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What’s On Calendar
November 18–24, 2019

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place – Nicholas Galanin

Monday, November 18, 2019
10:00am – 9:00pm

Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

AM I WRONG TO LOVE? – The Exhibit

Monday, November 18, 2019
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.

Feels – Emma Piirtoniemi

Monday, November 18, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Feels expands the individual’s experience with jewellery to become shared by many at once.

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

Monday, November 18, 2019
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.

Opening Keynote: Forensic Architecture

Monday, November 18, 2019
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

Art + Practice Workshops: WRITING with Kevin Dyer

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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.

Ingenious Purpose – Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre Sewing Group

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
10:00am – 8:00pm

An exhibition featuring beautiful dog blankets and hangings made by the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre (KDCC) Sewing Group in Whitehorse.

Art + Practice Workshops: WRITING with Carrianne Leung

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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.

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place – Nicholas Galanin

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
10:00am – 9:00pm

Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Art + Practice Workshops: DANCE with Lua Shayenne

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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.

Art + Practice Workshops: PHOTOGRAPHY with Gilad Cohen

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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.

Feels – Emma Piirtoniemi

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Feels expands the individual’s experience with jewellery to become shared by many at once.

AM I WRONG TO LOVE? – The Exhibit

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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.

Ravisara - Arin Rungjang

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Arin Rungjang explores every-day strategies of resistance and postcolonial discourses through storytelling and oral histories. Presented as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art.

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

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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.

Bearing witness at the borders: A dangerous and necessary practice

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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.

Criminalizing compassion: Controlling mobility by punishing humanitarian aid to migrants

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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.

Hearts and Bones

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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.

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

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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.

Art + Practice Workshops: THEATRE with Ross Manson

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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.

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place – Nicholas Galanin

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
10:00am – 9:00pm

Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Ingenious Purpose – Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre Sewing Group

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
10:00am – 8:00pm

An exhibition featuring beautiful dog blankets and hangings made by the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre (KDCC) Sewing Group in Whitehorse.

Art + Practice Workshops: PHOTOGRAPHY with Ruth Kaplan

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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.

AM I WRONG TO LOVE? – The Exhibit

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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.

Feels – Emma Piirtoniemi

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Feels expands the individual’s experience with jewellery to become shared by many at once.

Ravisara - Arin Rungjang

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Arin Rungjang explores every-day strategies of resistance and postcolonial discourses through storytelling and oral histories. Presented as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art.

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

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
2:00pm – 7:00pm

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.

Migrant justice and Indigenous self determination: A good place to start when acting on climate

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
2:30pm – 4:00pm

Clayton Thomas-Müller and friends explore human migration from an Indigenous Peoples’ Perspective. Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Closing Panel: Solutions for a global citizenship

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
5:00pm – 6:30pm

This panel explores innovative solutions in development for Borderless Citizens, with a focus on “out-of-the-box-solutions.” Part of The Borderless Citizen Project.

Ingenious Purpose – Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre Sewing Group

Thursday, November 21, 2019
10:00am – 8:00pm

An exhibition featuring beautiful dog blankets and hangings made by the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre (KDCC) Sewing Group in Whitehorse.

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place – Nicholas Galanin

Thursday, November 21, 2019
10:00am – 9:00pm

Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Feels – Emma Piirtoniemi

Thursday, November 21, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Feels expands the individual’s experience with jewellery to become shared by many at once.

Ravisara - Arin Rungjang

Thursday, November 21, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Arin Rungjang explores every-day strategies of resistance and postcolonial discourses through storytelling and oral histories. Presented as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art.

DW233: JD Dance – IN ABSENTIA

Thursday, November 21, 2019
8:00pm

Harkening to the hardship and humour of life, IN ABSENTIA celebrates the unexpected beauty that blossoms in the aftermath of calamity.

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place – Nicholas Galanin

Friday, November 22, 2019
10:00am – 9:00pm

Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Ingenious Purpose – Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre Sewing Group

Friday, November 22, 2019
10:00am – 8:00pm

An exhibition featuring beautiful dog blankets and hangings made by the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre (KDCC) Sewing Group in Whitehorse.

Feels – Emma Piirtoniemi

Friday, November 22, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Feels expands the individual’s experience with jewellery to become shared by many at once.

Ravisara - Arin Rungjang

Friday, November 22, 2019
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Arin Rungjang explores every-day strategies of resistance and postcolonial discourses through storytelling and oral histories. Presented as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art.

Glass Blowing (Weekend)

Friday, November 22, 2019
6:30pm – 9:30pm

This weekend course covers solid and blown forms, colour application, hot and cold techniques and use of studio equipment. Part of COURSES & WORKSHOPS.

DW233: JD Dance – IN ABSENTIA

Friday, November 22, 2019
8:00pm

Harkening to the hardship and humour of life, IN ABSENTIA celebrates the unexpected beauty that blossoms in the aftermath of calamity.

Ingenious Purpose – Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre Sewing Group

Saturday, November 23, 2019
10:00am – 8:00pm

An exhibition featuring beautiful dog blankets and hangings made by the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre (KDCC) Sewing Group in Whitehorse.

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place – Nicholas Galanin

Saturday, November 23, 2019
10:00am – 9:00pm

Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Ravisara - Arin Rungjang

Saturday, November 23, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Arin Rungjang explores every-day strategies of resistance and postcolonial discourses through storytelling and oral histories. Presented as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art.

Feels – Emma Piirtoniemi

Saturday, November 23, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Feels expands the individual’s experience with jewellery to become shared by many at once.

Intermediate Ceramic Handbuilding (2 Days)

Saturday, November 23, 2019
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Participants will learn how to make functional and small sculptural objects by using slab, coil and pinch techniques. Part of COURSES & WORKSHOPS.

DW233: JD Dance – IN ABSENTIA

Saturday, November 23, 2019
8:00pm

Harkening to the hardship and humour of life, IN ABSENTIA celebrates the unexpected beauty that blossoms in the aftermath of calamity.

Ingenious Purpose – Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre Sewing Group

Sunday, November 24, 2019
10:00am – 6:00pm

An exhibition featuring beautiful dog blankets and hangings made by the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre (KDCC) Sewing Group in Whitehorse.

Fair Warning: A Sacred Place – Nicholas Galanin

Sunday, November 24, 2019
10:00am – 9:00pm

Images and audio speak to loss of access for Indigenous communities to cultural inheritance sold at auction without permission.

Feels – Emma Piirtoniemi

Sunday, November 24, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Feels expands the individual’s experience with jewellery to become shared by many at once.

Ravisara - Arin Rungjang

Sunday, November 24, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Arin Rungjang explores every-day strategies of resistance and postcolonial discourses through storytelling and oral histories. Presented as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art.

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