What is the role of studio spaces in creating a more equitable artistic
Presented by Akin
In a discussion featuring local artists, we will discuss how studios and smaller arts organizations can help create a more equitable and inclusive artistic community in Toronto. Join us for a conversation on the importance of sharing space thoughtfully.
Remaking the World: What does it mean to work across disciplines today?Presented with Canadian Art
Moderated by Joy Xiang, assistant editor Canadian Art
Speakers: Nuff, Mehrnaz Rohbakhsh, Hannah Zbitnew
Asking what it means to be an interdisciplinary artist today—or if working across disciplines is needed to address elements of the present—is to ask how the world is formed and reflected in art, and how visual culture is circulated. What makes thinking in interdisciplinary ways especially relevant to the current age? This isn’t to ignore that artists have always been thinking in these ways, drawing inspiration from and reacting to different social and environmental factors. Thinking about the intersections of design, capital, science, craft, materiality, performance and more, how do we respond to, remake and shape the world through the creative muddling of boundaries possible in art?