News

Now and then Monica’s work is mentioned in the media. Check out the links below for examples.


Canadian School Libraries Journal, March 2, 2018
http://journal.canadianschoollibraries.ca/ontarios-school-libraries-and-treaties-recognition-week/

Monica and David Plain visit the Brantford Collegiate Institute and Vocational School in Brantford, Ontario to talk to Grades 7 to 12 students about treaties.


Secret Life of Canada, October 5, 2017
https://passport2017.ca/articles/episode-2-secret-life-ipperwash-beach

Monica is interviewed for Episode 2 of The Secret Life of Canada podcast, focusing on the colonial history of Ipperwash Beach. (Starts at 12:25 and runs to 15:54.)


Canadian Film Centre, 2016
http://cfccreates.com/productions/392-the-ipperwash-beach-walk

The Ipperwash Beach Walk is featured as one of the CFC Media Lab’s completed projects on the Canadian Film Centre web site.


OCAD University, July 29, 2016
http://www.ocadu.ca/academics/graduate-studies/digital-futures.htm

The Ipperwash Beach Walk is featured as an “outstanding thesis project” on the main page of the Masters in Digital Futures program.OutstandingThesisProjects2


CFC Media Lab, April 29, 2016
http://cfccreates.com/news/622-best-wishes-digital-future-graduates-on-destination-tomorrow

The Ipperwash Beach Walk is one of 20 Master’s thesis projects defended during the 2016 Digital Futures Graduate Exhibition at OCAD University.


OCAD University, February 24, 2016
http://www2.ocadu.ca/news/13117/city-as-stage

An article about City as Stage, an Independent Study conducted through the Master’s in Digital Futures (MDes) program at OCAD University. The project investigates the possibility of creating an immersive illuminated pathway around the Stratford Festival.


OCAD University, September 15, 2015
http://www2.ocadu.ca/news/9853/digital-futures-graduate-students-exhibit-at-city-hall-anniversary

An article featuring the works of Monica Virtue and Mehnaz Aydemir, two Masters in Digital Futures students who showcased their interactive installations at Toronto City Hall’s 50th Anniversary celebrations.


Global News, September 14, 2015
http://globalnews.ca/video/2219077/city-hall-turns-50-with-celebration-at-nathan-phillips-square

An interview about Beam Me Up! – a Star Trek-inspired experiential installation created for the 50th anniversary of Toronto’s City Hall during an internship through OCAD University’s Digital Futures graduate program.


CityTV, September 13, 2015
http://www.citynews.ca/2015/09/13/toronto-on-film-5-iconic-scenes-shot-at-city-hall/

An article about the 50th anniversary of Toronto’s City Hall, and the many movies and television shows that have used it as a location. Features information about Beam Me Up!, a Star Trek-inspired experiential installation created for the building’s 50th anniversary.


The Wired In Network, March 2, 2013
http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/pyre-productions/the-wired-in-network/episode/21900482

An interview with Rob McCallum on The Trenches. Topics include documentary filmmaking, Monica’s upcoming feature documentary on Ipperwash, the Idle No More movement, and more. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher. 81 minutes.


CBC Morning, January 16, 2013
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ontariomorning_20130116_96342.mp3 …

An interview with Wei Chen on CBC Radio’s Ontario Morning regarding the Ipperwash recommendations, the OPP, and the police response in Southwestern Ontario to Idle No More. (Starts at 22:05 and runs to 27:40.)

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London Free Press, August 7, 2012
Article


Woodstock Sentinel-Review, August 6, 2012
Cover Story


London Free Press Blog, July 10, 2012
Opinion


Sarnia This Week, July 4, 2012
Article


Woodstock Sentinel-Review, Progress, Edition, June 28, 2012
“40 Under 40″


Woodstock Sentinel-Review, June 19, 2012
Cover Story