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The Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media and Design draws experienced artists and designers from around the world, encouraging them to investigate and produce works that combine art, design, writing and interdisciplinary academic study to create new forms of visual and social research and creative production.
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Grace An
Grace An

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Grace An

“Masks of Folly: Portrait of the Idiot is an MFA thesis exhibit by Grace An that creates a portrait of the Idiot or, fool. The Idiot is an exception, one who interrupts and blurs boundaries in the refusal of rationality. Using folly and profanation... More

Isaac King
Isaac King

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Isaac King

“I use experimental animation to connect humans and nature. My recent animated installation implicates viewers in ecology with immersive projections, sound, and an assemblage of found materials. ”

Par Nair
Par Nair

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Par Nair

“I investigate and explore melancholia in diaspora using decolonial methods and a return to ancestral knowledge and practices. Through objects and memories that are both intimate and estranged, I wish to consider the effects of assimilation and... More

Parnian Parvin
Parnian Parvin

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Parnian Parvin

“By combining Iranian cultural elements with contemporary methods, I address human sensations such as self-identity, sense of belonging, and the barriers to communication. ”

Mary McIntyre
Mary McIntyre

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Mary McIntyre

“My practice is grounded in memory, materiality, and community. I am re-thinking my relations with these lands, a settler walking between the rows of craft knowledge, based in European traditions of design and making, and of Indigenous ways of... More

Julie Gladstone
Julie Gladstone

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Julie Gladstone

“Through the interdisciplinary combination of knitting, embroidery, walking, relationship building with rivers, singing, dreaming, performance and video editing, this work images into being metaphysical time travel in which tikkun (healing) across... More

David Fisher
David Fisher

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

David Fisher

“I am a Pediatric Plastic Surgeon and a Sculptor. More

Vridhhi Chaudhry
Vridhhi Chaudhry

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Vridhhi Chaudhry

“My arts-based research uses personal narratives and a deep re-looking towards my own lived memories to untangle threads of trauma, melancholy, and isolation, feelings that have been forbidden. More

Stephen Severn
Stephen Severn

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Stephen Severn

“My practice investigates object arrangement as a site for engaging with the animacy of all matter, against a tendency to categorize and separate the animate and inanimate, the living and non-living. The still life is a vibrant thing: a multiplicity... More

Matana Geraghty
Matana Geraghty

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Matana Geraghty

“The aim of this research is to convey the experiences of people with Non-Verbal Learning Disability (NVLD). More

Vicky Talwar
Vicky Talwar

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Vicky Talwar

“Through a cultural viewpoint on a hyphenated identity, I examine ways of displaying relationships between spaces. My studio and material-based research reveal my personal experience as a Hindu Canadian. I produce paintings, mixed media, and... More

Anam Liaqat
Anam Liaqat

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Anam Liaqat

“This interdisciplinary project aims to reimagine the position of still life in the context of contemporary art. Derived from my memories and relationships with objects that represent my cultural background, this studio-based research traces my... More

Natasha Vasiljevic
Natasha Vasiljevic

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Natasha Vasiljevic

“Contemporary nostalgia sits at the intersection of imagination and memories. Not only is it a tool for redefining identities, but it is a powerful agent of social unification and cultural integration. In my thesis exhibition works I construct a... More

Maxwell McKerlie
Maxwell McKerlie

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Maxwell McKerlie

Frank Zhang
Frank Zhang

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Frank Zhang

Stephanie Singh
Stephanie Singh

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Stephanie Singh

Joaquim Almeida
Joaquim Almeida

View Medal Winners

Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design (MA, MDes and MFA)

Joaquim Almeida

Celebrate the work of OCAD U’s class of 2021/2022!