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The Intermission: Grad Show


Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Industry Reception


Doors Open



The Liberty Grand

25 British Columbia Rd, Toronto

The Intermission is the 2016 York/Sheridan Program in Design’s annual showcase of the best work produced by its graduating class. It is a night for the industry to connect with emerging designers and explore their works, and for students to celebrate their past four years of hard work with you!

Getting to the Show

Getting to the Show

29 Dufferin → Saskatchewan Rd
504 King → Dufferin St
509 Harbourfront → Manitoba Dr
Lakeshore West → Exhibition
Get directions on Google Maps

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the show free?

Yes, absolutely. However, we do help fund the event through sponsorships. If you’re interested in supporting this or future years, get in touch.

What can I expect to see and do at the show?

The show is an opportunity to browse the work and meet in-person with grads from one of Canada’s top design programs.

Will there be drinks?

Yes, we’ll have a cash bar available throughout the night.

What is the 'Industry Reception' portion of the show?

We dedicate a part of the night exclusively to people working in the design and creative industries. All students will be there to answer any questions about their work and experience. No ticket or registration is required.

I'll be at FITC on April 19th. Can I still come?

Definitely! The FITC schedule ends at 6pm on April 19th. We’re open until 11pm, so there’s lots of time if you’d like to swing by in the evening.

Where can I park my car?

There is a parking area located beside the Liberty Grand that will be available.

Come Meet the Cast!

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Book Design
And everyone, somewhere, is someone.

And everyone, somewhere, is someone is my exploration of memory, self, and cultural landscapes. In particular, I am interested in visually communicating non-representational geographies and memory-identity. This book is my personal expression of these explorations — all imageries are personal and my own. Bits and pieces of Owain Jones’ Geography, Memory and Non-Representational Geographies, from Geography Compass have been included. It is a beautifully written article that approaches these concepts in more eloquence than I can ever hope to express in words.


My curiosity began when I came across Andrew Solomon’s speech on the TED stage: Love, No Matter What. He makes the differentiation between vertical and horizontal identities. Vertical identities are attributes that are directly inherited, usually from a familial framework, while horizontal identities are commonly acquired from the environment or peer groups. Personally, I am a second generation immigrant and a child of the digital age. Both aspects cause a loss of vertical identity, leading me on this exploration of landscape and identity.

There are ecologies of memory that exist between the public and the private, between larger histories and those of families and individuals, between memory functions, material, texts, images and senses. — Owain Jones


Diaspora and migrant themes are not unique, but common elements enable us to emphasize and see commonality between one another. They allow for connection in unlikely places. Each story is a combination of many elements, granting us both connection and individualism.

This is a conversation between you and the land you come from, between the stories you inherit and the realities you experience, and all the spaces in between.

Non-Representational Information

From the beginning, this project aims to convey an interlinking of shared experiences through individual stories. It is also a visual experimentation to contrast representational information — such as geography, topography, and maps — with qualitative ones of human narratives, cultural values, emotional truths, and identities.