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AM I WRONG TO LOVE? – The Exhibit

12:00pm – 6:00pm

This portrait series will explore the stories of 20 refugees from 10 different countries who have all fled their home countries because of their gender expression, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Visual Arts

From South to North: Migrants’ Ordeal to Reach the U.S.

7:00pm – 9:30pm

A display of vivid and startling visual narrative of the urgency, desperation and sadness of migrants as they journeyed to the U.S. from Central and South America. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Visual Arts

Opening Keynote: Forensic Architecture

7:30pm – 9:00pm

With opening remarks from The Borderless Citizen Project co-chairs, Senator Ratna Omidvar and Fiona Salzen, join Prof. Eyal Weizman, director of Forensic Architecture, in the opening keynote address. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project

Learning

Lectures

Art + Practice Workshops: PHOTOGRAPHY with Gilad Cohen

10:00am –11:30am

An interactive workshop that explores the important relationship that the arts and photography play in creating spaces for social justice narratives. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Learning

Visual Arts

Art + Practice Workshops: DANCE with Lua Shayenne

10:00am –11:30am

This workshop will centre on the physical investigation of borderlands as sites of power, gendered space, freedom and more. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Dance

Learning

Art + Practice Workshops: WRITING with Carrianne Leung

10:00am –11:30am

Explore what humanity means in the contexts of our contemporary perils and reflect on how we carry an ethical responsibility in our own work. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Learning

Art + Practice Workshops: WRITING with Kevin Dyer

10:00am –11:30am

The prize-winning UK playwright leads a writing and learning session that explores our identity as we go from one place to another. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Learning

Lectures

AM I WRONG TO LOVE? – The Exhibit

12:00pm – 6:00pm

This portrait series will explore the stories of 20 refugees from 10 different countries who have all fled their home countries because of their gender expression, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Visual Arts

From South to North: Migrants’ Ordeal to Reach the U.S.

12:30pm –10:00pm

A display of vivid and startling visual narrative of the urgency, desperation and sadness of migrants as they journeyed to the U.S. from Central and South America. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Visual Arts

Bearing witness at the borders: A dangerous and necessary practice

1:00pm – 2:30pm

This panel will illuminate the work of artists, journalists and policy makers who are compelled to bear witness and by doing so, affect change. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Learning

Lectures

Criminalizing compassion: Controlling mobility by punishing humanitarian aid to migrants

3:30pm – 5:00pm

Front-line workers and experts discuss the impacts of migration policies that deepen the crisis for vulnerable people. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Learning

Lectures

Hearts and Bones

7:30pm – 9:30pm

A renowned war photographer struggling with PTSD, forms an unexpected bond with a Sudanese refugee, until one of his photographs unearths a dark secret from refugee’s past.

Film

Art + Practice Workshops: MOVEMENT with Roshanak Jaberi and Doris Rajan

10:00am –11:30am

Explore the use of art in the telling of marginalized peoples’ experiences in a workshop of movement and text based exercises. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Learning

Art + Practice Workshops: THEATRE with Ross Manson

10:00am –11:30am

Explore how to take the first steps in a creative process, while focusing on three principles of practice: Utility, Respect and the Right Brain. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Learning

Theatre

Art + Practice Workshops: PHOTOGRAPHY with Ruth Kaplan

10:00am –11:30am

Photographer Ruth Kaplan discusses the challenges of making humanist documentary images at an “irregular” border-crossing. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Learning

Visual Arts

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