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Upcoming events for October 2018

Posted by on October 4th, 2018

Upcoming events for October 2018

But there are new suns: amber williams-king exhibit
September 22—October 6, 2018 at the Margin of Eras Gallery

Our neighbours at the Margin of Eras Gallery are currently showing new works by amber williams-king, which explores themes of intimacy, spirituality, liberation and emergence through the use of textiles, film and sculpture. This solo exhibit investigates and reconfigures mass media portrayals of Blackness to illuminate alternative geographies, impressions and possibilities. amber williams-king is a conceptual Antiguan artist who seeks to challenge notions of a monolithic Black experience; exploring sexuality, gender, race, representation and the intersections of identity. Find out all the details for the exhibit here!


Rally: Expropriate 214-230 Sherbourne!
Thursday October 11 at 1 - 2:00pm at Dundas Street East & Sherbourne Street

The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, in partnership withtwenty-three other organizations are calling on the City to take over the properties at on the southwest corner of Dundas and Sherbourne to build social housing. These properties used to provide housing for poor people, but have since been made vacant and taken off the market to be sold to condo developers. If the City expropriates them, the owners still get paid and the process will contribute to filling the need for affordable housing in the area. Find out more about the event here!


Call for Submissions: Past/Present/Future: Parkdale
Deadline: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The RT Collective is seeking proposals for their project with Myseum Toronto, Past/Present/Future: Parkdale, a site specific screening program of short videos. Artists are invited to submit proposals for original short video works (4-5 minutes in length) in any format—narrative, documentary, animated, or experimental. Approaches can include exploring factual or imagined events from the past, present, or future, personal or collective reflections on the site, proposals for new ways of thinking about the space, or any other work that contemplates the region in unconventional ways. Find out more about submission details here!

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