Syrus Marcus Ware

La décolonisation et comment faire de la place pour les artistes trans au sein de nos organisations?

Langue : anglais

Date : vendredi 11 février 2022
Lieu : En ligne
Heure : 13h00
Durée : 45 minutes
Présentateur : Emile Beauchemin
Participant : Syrus Marcus Ware

Description de l’activité

Une conférence de Syrus Marcus Ware qui abordera la place qu’occupent les personnes trans et non-binaires au sein de nos organismes culturels. Comment est-il possible de créer des contextes organisationnels où l’inclusivité et la vulnérabilité sont les vecteurs principaux de l’innovation et de la créativité ?

A talk by Syrus Marcus Ware that will address the place of trans and non-binary people within our cultural organizations. How is it possible to create organizational contexts where inclusivity and vulnerability are key drivers of innovation and creativity?

Biographie des personnes impliquées

Syrus Marcus Ware
Syrus Marcus Ware is a Vanier Scholar, visual artist, activist, curator, and educator. Using painting, installation, and performance, Syrus works with and explores social justice frameworks and Black activist culture. His work has been shown widely, including solo shows at Grunt Gallery in 2018 )2068:Touch Change) and Wil Aballe Art Projects in 2021 (Irresistible Revolutions). His work has been featured as part of the inaugural Toronto Biennial of Art in 2019 in conjunction with the Ryerson Image Centre (Antarctica and Ancestors, Do You Read Us? (Dispatches from the Future)), as well as for the Bentway’s Safety in Public Spaces Initiative in 2020 (Radical Love).

Syrus has participated in group shows at the Never Apart in Montreal, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of York University, the Art Gallery of Windsor, and as part of the curated content at Nuit Blanche 2017 (The Stolen People; Won’t Back Down). His performance works have been part of festivals across Canada, including at Cripping The Stage (Harbourfront Centre, 2016 & 2019), Complex Social Change (University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, 2015) and Decolonizing and Decriminalizing Trans Genres (University of Winnipeg, 2015).