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“To dehumanize is devine”

“To dehumanize is devine”

Curator: Theo Fox This series, compromised of clipping from “J.K. Rowling Writes abiyt Her Reasons for Speaking out on Sex and Gender Issus” and Chapter 18 of “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”, is a radical form of erasure poetry in which the rest of the page is discarded entirely, allowing for subsequent decontextualization

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Value Village Poems

Value Village Poems

Curator: Olivia De Sanctis The Value Village Poems are a series which combines found materials collected from several visits to the same Value Village location. Their title suggests a practice of hunting or searching for hand-me-down objects, but it also implies a practice of consumerism. Here the found texts and images are not purchased but

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Batrimoine. mémoire et fantômes

Batrimoine. mémoire et fantômes

Curator: Nashwa Lina Khan   This piece takes from archival images of Bousbir - what was essentially a sex prison in Morocco during colonial occupation and news articles from the present about an ‘uncolonized’ Morocco  The role of Moroccan women in the world is one that I explore throughout these pieces and my larger body

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2023 - 27th Eco Arts & Media Festival - Mending

2023 - 27th Eco Arts & Media Festival - Mending

This year’s festival, titled “MENDING,” will examine how art and art-making can be a catalyst to repairing relationships with the self, with others and with the world around us. MENDING encourages attendees to explore ways in which repairing those relationships can foster a more sustainable and just approach to tackling the environmental crises, systemic challenges

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Making sex education more accessible to young people by theatre

Making sex education more accessible to young people by theatre

by Shira Taylor In 2014, as a fresh-faced doctoral candidate, I walked into one of Toronto’s most diverse and overpopulated high schools with the idea of making sex education more accessible by inviting young people to sing, rap, and dance about everything from chlamydia to menstruation to homophobia. On my first visit to Marc Garneau

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Indigenous Knowing and Climate Futures: EUC Congress event with Candis Callison, Naomi Klein and Deborah McGregor

Indigenous Knowing and Climate Futures: EUC Congress event with Candis Callison, Naomi Klein and Deborah McGregor

As part of the open programming at Congress 2023, the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC) is hosting  a keynote panel titled "Indigenous Knowing and Climate Futures" on May 31st from 3-5pm at the Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building. Co-sponsored by UBC’s Centre for Climate Justice, and the Environmental Studies Association of

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