ReVision Quest But Is It Art?

When people think of Aboriginal art, they often imagine soapstone carvings, Inuit paintings and beadwork. But beyond these stereotypes, Aboriginal artists are creating internationally renowned work that’s provocative, ironic and controversial.
  • 2009
  • 00:27:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2013

News in Review - April 2017 Canada 150: Celebrating Our Sesquicentennial

As Canada prepares to celebrate its 150th birthday we take a look at some of the events planned ahead of the big July party. Arts reporter Deanna Sumanac-Johnson speaks with some Canadians who will not be celebrating Canada’s 150th because of what they see as a history of colonialism. And others debate this question: How old is Canada really? The ...
  • 2017
  • 00:15:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/20/2017

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Extreme Exposures Capturing Milan

Photographer Dave Yoder is on assignment to reveal the hidden side of Milan – one of surprising beauty and nuance that only a true Milanese would know and most visitors don’t often see.
  • 2011
  • 00:23:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Snapshots Catch Me in Action

The photographers get a crash course in the art of creating a high-impact action shot! Can the competitors freeze the high-flying parkour pros in mid air, or will their shots fall flat?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:49
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/07/2017

CBC Animation Crac!

In this charming tale tinged with nostalgia, Frédéric Back takes us back to rich traditions swept aside by the relentless forces of progress and urbanization. Crac! is the sound of a falling tree, chopped down to make the chair. It's the sound of the chair as it rocks. It's also the sound of the rift in our lives when change ...
  • 1981
  • 00:15:01
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/14/2014

The National Design in Our Lives: Business Meets Aesthetics

Take a look around you. Almost everything you see started out as an idea in someone's mind. In today's fast-paced and constantly changing world the process of designing and the role of designers is being redefined. How to make objects and space around us more engaging is the job of today's designers. This program looks into the studio environments of ...
  • 2000
  • 00:16:18
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Dinosaur Egg | Recycled CD Curtains

Jeremie shows how to create prehistoric dinosaur eggs that are perfect for smashing and stuffing with tinfoil dinos! Then he recycles used CDs and old toys into bedroom curtains. Later, he’s inspired to draw different pictures by throwing rocks onto paper. For an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, Jeremie recycles a clip for plastic bags into a crane and sends Paper Bag ...
  • 2009
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013

Artzooka! (Eng) Dinosaur Egg | Recycled CD Curtains (Español / Spanish / Espagnol)

Bruno shows how to create prehistoric dinosaur eggs that are perfect for smashing and stuffing with tinfoil dinos! Then he recycles used CDs and old toys into bedroom curtains. Later, he’s inspired to draw different pictures by throwing rocks onto paper. For an Artzooka Recycle Challenge, Bruno recycles a clip for plastic bags into a crane and sends Paper Bag ...
  • 2010
  • 00:22:06
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 05/14/2014

Disrupting Design Disrupting Design, Episode 2

Episode 2 follows the designers working on the Under Gardiner project that tries to transform the under-utilized space below Toronto's elevated expressway; the Calgary design team that created the Belly of a Bear for the Winter Stations Design Competition; and the two architecture students that conceived Flux, an interactive space that uses smart materials to encourage people to experience a tactile ...
  • 2016
  • 00:21:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/01/2016

Artzooka! (Eng) Easter Island Puppets | Friend or Alien?

Jeremie uses cardboard rolls and an old tie to create Easter Island puppets. He then makes a transforming image using two identical photos of his friend, and painting one to look like an alien! He then cuts both photos into strips, and pastes them onto an additional piece of paper folded like an accordion for the transformation. Jeremie then Artzookas ...
  • 2011
  • 00:24:00
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 07/30/2013