN EXPLORATION

FORMS is looking for fiction writers and photographers interested in urban exploration and location-based storytelling to participate in a unique writing challenge and exhibition.

As part of The Invisible City project...


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There are no words to describe experiencing a Nonotak performance. You just have to see it to understand. Combining experimental techno and stunning projection mapping techniques, this interactive sound and light show immediately envelopes the audience with kinetic, immersive and...


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Pop-Up City is a widely read urban culture and design blog featuring inspiring projects initiated by people who actively and creatively transform public spaces. It celebrates the social energy of cities, focusing on "city­ making" and emphasizing a city's people...


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Leonieke Verhoog co-founded FigureRunning in 2011. The app allows users to create art pieces while working out. To date, the app has been downloaded over a million times worldwide and has inspired several other collaborative projects from international typeface drawing...


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Heralded as “one of the most exciting young composers in North America” by the Guardian and a “unique navigator of the electronic world” by NPR, Kara-Lis Coverdale is a fiercely independent voice in new music that champions omnivorous approach to...


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