Shawn Micallef

Shawn Micallef is the author of Stroll: Psychogeographic Walking Tours of Toronto (Coach House, 2010) and a senior editor and co-owner of the independent, Jane Jacobs Prize–winning magazine Spacing. In 2002, while a resident at the Canadian Film Centre’s ­Media Lab, he co-founded [murmur], the location-based mobile phone documentary project. Begun in Toronto’s Kensington Market, the project has spread throughout the city and to more than twenty cities globally. He teaches at OCAD University, started the Toronto web magazine Yonge Street, and is a 2011–2012 Canadian Journalism Fellow at University of Toronto’s Massey College. He writes and talks about cities, culture, buildings, art and politics in books, magazines, newspapers, websites and even in front of real live people.

Residence: Toronto

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