McLuhan's Poetics: Modernism and Media offers the insights of artists, filmmakers, poets and architects exploring how modernist literature shaped McLuhan’s’ understanding of techne and technology, and what the poetry and art of the present reveal about our mentality today.
Panel participants are Bruce Elder –Ryerson University; Philip Beesley – architect, University of Waterloo; Paul Hoffert – York University; Morley Markson – designer, photographer, filmmaker and writer; Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof – filmmaker, Ryerson University, and Dot Tuer – cultural theorist, OCADU.
Date: Wednesday July 20, 2011
Time: 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:45 p.m.
Place: The University of Toronto, Faculty of Information - 140 St. George Street.
The MLN Festival a new collaborative initiative, has gathered visionaries, artists, architects, writers, musicians, academics and technology experts, business brokers and entrepreneurs, for a week-long public celebration, exploration and exchange of ideas about the work and ideas of Marshall McLuhan.
Media installations, panel discussions and special events will take place throughout the city of Toronto from Monday, July 18, 2011 to Sunday, July 24, 2011.
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McLuhan Legacy Network
The McLuhan Legacy Network (MLN) is a not-for-profit organization whose vision is to present local, national and international programming dedicated to celebrated Herbert Marshall McLuhan's legacy, restore and foster the community of McLuhan scholars, and support McLuhan legacy Projects.