ART CREATES CHANGE: The Kym Pruesse Speakers Series featuring BLACK LIVES MATTER TORONTO


BlackLivesMatter - Toronto is a platform upon which black communities across Toronto can actively dismantle all forms of anti-black racism, liberate blackness, support black healing, affirm black existence, and create freedom to love and self- determine

 
DateWednesday, October 26, 2016 - 11:00pm

Cost

FREE

Location

OCAD University, 100 McCaul St, Auditorium (Room 190)

OCAD University's Faculty of Art Presents...
ART CREATES CHANGE: The Kym Pruesse Speakers Series

featuring BLACK LIVES MATTER TORONTO

When: 26th October, Wednesday, 7:00pm
Where: OCAD University, 100 McCaul St, Auditorium (Room 190)

BlackLivesMatter - Toronto is a platform upon which black communities across Toronto can actively dismantle all forms of anti-black racism, liberate blackness, support black healing, affirm black existence, and create freedom to love and self- determine.

Presenters:

LeRoi Newbold - a community organizer, parent, educator and art curator for BlackLivesMatter - Toronto (BLMTO). LeRoi is the director of BLMTO Freedom School teaching children about Black Pride and resistance through art based programming.

Syrus Marcus Ware - visual artist, activist, curator and educator. Syrus' work explores social justice frameworks and black activist culture. He is the Coordinator of the Art Gallery of Ontario Youth Program, part of the PDA (Performance Disability Art) Collective and co-produces Blockorama at Pride.

This event is free to the public.

Thanks to our series sponsor: UNIFOR Ontario Regional Council

 



image of a protest group and bio images of the speakers
DateWednesday, October 26, 2016 - 11:00pm

Cost

FREE

Website Location

OCAD University, 100 McCaul St, Auditorium (Room 190)

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OCAD University's Faculty of Art Presents...
ART CREATES CHANGE: The Kym Pruesse Speakers Series

featuring BLACK LIVES MATTER TORONTO

When: 26th October, Wednesday, 7:00pm
Where: OCAD University, 100 McCaul St, Auditorium (Room 190)

BlackLivesMatter - Toronto is a platform upon which black communities across Toronto can actively dismantle all forms of anti-black racism, liberate blackness, support black healing, affirm black existence, and create freedom to love and self- determine.

Presenters:

LeRoi Newbold - a community organizer, parent, educator and art curator for BlackLivesMatter - Toronto (BLMTO). LeRoi is the director of BLMTO Freedom School teaching children about Black Pride and resistance through art based programming.

Syrus Marcus Ware - visual artist, activist, curator and educator. Syrus' work explores social justice frameworks and black activist culture. He is the Coordinator of the Art Gallery of Ontario Youth Program, part of the PDA (Performance Disability Art) Collective and co-produces Blockorama at Pride.

This event is free to the public.

Thanks to our series sponsor: UNIFOR Ontario Regional Council

 

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University, 100 McCaul St, Auditorium (Room 190)
Cost: 
FREE
image of a protest group and bio images of the speakers
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