Big Idea

Roxane Gay shares her thoughts on The Big Idea: Legacy

Roxane Gay’s writing has appeared in Oxford American, American Short Fiction, Virginia Quarterly Review, NOON, The New York Times Book Review, The Rumpus, Salon and numerous anthologies. She is the co-editor of PANK and teaches writing at Eastern Illinois University. She is also the author of the books Ayiti, An Untamed State and Bad Feminist.

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Jessica Stuart shares her thoughts on The Big Idea: Legacy

In our 40th anniversary year at Harbourfront Centre, we are exploring The Big Idea: Legacy. Legacy is the essential contribution of the past that acknowledges the present. It is a magnificent merging of past desire and future promise. In legacy the past and present come together to create fundamental meaning.

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Emmanuel Jal shares his thoughts on The Big Idea: Legacy

Emmanuel Jal was born into the life of a child solider in the war-torn region of Southern Sudan. He managed to survive and emerge as a recording artist, achieving worldwide acclaim for his unique style of hip hop with its message of peace and reconciliation. See Emmanuel Jal perform live on the WestJet Stage on July 19.

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Ian Chodikoff shares his thoughts on The Big Idea: Legacy

Ian is the founding Director of Fora Strategic Planning, a consultancy focused on researching, developing and applying effective solutions for a healthier and more prosperous urban environment. He’s participating in Bridgepoint Active Healthcare: The Reinvention Of A Hospital, which is part of our Architecture Exhibition Winter 2014 — open until June 8th. Here are Ian’s thoughts on The Big Idea: Legacy.

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Denise Fujiwara shares her thoughts on The Big Idea: Legacy

Denise is the choreographer and visionary behind Fujiwara Dance Inventions. Her adaptation of Christian Bök’s Eunoia has its world premiere on March 19 as part of World Stage. Here are Denise’s thoughts on The Big Idea: Legacy.

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Jack Diamond shares his thoughts on The Big Idea: Legacy

Jack Diamond has practiced architecture since 1968 and is recognized for his astute interpretation of site and context across a wide range of award-winning building types, from civic and residential to performing arts and academic projects. He is part of the exhibit team for Bridgepoint Active Healthcare: The Reinvention Of A Hospital, which is currently on exhibition as part of our Architecture Exhibition Winter 2014. Here are Jack’s thoughts on The Big Idea: Legacy.

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FIXT POINT share their thoughts on The Big Idea: Legacy

In our 40th anniversary year at Harbourfront Centre, we are exploring The Big Idea: Legacy. Legacy is the essential contribution of the past that acknowledges the present. It is a magnificent merging of past desire and future promise. In legacy the past and present come together to create fundamental meaning.

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