Twitter | Search | |
The Public
The Public is an activist design studio specializing in changing the world.
1,224
Tweets
448
Following
1,087
Followers
Tweets
The Public Sep 20
Come join us to celebrate and close off Gloria Swain's exhibit, Black Women's Lives Matter, next Friday! Gloria will be present for an artist talk and conversation at 5:30pm about the violence Black women face.
Reply Retweet Like
The Public Aug 17
We are so excited to launch our ✨brand NEW website✨ this month! For now, here's an outtake from our website photoshoot just loving each other and living our best lives! We'll also be closed for the next two weeks, but we'll be back in the studio on Tuesday, September 4th!
Reply Retweet Like
The Public Aug 17
We are honored to be featuring Gloria Swain’s exhibit, Black Women’s Lives Matter which connects past traumas of slavery to ongoing colonial violence against Black women. Check it out now, anytime on the corner of Lansdowne and Seaforth Ave!
Reply Retweet Like
The Public Aug 2
We're commemorating a decade of The Public this year by reflecting on all the love and care that has grown our studio over the years 💖 starting with this special anniversary greeting!
Reply Retweet Like
The Public Jul 9
We're 10 YEARS OLD today! Thanks to everyone who made the flourishing ecosystem of political possibility and community resilience at The Public possible! We can’t wait to keep growing and changing the world with you! Stay tuned for a special newsletter w/ more anniversary news!
Reply Retweet Like
The Public Jun 20
Looking for teens for a photoshoot ASAP (no experience required) for Sex, Etc. magazine, esp. teens who self-identify as queer, trans, genderqueer, gender fluid, gender variant from diverse ethnic backgrounds, and of diverse body types and shapes.
Reply Retweet Like
The Public Jun 20
In times when it feels like the violence of colonial borders is relentless, it's beautiful to see creative work like these zines on borders and boundaries made by the awesome youth on the Youth Advisory Board this past weekend at the studio 💗
Reply Retweet Like
The Public Jun 13
Our latest newsletter is fresh off the electronic press! Check it out here: and subscribe at !
Reply Retweet Like
The Public Jun 1
Our newest window gallery exhibit is up! "Gentrification Tax" by GTA aims to build a campaign for a Gentrification Tax in Toronto a tax to be used to support local community-controlled housing initiatives such as land trusts and cooperatives. Stay tuned for more updates soon!
Reply Retweet Like
The Public Jun 1
It was delightful to see so many folks come through last night for Taking Care by Ewa Konart, an interactive community-based art installation to re-imagine our healthcare system!
Reply Retweet Like
The Public May 30
The Spring 2018 issue of Sex, etc. magazine is here! Written as usual by and for teens, this issue features pieces on speaking up about sex ed, sexual harassment, and gender identity!
Reply Retweet Like
The Public May 25
Our Parkdale Leadership training series in collaboration with Parkdale People's Economy for women of colour wrapped up with guest speakers Bhutila Karpoche and Alejandra Bravo. We can’t wait for the brilliant neighbourhood initiatives our participants will be launching soon!
Reply Retweet Like
The Public May 24
We love hosting the Youth Advisory Board meetings! Check out their awesome buttons responding to the prompts: "what messages do you want to wear shamelessly", "what messages do you wish others would wear shamelessly?"
Reply Retweet Like
The Public May 16
Thanks to everyone who visited us at the Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Festival! It was lovely to make buttons together, hear your enthusiasm about our Creative Resistance DIY zine series, and help put a face to our storefront gallery and studio. We hope to see you again soon!
Reply Retweet Like
The Public retweeted
Mayworks Toronto Apr 29
Kicking off the Future Conditions workshop with the Conditional Design Manifesto!
Reply Retweet Like
The Public retweeted
Mayworks Toronto Apr 29
Having a great time learning conditional design, responding to environmental input, and building solidarity at !
Reply Retweet Like
The Public retweeted
Mayworks Toronto Apr 29
Thank you & for such an inspiring workshop!!
Reply Retweet Like
The Public retweeted
Parkdale Village BIA May 2
Reply Retweet Like
The Public May 4
Are you on our mailing list? There is a sign-up at
Reply Retweet Like
The Public May 3
Our workshop last weekend used conditional design; an adaptive, game-based process of analogue visualization, to create new visualizations that imagine a more equitable future for working peoples! Check out the rest of the Mayworks Festival programming via
Reply Retweet Like