Students of CCT 414, Technologies of Space and Time, presented their final projects on March 27th for the Monday Night Seminar. For this assignment, students were tasked to tackle a space in Toronto and discuss spatial and/or temporal power dynamics in a creative way. Every project challenged some form of power relationship that currently exists […]Read more "The CCT 414 Class’ Final Project Presentations"
On the 30th of January, students of CCT 414, Technologies of Space & Time, had their first assignment due. They had to review a piece of media (a film, book, videogame, or television show) and tie it to course themes of space & time. When discussing the different pieces of media we wrote our papers […]Read more "Why Black Mirror is So Relatable to CCIT Students"
In the heart of a crowded parking lot, surrounded by large buildings and a few skyscrapers in the distance, stands a very small house. From Queens Park, you can see this house crammed between rows of cars and a large shed that stores lawn mowers, and immediately think, “that shouldn’t be there”. This house, upon […]Read more "The Message of “The Medium is The Message”"
As students of CCT 414, Technologies of Space & Time, assemble their groups for their final assignments, they must begin thinking about spaces to reimagine in Toronto. At the end of the term, students are to present at a Monday Night Seminar at the McLuhan Centre for Culture & Technology.Read more "Rethinking Space in Toronto"
No, not the buddy cop action-comedy trilogy featuring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. Rush hour: the time of the day when you decide to endure that annoying commute to school or work every morning at around 8am or that long commute home at 5pm.Read more "Rush Hour: The Power of Time"
By “space”, I don’t mean the final frontier or the vast amounts of nothingness you “see” as you peer into the sky. By “space”, I’m referring to the spaces around you. Buildings, rooms, street corners, plazas, and libraries; the space that exists around us, or rather, the particular spaces that we exist in. CCT 414, […]Read more "Rethinking Space: Place or Non-Place?"