DIY LOVE: Queer Knowledge & History Then, Now, and Forever


This installation is a free wheatpasting workshop for all ages at Pride Toronto’s 2017 Streetfair in celebration of LGBTQ2S+ activist knowledge, facilitated by a collective of LGBTQ2S+ artists, designers, writers, and curators.

 
DateFriday, June 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 6:00pm

Cost

Free

Website

https://diylove2017.tumblr.com/

Location

Pride Street Fair

Participants will have the opportunity to make posters and use original posters made for this installation to create a wheat pasted wall that celebrates queer knowledge and history, which will be on display at multiple sites across Toronto after the Pride festival. Come talk and create with us!

The project is supported by OCAD University, Xpace Cultural Centre, and Toronto's larger LGBTQ2S+ community.

    • Artists: Kaythi, Seiji, Will Carpenter, John Wigle, Maya Wilson-Sanchez, Natalie Mark, and Lex B.
    • Location: Pride Street Fair
    • Dates: June 23 (7 to 9 p.m.), June 24 & 25, 2017 (12 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
    • Full description of the collective’s project is located here, as well as its original posters that will be available for download in the future: diylove2017.tumblr.com

    DateFriday, June 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 6:00pm

    Cost

    Free

    Website

    https://diylove2017.tumblr.com/

    Location

    Pride Street Fair

    OCAD U's Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to partner with Tridel, one of Canada’s leading developers, and PATCH, a social enterprise operated by the award-winning STEPS Initiative, to feature the work of students and alumni in a high-profile public display of art across the construction hoarding bordering Tridel's FORM condominium on McCaul St (adjacent to OCAD U). As creative talent in the fields of art and design, we request your submissions for this unique paid exhibition opportunity. Submission deadline - Nov. 24th, 11:59pm
    Undergraduate students are invited to attend this information session to learn more about exchange opportunities and hear from students who participated in the program last year.
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    Friday, June 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 6:00pm

    Participants will have the opportunity to make posters and use original posters made for this installation to create a wheat pasted wall that celebrates queer knowledge and history, which will be on display at multiple sites across Toronto after the Pride festival. Come talk and create with us!

    The project is supported by OCAD University, Xpace Cultural Centre, and Toronto's larger LGBTQ2S+ community.

      • Artists: Kaythi, Seiji, Will Carpenter, John Wigle, Maya Wilson-Sanchez, Natalie Mark, and Lex B.
      • Location: Pride Street Fair
      • Dates: June 23 (7 to 9 p.m.), June 24 & 25, 2017 (12 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
      • Full description of the collective’s project is located here, as well as its original posters that will be available for download in the future: diylove2017.tumblr.com
      Venue & Address: 
      Pride Street Fair
      Website: 
      https://diylove2017.tumblr.com/
      Cost: 
      Free
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