Tangled Bodies and This Artist’s Body

Tangled Art + Disability presents: Tangled Bodies-a panel discussion about the impact of current provincial legislation on the lives and practices of artists with disabilities and This Artist’s Body-a premiere screening of digital shorts by 10 outstanding artists sponsored by NBCUniversal and created in partnership with Project Re-Vision. Thursday, December 5th The TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. West. 5 PM: TANGLED BODIES A panel discussion about the impact of current provincial legislation on the More →

Artist in Residence, Janna Brown

Named in honour of the organization’s founding director, the Sharon Wolfe Artist in Residence position offers disability-identified artist the rare opportunity to devote themselves fully to a creative project, while making an important contribution to the broader cultural community. We are excited to offer this year’s Artist in Residence to Janna Brown. Check out Inside Toronto’s feature article! Image: Artist Geoff McMurchy and Artist in Residence, Janna Brown.

Tangled on Tour: Thunder Bay

This fall we are breaking new ground with the first of what we hope will be an annual series of partnerships with communities across the province. Our inaugural Tangled on Tour event brings together artists from Toronto and Thunder Bay for two days of workshops, networking, panels and screenings as part of Culture Days. The event concludes with a public screening of Jason DaSilva’s multiple award-winning documentary feature, When I Walk. September 27 + 28, More →

Art with Attitude

In partnership with Ryerson School of Disability Studies, Art with Attitude is an annual summer showcase of art and ideas. This year’s programme includes screenings of four newly commissioned digital stories, followed by a panel discussion with media creators Mark Brose, Janna Brown, Jan Derbyshire, and Clementine Morrigan moderated by Eliza Chandler. Rounding out the evening, we are thrilled to welcome back one of our favourite performers: New York City percussionist and singer, Sidiki Conde. More →

Toronto: Street Level

Back by popular demand, Toronto: Street Level brings an important and intimate perspective to Ryerson University’s Social Justice Week. Canada’s largest, most diverse and dynamic city is the subject of this collection by 10 local photographers. The Toronto captured in these photographs is complex and contradictory: both brimming with life and stifled by poverty; its streets gritty and lush. Toronto: Street Level is the culmination of an 8-month master class with renowned social documentary photographer More →