Ph.D. Information Studies, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, 2020.
Dissertation Title: From Here To: Everyday Wayfinding in the Age of Google Maps
M.A. Museum Studies Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, 2011.
B.A. Hons History, Victoria University. University of Toronto, 2006.
Noone, R. (2020). Navigating the Threshold of Information Spaces. In J. Webb & S. Bedi (Eds.) Visualizing the Library: A Primer on visual research methods in Library and Information Sciences. London, UK: Facet Publishing.
Peer Reviewed Articles
Noone, R. (2018). Drawing Directions in the Age of the Readymade Map. Drain: A Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture, 15(1).
Noone, R. (2017). From Here To: Drawing New Notations of Space. Visual Methodologies, 5(1), 32-38.
Hartel, J., Noone, R., Power, S., Dansanov, P., Oh, C., & Kelly, B. (2017). The iSquare Protocol: Combining Research, Art, Pedagogy through the Draw-and-Write Technique. Qualitative Research, 17(4), 1-18.
Hartel, J., Noone. R., & Oh, C. (2017). The Creative Deliverable. Journal of Education in Library and Information Science, 58(6), 176-183.
Noone, R. (2020) Right this way: Exploring the use of mobile maps in Street-Level wayfinding. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 57:e416.
Hartel., J. & Noone, R., (2016). Analyzing Visual Data. iConference 2016 Proceedings, Philadelphia, PA.
Hartel, J., Carbo, T., Noone, R., Power, S., Danzanov, P., & Kelly, B. (2015). Visualizing information worldwide. Proceedings to the Association of Information Science & Technology Annual Meeting: Information Science with Impact: Research in and for the Community. American Society for Information Science, St. Louis, USA, pp. 7-12.
Noone, R. (2014). The Analogue Internet: A Post-Intervention. Proceedings to the iConference 2014, Breaking Down Walls: Culture, Context, Computing. Humboldt University, Berlin, GE.
Hartel, J., Pollock, K., & Noone, R., (2013). The Concept Formally Known as Information (the panel). Proceedings of the Asssociatin of Information Science and Technology, Montreal, QC, pp. 1-4.
Noone, R. (2020). Location-based social media. [Review of the book Location-based social media by L. Evans & M. Saker]. Mobile Media & Communication.
Noone, R. (2020 May). Can you draw that for me? Visualizing route directions in the age of Google Maps. [Blog post]. Online content for The Sociological Review. Retrieved from:
Noone, R. (2011) Hunter or the Hunted: The Informational Behaviour of Web-Based Apartment Searches. Faculty of Information Quarterly. 3(2) January/February 2011.
Noone, R. (2020). Going in a Different Direction: Critical Arts Based Approaches to Google Maps. Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference. Dublin, IE (online).
Noone, R. (2020). Navigating creative approaches to wayfinding research in STS. Meeting for
the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology and the Society for the Social Studies of Science. Prague, CZ (online).
Noone, R. (2020). The Everyday Information Experience of Wayfinding: A Critical Look. Canadian Association of Informaiton Science. Online
Noone, R. (2019). Reorienting Google Maps: drawing- and performance-based methods in action. Canadian Association for Information Science Annual Conference. 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Vancouver, BC.
Noone, R. (2019). Line by Line: Drawing and Performing Spatial Orientations. International Visual Methods Conference 6. National University of Political Studies and Public Administration. Bucharest, RO.
Noone, R. & Dewart McEwen, K. (2019). Drawing from the ‘Living Well’: Sidewalk Toronto’s Imagination of Healthy Futures. Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science. New Orleans, LA.
Noone, R. (2019). Directional lines: drawing and performing spatial orientations in the context of digital mapping platforms. University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champagn Congress of Qualitative Inquiry
Noone, R. (2018). Counter-cartographies and alternative legibilites: reinscribing experiences beyond the smart city. University Arts Association of Canada Annual Conference. University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON.
Noone, R. (2018). Ambient Attentions: Drawing from 1960s conceptual art to explore contemporary conditions of location-based media. Making Media Theory Conference. Concordia University. Montreal, QC.
Noone, R. (2017). How to Ask for Directions in the Age of Locative Media. Universities Arts Association of Canada. The Banff Centre. Banff, AB.
