The Public is an activist design studio specializing in changing the world.
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We manifest your vision through design.

Send the Right Message

We worked with a youth design team to develop a website and campaign that encourages straight and cisgender high school youth to challenge everyday instances of homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia.

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We build capacity through collaborative skill-sharing.

Un(Knotted): Co-creating safer spaces at OCAD U

Through workshops, an interactive show and zine, community engagement, and a book for Sexual Assault: The Roadshow we collectively explored the nuances of sexual violence on campus.

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We inspire possibilities through accessible resources.

Do It Yourself Our Creative Resistance Zine Library

Our free and downloadable how-to series is designed to make our skill sets accessible to the communities with whom we work.

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The Public Studio

In the gallery

Weaving Home is a community arts installation exploring the meaning of home through collective journeys and adventures: what we find along the way, what we leave behind, and our ability to create home wherever we end up. Created by Parkdale community members, in collaboration with artists through Making Room Community Arts, the installation presents a variety of cardboard way stations and bridges that tell stories of the choices, support, and memories of home that we carry within us.

In the studio

Repair Café Toronto is a grassroots, volunteer-run group that organizes events and workshops in Toronto for people to come together and repair household items. Join us on May 4th from 1:00pm-4:00pm for a mini repair café at our studio with volunteer fixers specializing in fixing small appliances, home electronics, housewares, and bikes, in collaboration with Bike Pirates Toronto!

Who is The Public?

We are a group of activists and creatives invested in making a more beautiful and just world. We work collaboratively to deliver work that is creatively, emotionally, and intellectually uplifting, that challenges oppressive ideas, and that empowers people to pursue real change.

Who is The Public?

We are a group of activists and creatives invested in making a more beautiful and just world. We work collaboratively to deliver work that is creatively, emotionally, and intellectually uplifting, that challenges oppressive ideas, and that empowers people to pursue real change.

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The Public Studio
58 Lansdowne Ave.
Toronto, Ontario
M6K 2V9

people@thepublicstudio.ca

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