The Digital Justice Lab Workshop is the final component of a series of programming at HABIBIZ, a group exhibit presented by Way Past Kennedy Road. This workshop is a FREE event led by Nasma Ahmed of Digital Justice Lab and Artist, Educator & Healer Kayla Carter on navigating surveillance and affirming that "you're not paranoid, its just colonialism".
When journalist Assia Boundaoui investigates rumours of surveillance in her Arab-American neighbourhood in Chicago, she uncovers one of the largest FBI terrorism probes conducted before 9/11 and reveals its enduring impact on the community. Assia Boundaoui is an Algerian-American journalist and filmmaker based in Chicago. Way Past Kennedy Road presents a FREE screening of "The Feeling of Being Watched" at HABIBIZ, a group exhibition.
Presented by Way Past Kennedy Road & Platform A, Be My Habibi is a community conversation on place-making and surveillance facilitated by curators Jessica Kirk and Mitra Fakhrashrafi of Way Past Kennedy Road. Be My Habibi takes place during HABIBIZ , a group exhibit by Way Past Kennedy Road taking up Toronto’s Shisha Ban to consider what it means to illegalize already hyper-surveilled spaces and extending a conversation on radical traditions of place-making across the GTA.
HABIBIZ is a group exhibit by Way Past Kennedy Road taking up Toronto’s Shisha Ban to consider what it means to illegalize already hyper-surveilled spaces and extending a conversation on radical traditions of place-making across the GTA. HABIBIZ opens February 7th, 2019 from 7-10pm, and runs from February 8th – February 23rd at the Margin of Eras Gallery.
By blurring the lines between the real, virtual, and imagined, please wait...Loading Falasteen by Shatha Al-Husseini displays works that mirror Palestinian ingenuity in resistance, and subvert the Israeli regime's ongoing and uncanny violence upon Palestine’s lives and land. please wait...Loading Falasteen opens January 10th, 2019 from 7-10pm, and runs from January 11th – January 26th at the Margin of Eras Gallery.
“Burnt Umber" showcases the works of Black Artists Union members, and collectively, addresses the marginalization of Black North American communities, through the unification of Black artists. “Burnt Umber” opens November 15th at the Margin of Eras Gallery, running from November 16th to December 1st.
ARE YOU OK? is the first ever zine project by wordsmiths in the Story Reno Studio project — the zine launches November 8th at the Margin of Eras Gallery (1684 Queen St W) from 7-10pm. “ARE YOU OK?” explores themes of isolation, mental health, addiction, queer identity, self-destruction and self discovery… and the overall feeling of not being ok. Come through for incredible readings, chill vibes, and our open mic.
HABITAT 2019 is a production and performance residency for new-generation artists (15-29 years old) who live and work on the margins in Toronto. We want to work with you to fully create your own HABITAT: an immersive visual and sonic environment that represents not only the origins of your music, but you, as a human being.
Throughout this project you will work closely with Toronto artist Matthew Progress, lead producer of the HABITAT residency program. Local arts professionals will provide support, mentorship, and collaboration in the creation of video and visual art installations — final projects will be performed and exhibited at CUE's Margin of Eras Gallery in 2019.
The MOEG is excited to announce a special performance event for the closing of "..but there are new suns" this Saturday, October 6th at 3pm, featuring a dance performance by ILL NANA/DiverseCity Dance Company co-founder Ravyn Wngz.
Open from October 18th to November 3rd at the MOEG, “Passageways” by Eli Howey depicts the layered experience of embodiment, decorating figures with their surroundings to hint at their abilities and strangeness. The body is emphasized as an energetic mediator; a passageway between tangible and non-tangible spaces, one that can manifests ideas, movements, thoughts, memories and other vibrations.
The MOEG is excited to present the final edition of the Sandbox Sessions—a monthly drop-in for new-generation writers living and working on the margins. Our final edition of Sandbox will feature guest mentor Cherie Dimaline, Canadian Métis author of the 2017 Governor General award-winning novel "The Marrow Thieves".
TERMS AND CONDITIONS is a platform to contemplate the ethics and morals of our digital life, and instigate a visual conversation. The artworks convey individual stories, lived experiences, and present conversations that examine and critique our relationship with information technology. Terms And Conditions opens August 9th 2018 at the Margin of Eras Gallery.
Reclaiming Our Mother Tongues: A Multilingual Poetry Workshop is a three hour poetry workshop open to anyone in Toronto/GTA whose mother tongue is not English. Priority will be given to BIPOC new-generation artists (15-29 years old) who experience social, cultural, and economic marginalization. Especially welcome are women of colour, immigrants, refugees, and second generation Canadians.