Hartel, J., Noone, R., Power, S., Dansanov, P., Oh, C., & Kelly, B. (2015). Visualizing Information Worldwide. Association for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO.
Noone, R. (2015). Cues for Living. Contemporary Art, Design, and New Media Art Histories. Graduate Conference. Ontario College of Art and Design University.
Noone, R. (2014). The Analogue Internet: Comedy and the Futility of Mail Art. Critical Information Graduate Symposium. School of Visual Art. New York, NY.
Conference Panels and Workshops
Bedi, S., Webb, J., Hartel, J., Hicks, D., Noone, R. & Whyte, J. (2020). Images and Imaginations: A Primer on Visual Research Methods.
Ortiz, J., Switzer, S., Testa, A., (2019). In R. Noone (Chair) Not in Canva, Anymore: Art Carried Across Disciplinary Fields. Universities Arts Association Conference, Quebec City, QC.
Noone, R. (2019,). “But that doesn’t look like art”: Navigating Research Creation in Non-Art Fields. In S. McKnight (Chair). Research-Creation Caucus RoundTable. Universities Arts Association Conference, Quebec City, QC.
Walker, D. & Noone, R. (2018). Sidewalk Toronto and the Smart Sustainable City: A Walkshop. ICT4S 5thInternational Conference. Toronto, ON.
Hartel, J. & Noone. R. (2016). Analyzing visual data. iConference 2016. Philadelphia, PA.
Hartel, J. & Noone. R. (2016). Visualizing Information Workshop. Diagrams 2016: 9th International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams. Philadelphia, PA.
Noone, R. (2016). Chair: Art and the Archive Roundtable. TransCultural Exchange’s International Conference on Opportunities in the Arts, Engaging Minds. Boston University. Boston, USA.
Noone, R. (2015). Space is an Object in Brighton. International Visual Methods Conference. University of Brighton. Brighton, UK.
Noone, R. (2014). Session for The Analogue Internet: A Post Intervention. iConference: Context, Culture, Computing. Berlin, GR.
Noone, R. (2020). From Here To: Everyday Wayfinding in the Age of Google Maps. Association for Library and Information Science Education. Online
Noone, R. (2017). Intervention as Performance, Intervention as Deception: Collecting Spontaneous Drawings in Situ. International Visual Methods Conference. Singapore, SG.
Noone, R. (2017). Drawing directions in an age of locative Media. International Visual Sociology Conference. Montreal, CA. (Awarded third prize in juried poster competition).
Noone, R. (2019). Doctoral Forum at the Canadian Association for Library Science at 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Vancouver, BC.
Noone, R. (2019). Doctoral Colloquium at the iConference, 2019. University of Maryland, College Park, MA.
Noone, R. (2016). Perceptual Inventory: Art and Social Scientific Research. Diagrams 2016: 9th International Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams (Graduate Symposium). Philadelphia, PA.
Noone, R. (2018). Mapping, Media, and Spatialities in the City. Department of Visual Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga. Special Topics in Visual Studies: The Media City. (Mississauga, June 13, 2018).
Noone, R. (2018). Panel discussion for launch of Re: Towards a minor history of exhibitions and performances (it: editions), with Ian Baxter, Fabian Pinaroli, Adam Lauder, Amy Furness, and Charles Stankievech. YYZ Artists Collective (Toronto, February 5, 2018).
Noone, R. (2013). Information Situations: Exploring the Lo-Tech and the No-Tech Potentials of Information Art. iTea Discussion Series. University of Toronto. (Toronto, 2013).
