The Team

Below is a list of the core management team that make PDA projects happen. To see a full list of all the amazing artists, architects, designers and craftspeople who contribute to our projects click here.

Parimal Gosai Artistic Director – Founder

Parimal  is committed to responsibility in design, architecture and urban development – a responsibility that shares the importance and advocates the necessity of living in synchrony with the natural world.

parimal@publicdisplaysofaffection.ca

parimalgosai.com

Adam Harris Graphic and Environmental Designer – Founder

Adam  is a design thinker by nature and his working philosophy considers design (at its best) as inherently sustainable. There is no ‘green’ design, only good design!

adam@publicdisplaysofaffection.ca

adam.am

Katherine Ngui Managing Director and Finance Officer – Founder

Katherine  is thoroughly enjoying her quest for social improvements and personal fulfillment. She loves making good things happen and is especially pleased when the numbers balance.

katherine@publicdisplaysofaffection.ca

Jeremy Vandermeij Director of Marketing and PR – Founder

Jeremy  is the Creative Director at the Gladstone Hotel, produces Toronto Design Offsite, co-curated Come Up To My Room for 3 years and operates his own design consulting business.

jeremy@publicdisplaysofaffection.ca

jeremyvandermeij.com


René Ng – Lead Project Manager

René is an experienced interior designer and project manager.  He believes that design and design thinking can help create inclusive value and holistic sustainability: for people, profit, and planet.

rene@publicdisplaysofaffection.ca

Anna Bouzina

Anna has a B.F.A in Visual Art and a B.Ed. from York University. She is a Toronto-based painter and art instructor with experience teaching student off all ages. urrently, she is an animateur at the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery.

abouzina@gmail.com

Sissel Marie Tonn – Exhibition Coordinator, Documentor

Sissel is Danish and has a BA in Film and Media Studies from the University of Copenhagen. She also creates video and installation art , engaging in community art projects and in collaboration with other artists.

sissel@publicdisplaysofaffection.ca

 www.thismonthonly.ca

David Dick-Agnew – Editor

David Dick-Agnew is a student, blogger, bookkeeper, artist, curator, and the 2011 publisher of On The Danforth magazine. He’s also the worst kind of armchair philosopher, grammar queen, wonderkiller, and intellectual dilettante.

dave@publicdisplaysofaffection.ca
wonderkill.com

ignisfatuus.com

Simone Ferkul

Simone is a student who believes design should have a social conscious. She is passionate about art, furniture making and interior spaces and loves to share the creative process with others.

simoneferkul.com