Sayaspora Hosts Events Celebrating the Cultures and Diversity Stemming from Africa
Cultures is an event put on by Sayaspora for anyone looking to dance the night away to music from the African Diaspora. Sayaspora aims to promote a better image of African women and youth in the media.
They do this By Fostering a Connection to Each Other, Creativity, and Nature
La Luna said that fostering and encouraging a connection to the Earth and the natural world is part of SIM’s goal as both a movement and organization. The distinction between the two is subtle, but relevant in understanding the purpose of a group as multifaceted as SIM.
Two Actors Describe What it’s Like to Work in the Dramatic Arts
Meet Kareem Alleyne and Alexandra Laferriere. Both are professional actors. Both are Black. Both worked (primarily) on the anglophone side of Montreal’s performing arts community.
Photography and Maquettes Visited Nostalgia and Memory With “Enclosed Comforts”
The newest exhibition at the VAV gallery, Enclosed Comforts , radiates warmth, and the pieces exhibited revolve around the themes of home, and the comfort, and discomfort it provides.
Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper’s Documentary Delves into the Climate Change Discussion Through a Fine Art Lens
Metamorphosis documents the global climate change crisis through a fine arts lens, emphasizing that the root of it all, both environmental problems and their plausible solutions, originates in the capacity and necessity of change.
Annual Show Returns for it’s Fourth Year, Creating Community United Through Commonality, Not Difference
SiM is a fundraising event that mixes music and poetry to promote awareness about the realities of racial minorities. As for any event addressing these often taboo topics, emotions were bound to spill out in unpredictable ways. But the aura created by organizers Malek Yalaoui and Dona la Luna for it’s fourth edition warded off all negativity.
A Safe Space for the Wide Spectrum of Drag at Bar le Ritz PDB
The event Alternadrag II, which was hosted last Thursday at Bar Le Ritz PDB, is exactly what it sounds like: an alternative, experimental drag show, challenging aspects of mainstream drag performance.
Taking Mud and turning It Into Gold
With gleaming eyes and brush strokes on his arms and legs, Jose Antonios Yumars’ art studio is a world where Jackson Pollock meets Henri Michaux. “They’re probably my biggest inspirations,” he says.
Venue Management Makes a Point to be Inclusive; From Hiring Practices to Party Protocols
Located on St. Hubert St., Ausgang plaza is known for intertwining activism and art while presenting in it snapping fashion.
Introducing the VAV Gallery, FOFA Gallery, and Media Gallery
There’s no shortage of creative resourceful minds at Concordia and their artwork can be found all over campus. Don’t shy away from cracking the door open and taking a look—everyone is welcome and it’s free.