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Don't Miss It!

This is Madness II!, an exhibition of art produced by students of A History of Madness (DST 500) is currently on display in the Oakham Café (on campus at 63 Gould Street).

An Olympic Tour De Force!

Out from Under: Disability, History and Things to Remember has now returned home after a successful run as part of the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad!  Click here to catch up on media reports from the tour.



Exhibitions and Installations

This is Madness Poster

This is Madness II!

2011 Opening Night Event
You are invited to the Opening Night event for This Is Madness! 2011 – An Art show presented by students of a History of Madness. The show will feature artwork from 33 students from all five faculties at Ryerson in a variety of media, including paintings, sculptures, photographs, textiles, scrapbooks and more.
Event Details:
The Art Show will run from February 1 - 28, 2011.
The Oakham Café, 63 Gould Street (at Church St.). The venue is accessible.
Please click here for the poster.
This Is Madness! would like to thank its sponsors: the Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson, the Ryerson Student Union, the School of Disability Studies, and A-WAY Express Courier, a survivor-run business.

Click here for the photos from the event.


Exterior exhibit wall showing title "Out From Under: Disability, History and Things to Remember"Out From Under: Disability, History and Things to Remember is a groundbreaking exhibit that pays tribute to the resilience, creativity, and the civic and cultural contributions of Canadians with disabilities. The first of its kind in Canada, Out from Under was produced by students, faculty and alumni from Ryerson University's School of Disability Studies.  The exhibition was featured at the Royal Ontario Museum from April 17 to July 13, 2008, and has recently completed a two-week run in partnership with Kickstart Festival 2010, as part of the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad

A web-based edition of the exhibit, with interactive multimedia, learning resources and accessibility features, is available here

Click below to watch a brief 'teaser' video slideshow of images from the ROM exhibit.

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Interior shot of Out from Under exhibit, showing the Installations titled 'Naming', 'Dressing', 'Measuring', and 'Breathing'.

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