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Following The Tide Of Artistic Creation

The Ontario Museum Association then led an automation project, encouraging museums to use new technologies and providing a computer advisory service. Today, digital platforms have become key to the OMA’s resource development and training activities. The province has also adapted to new realities, providing funding for digital initiatives and updating the standards to include electronic systems. For example, they are now asked to show social media plans to meet the provincial community standard. Elisha Limis a queer and transgender story-teller and graphic novelist whose book 100 Crushes was published by Koyama Press and nominated for a Lambda. LeRoi Newbold is community based visual artists, community organizer and educator.

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Denounce capitalism and austerity, which are the causes themselves – not immigrants or people of colour – at the root of poverty and growing social insecurity. Some people getting the quoted bananas felt strongly that there was a message in it meant for them. A constellation of ethnically diverse and Indigenous futurisms have recently emerged to address similar themes of cultural alienation and reclamation. These narratives reject the idea of a compulsory black, Indigenous, or ethnic identity relegated to a historical past.

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Further research is needed to identify other factors to strengthen policy in favour of Canadian content while accommodating changes in viewership to Internet based streaming. While divided by the international border, Windsor and Detroit also constitute a curiously integrated urban environment. This paper contrasts each city’s approach to both open data portals and data-driven initiatives to consider ways in which the cities are connected and disconnected on a range of informational scales. As recently as October 2018, Detroit-based entrepreneur Dan Gilbert announced that one hundred employees of his Quicken Loans online mortgage company would take up residence across the Detroit River in a previously empty building in downtown Windsor. The announcement followed the recently failed bid, led by Gilbert, to land the new Amazon Headquarters as a cross-border Detroit-Windsor venture. Gloria Swain is a multidisciplinary artist whose work stimulates an understanding of mental illness. Gloria holds a Certificate in Community Arts Practice and is a recipient of the York University Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award. She is recipient of the Canadian International Black Women’s 100 Black Women to Watch.

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Porter Abbott writes, «narrative consciousness comes into play.» As taxonomical, static definitions, grand narratives perpetuate the dichotomies that inform power hierarchies, thus producing an oppressive relationship between dogmatic narratives and the realities of cultural pluralism. The works in this exhibition respond to this crisis of narrative wrought by exclusory institutional discourses upon which many of our contemporary social and cultural systems are founded. The theme of the conference, Alliances is directed toward an exploration of the term «alliances» and its implied ideology, along with how our current understanding of the concept affects art, culture, and community. This conference features academics, artists, graduate and undergraduate students speaking to issues of cultural diversity in the visual arts in Canada. Three panel discussion and two performances address issues including representation, cross-cultural exchange and collaboration that are critical to deeper understandings of the notion of alliance today. Established in 1993, FADO Performance Inc. is a not-for-profit artist-run centre for performance art based in Toronto, Canada. FADO exists to provide a stable, ongoing, supportive forum for creating and presenting performance art. FADO presents the work of local, national and international artists who have chosen performance art as a primary medium to create and communicate provocative new images and new perspectives.

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And despite how much I tell myself that this existential angst I feel for them is something that every generation feels, I can’t help but think it’s different this time, that this is something more than fleeting. «Right now the Anti-Homosexual Bill is brought up by parliamentarians as a political football. The idea of ‘homosexual terror’ is also a convenient way to distract people from more pressing issues in society,» she adds. The effects of misogyny, homophobia, religious conservatism and bureaucratic public health policies lead inevitably to more illness, less knowledge, and a crisis that may never end unless we stop it ourselves. Many of the men who opposed her grass-roots prevention methods are still in power in the heavily Republican state and continue to defund and oppose her and Gaddist’s efforts to provide prevention by and for their community.

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