HONOURS AND AWARDS
Social Science and Humanities Research Council, 2018-19, $20,000
Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2015-16. $15,000
Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Summer 2017, $5,000
School of Graduate Studies Research Travel Grant, University of Toronto, 2018. $4200
Doctoral Completion Award, 2019-2020, $3000
Florence Partridge Award, Fall 2018. $1500
Faculty of Information Travel Award, University of Toronto, 2015. $1,500
Diagrams 2016 Graduate Symposium Award. 2016. $1,500
School of Graduate Studies Travel Award, University of Toronto, 2014. $500
SIG-USE Innovation Award, Association for Information Science and Technology. 2013. $200
Ukrainian Heritage Association & Museum of Canada Award in Museum Studies. 2011. $1000
University of Toronto Arts Engagement Award, 2011. $100
Faculty of Information, University of Toronto- Sessional Instructor
Culture and Technology II (Winter 2021)
Faculty of Information, University of Toronto - Teaching Assistant
Foundations of Library and Information Studies (Fall 2017)
Exhibitions Project (Fall/Winter 2015/2016; 2016/2017; 2017/2018; 2018/2019)
Curatorial Practice (Winter 2018)
Ethics, Leadership, Management (Winter 2015; Fall 2015; Fall 2016)
Institute for Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, University of Toronto Mississauga - Teaching Assistant
Technology and the City (Fall 2019; Summer 2020; Fall, 2020)
Information and Society (Summer 2020)
Research Methods (Summer 2020; Fall 2020)
Political Economy of Communication, Culture, and Technology (Fall 2017; Fall 2018)
Communication and Advertising (Winter 2017; Summer 2019)
Rhetoric and Media (Winter 2016; Winter 2019; Winter 2020)
Department of Arts, Culture and Media, University of Toronto Scarborough - Teaching Assistant
Media, Identity, Politics (Fall 2020).
Illegible Media Working Group (2018-19). McLuhan Centre, University of Toronto. Member
Cowan, T.L. (2017). Policy & Planning Committee for the Department of Arts, Culture & Media at the University of Toronto, Scarborough Campus. Research Assistant
Hartel, J. (2017). Jackman Humanities Institute Junior Research Fellowship Program, University of Toronto. Research Assistant
Creative Labour Working Group (2015-2016). Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto. Member
Hartel, J. (2011-Present). iSquare Research Program. University of Toronto. Research Assistant
SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION
2018-2020 Reviewer for iConference
2017-2021 Member of the International Visual Methods Conference Steering Committee
2018 Reviewer for Visual Methodologies (VM), 2018.
Truth and Reconciliation Commission Student Working Group (2017-2019). Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.
Faculty of Information Doctoral Student Association Space Allocation Committee (2016-2019)
Departmental Steward - Canadian Union of Public Employees Unit 3902 (2014-2018)
Association of Internet Researchers
Society for the Social Study of Science
Canadian Association of Information Science
Association of Information Science and Technology
Association for Library and Information Science Education
2016 Artistic Director, Roundtable Emerging Artist Residency, Toronto, ON.
2015 Curator, Roundtable Emerging Artist Residency, Toronto, ON.
2010-2012 Curator of University of Toronto Chancellor’s Art Exhibition, Toronto, ON.
2010 Co-Creator/Co-Facilitator, Shout Out! Media Cross-Canada Media Workshop
Tour (in Victoria, BC; Vancouver, BC; Morley, AB; Calgary, AB; Saskatoon, SK;
Onion Lake, SK; Winnipeg, MB; Sioux Lookout, ON; Toronto, ON; Montreal, QC;
Sackville, NB; Halifax, NS; Charlottetown, PE; and St. John’s, NF).
2009-11 Assistant to the Education and Student Programmer, University of Toronto Art
Centre, Toronto, ON.
2009-10 Project Developer, Art on Campus, University of Toronto Office of Space
Management, Toronto, ON.
2008 Coordinator, Adult Literacy Centre, Yukon Learn Society. Dawson, YK.
2008 Programmer and Presenter, CFYT Dawson City Community Radio. Dawson, YK.
2016 From Here To. Future 33 Group Show at the YTB Gallery. Toronto, ON.
2015 Space is an Object. Intervention and Book Project. University of Brighton.
2015 Noone, R. The Analogue Internet Post Intervention. Accidental Archive
Symposium. Artscape Youngplace. Toronto, ON.
2015 Space Kits: Space is an Object. The Luminary Gallery. St. Louis, USA.
2014 From Here To. Art of the Danforth Festival, Toronto, ON.
2014 Everyday Theory. Nes Art Show. Skagaströnd, Iceland.
2014 Science Magic Barters the Table of Elements. Art Gallery of Ontario 1st
Thursdays Monthly Events. Toronto, ON.
2013 Insert Title: a library catalogue. Elsewhere Living Museum. Greensboro, NC.
2013 Glass House Archive. Wreck City. Calgary, ON.
2009 Rochdale College: Free School and Exhibition. University of Toronto, Art
Centre, Toronto, ON.