During this time, Kama has worked on several creative and research projects each exploring the potential of artistic practices as resistance to colonial violence. since 1990 where he operates his production company Northlight Pictures and continues his visual arts practice. In addition to her art practice Devine is an associate professor and the Founding Chair of the Indigenous Visual Culture program at OCAD University. MAAIINGAN Productions led by David Shilling is an Indigenous web-developer, video production company, graphic design firm, and online publisher of MUSKRAT Magazine. MAAIINGAN began working with Uncover/Recover from late fall 2017, recording the project for an upcoming documentary video. MAAIINGAN took on the task of managing the convergence of many disparate components and media onto one complex website. They worked with us tirelessly to put the site together, helping us to stay on target and keeping the project moving forward through the many challenges we faced along the way. We are grateful that they always kept their cool during the production of this multi-faceted project.
My Body Is the Ocean is a collection of lyric poems that braid together voices across lineages of Mauritian women, femmes, spirits and goddesses. Seeking healing from the trauma of plantation heritage, Kama La Mackerel uses her poetry to find new languages of love with which to repair the severed relationships of her family and her ancestries. Oscillating like waves between ocean & island, past & present, childhood & adulthood, rage & forgiveness, family history & colonial history, My Body Is the Ocean is a painful yet celebratory journey into a trans femme identity that refuses to be defined and confined to colonial gender narratives. Wendy Whaley received an MFA in Interdisciplinary Art Media and Design from OCADU in 2018 where she originally graduated from New Media / Integrated Media in 1996. Wendy has spent the past 20 years in the visual effects end of the film industry where she has worked at some of the top companies, including IMAX, Digital Domain, Cinesite UK, Relativity Media and many others.
As a not-for-profit alternative to corporate bookstores, they are conveniently located right on Concordia’s downtown campus at 2150 Bishop Street in Montreal. Offering both new and used books, in addition to a wide variety of artisan consignments, we also boast the largest selection of sex and gender studies titles anywhere in Montreal. Alvis Parsley is an artist, performer, writer, and researcher based in Toronto. Their work had been presented at the SummerWorks Festival, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Rhubarb Festival, Radical Queer Semaine, Meow Mix, Qouleur, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Mayworks Festival, and the Heels on Wheels Roadshow. These platforms are smart employers too, because users work for fun, feeding their own egos, chasing a weekly fifteen minutes of fame, authority, validation and expertise. And as long as users observe the algorithmic principles of affinity, freshness and relevance – in other words, as long as they write catchy posts – they can freely and influentially express themselves to an appreciative audience. Social media teaches users to act on market principles and think in promotional terms.
Charlie Wall-Andrews is a Trudeau Scholar, music industry leader, and faculty member at the University of Toronto. In her role as Executive Director at SOCAN Foundation, she established many programs such as the Creative Entrepreneur Incubator and Equity X Production Development Program which prepares artists to turn their passion and talent into a sustainable career. She is a Ph.D. student in Management at Ted Rogers School of Management, where she specializes in strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship and conducts research at the Diversity Institute at Ryerson. She is on the Board of Directors of WorkInCulture, and TELUS Community Investment Board, and is the inaugural Vice-Chair of Music Canada’s Advisory Council. In 2019, she was appointed a global Legacy Fellow for http://www.natbrutarchive.com/resources.html the Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship, a prestigious initiative of The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations. Charnjot Shokar is a Communications professional who has been working as a Researcher for the Communications Governance Observatory since 2017.
A minimum of one showing and documentation are required throughout the Residency. research hub // We offer up to 40 hours of studio time free of charge or heavily subsidized. The program offers the opportunity for showings although these are not mandatory. We are looking for ideas at their early stages, and/or which have not been previously workshopped. As a residency artist, you’ll be provided with a blog, an interview, artist profile and video-documentation along with support from hub14’s artistic directors. Professional artists at all stages of their career who want to explore within or outside of their core discipline as well as artists from a diversity of backgrounds and experience are encouraged to apply. It’s Going Down is a digital community center for anarchist, anti-fascist, autonomous anti-capitalist and anti-colonial movements.
Despite the adoption of Bill 35 in November 2013 by the Quebec National Assembly, trans and intersex people still must undergo modification surgery that leads to sterilization in order to change their gender marker on identification, according to Article 71 of Quebec’s Civil Code. It was like being at a playground with no bullies, an island where the mean kids were eaten by the piranhas in the mote. Sarah Kabamba believes in the power of storytelling in constructing identity and exploring family, history, and culture. Intolerable is part memoir of an Arab family caught in the turmoil of Middle Eastern politics over six decades, part personal coming-out narrative and part cultural analysis. This is a story of the modern Middle East that we think we know so much about.
This exhibition seeks to investigate the role of narrative in the representation and definition of reality. More specifically, it explores the function of narrative in the transmission of knowledge and its negotiationof issues of place, identity, gender, history, hegemony, and representation within the visual arts. “Even when we look at something as static and as completely spatial as a picture,” author H.
In 2008, Kama moved to Canada where they completed an MA in Theory, Culture and Politics at Trent University while training in physical theatre with Theatre Korzenie. My life’s work emerges from a concern for justice and an imperative to heal from colonial pasts. I reimagine and reformulate languages of the self in order to offer “a countermemory, for the future” .
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