Itch: A Dialogue in Noise

January’s DwD hosted an interactive installation in OCAD’s main lobby, a space for encountering random and performed noise and meaning. Juxtaposed with the greatly-anticipated talks of Nick Cave and Ebony Patterson happening in the auditorium at the same time, our living installation offered a vibrant invitation to visitors in Toronto’s art community that were unable […]

Grounding Practices that Enable Emergence in Dialogue

Design and engagement practitioners have adopted mindfulness approaches to large group participation recently, that help participants move from “heady” intellectual interactions to more embodied states of presence and awareness. Perhaps the most well-known approach is that of Theory U (Presencing), which has been applied in a huge range of process contexts, including in the 2015 […]

The Alpha Expression Workshop

DwD often hosts more open-ended, playful learning workshops in the summer months. For August we hosted Dexter Ico, well known as a video coach, with his Alpha Expression workshop. The experience we explored together: Can we be self-expressed on demand?  The promise: Discover your capacity to be yourself with others, on stage, on camera, on demand. […]