BLACK: Art, Identity & Liberation Conversations (Youth Opportunities Fund, Toronto)

“Join us for an afternoon of engaging conversation and networking as we bring artists, funders, curators, creatives and sector practitioners together to explore how Black art, identity and liberation work converge – and the role we can all play in making that possible! The conversation will be facilitated by Rania El Mugammar who will be joined by Black artists, educators and practitioners including Anique J. JordanEkow NimakoDainty Smithand Dori Tunstall (Dean of Design, OCAD/the first Black Dean of Design anywhere). See their bios below! Following the panel, there will be an opportunity to network and explore the space. Many thanks to Artscape Launchpad for sponsoring the event.

The event is free of charge; however, space is limited so register to attend! Light snacks and refreshments will be served. We look forward to seeing you at Artscape Launchpad, on Friday, April 12th. Building accessibility: Fully accessible by Ontario standards. If you have accessibility requirements and/or have any accessibility questions please contact us at yof[at]otf.ca

About the Youth Opportunities Fund (YOF)
YOF has been supporting youth-led, grassroots initiatives across the province for the last 5 years, and is privileged to work with young Black leaders and creatives as they use arts as a mechanism to explore identity, build community and engage youth. As part of our commitment to sector capacity building, we hope you’ll join us in advancing this critical work!”

For more information, please visit Youth Opportunities Fund’s event page.

-from Youth Opportunities Fund

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