Ali Shamas Qadeer

2019 Program Artist

Ali Shamas Qadeer (born in Kingston, ON, Canada; lives in Toronto, ON, Canada) is a designer and educator based in Toronto. His work focuses on algorithmic form making, unorthodox toolmaking, and the disciplinary and economic structures that design practices buttress. After earning his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2014, Ali joined the faculty of OCAD University, where he teaches graphic and industrial design.


Tools For Learning: 2019 Toolbox

This growing Tools for Learning Toolbox offers a host of collective activities which invite visiting schools, community groups, and others to make and repair—or even undo and refuse—relationships between their own experiences and the artistic practices within The Shoreline Dilemma. Inspired by the approaches of many Biennial participants, as well as educators and thinkers, the Tools for Learning […]

date and time

September 21 – December 1

12:00am – 11:59pm