IT'S ABOUT TIME DANCING BLACK IN CANADA 1900 TO 1970


Curated by Seika Boye, PhD, this exhibition illuminates the largely undocumented dance history of Canada’s Black population before 1970.

 
DateSaturday, July 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 6:00pm

Cost

Free

Email

ignitegallery@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.ocadu.ca/gallery/ignite-gallery.htm

Location

Ignite Gallery, 165 Augusta Ave

Curated by Seika Boye, PhD, this exhibition illuminates the largely undocumented dance history of Canada’s Black population before 1970. Featured are individual dance artists such as Leonard Gibson, Ola Skanks, Ethel Bruneau, Joey Hollingsworth and Kathryn Brown. The exhibit exposes the representation of Blackness on Canadian stages, as well as audience and media reception of Black performance in Canada during this era. It’s About Time explores legislation of leisure culture, dance lessons and the role of social dances at mid-century.

DateSaturday, July 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 6:00pm

Cost

Free

Email

ignitegallery@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.ocadu.ca/gallery/ignite-gallery.htm

Location

Ignite Gallery, 165 Augusta Ave

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IT'S ABOUT TIME DANCING BLACK IN CANADA 1900 TO 1970
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 6:00pm

Curated by Seika Boye, PhD, this exhibition illuminates the largely undocumented dance history of Canada’s Black population before 1970. Featured are individual dance artists such as Leonard Gibson, Ola Skanks, Ethel Bruneau, Joey Hollingsworth and Kathryn Brown. The exhibit exposes the representation of Blackness on Canadian stages, as well as audience and media reception of Black performance in Canada during this era. It’s About Time explores legislation of leisure culture, dance lessons and the role of social dances at mid-century.

Venue & Address: 
Ignite Gallery, 165 Augusta Ave
Website: 
https://www.ocadu.ca/gallery/ignite-gallery.htm
Email: 
ignitegallery@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free
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