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Sorlie Madox

Sorlie Madox (University of Toronto B.A. – Japanese Studies; OCAD B.F.A. – Ceramics + Metalsmithing) I am a cartoonist-artist-writer-scholar-chajin-queer-patient-potter-craftsperson-designer. Since MS has put me in a wheelchair, these formerly fixed things have become moving targets Read more…

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Samantha Yammine

Samantha is a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto studying how stem cells build, maintain, and can repair the brain. She is also a Science Communicator who loves making science more accessible and fun Read more…

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Lina Kim

Lina Kim is the Senior Services Specialist for Service Innovation at Toronto Public Library. She is part of a team that supports the library’s digital innovation and technology services and spaces across the city.

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Ab. Velasco

Ab. Velasco is the Manager of Innovation at Toronto Public Library. Ab. and his teammates oversee the library’s digital innovation and technology spaces and the development of programs and partnerships to support these spaces.

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David Hamilton

David is a journalist, writer, and founder ofLab T.O. Coworking – an independent shared workspace in Toronto. His primary focus is on the interplay between technology, economics, and society.

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Marcus Gordon

Having joined the OCAD U PHASE Lab in 2014 when working on a collaborative research project on neural imaging, Marcus began to use his design and photography skills in an art research capacity. He was Read more…

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Sabine Spare

Sabine Spare is a Toronto-based designer, maker, educator and materials enthusiast. Compelled to push boundaries, Spare’s practices of making, exploring, teaching, researching, collaborating, and dreaming always circle back to the textile. With a focus on Read more…

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Zak Kain

Zak is a designer, writer, and weird artist. He’s worked in tech for almost 10 years—watching the second bubble grow, inflate, and threaten to burst. He’s fascinated by the intersection of aesthetics, politics, and material Read more…

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