The Walrus Talks Linking Artwork and Tradition

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As the humanities and tradition sector navigates by means of the pandemic, what position are arts and humanities organizations taking part in in connecting Canadians?

In the course of the pandemic, who amongst us hasn’t turned to leisure media and the humanities to scale back the sensation of isolation and work by means of the day? Plus, we missed out on alternatives to assemble collectively to expertise artwork and tradition in shared areas. Now, as we see after the final two and a half years, arts and humanities and tradition organizations can play an necessary position going ahead. What have the humanities and humanities and tradition organizations discovered that may reshape the sector right now?

In The Walrus Talks Reconnecting Arts and Tradition, business professionals representing the fields of visible arts, comedy, movie and tv, literature, theatre, and extra, come collectively to share how the pandemic has affected their subject. It has modified the way in which they see, the tales they inform, and the viewers that experiences their work.

Be part of us in Halifax for a night of chat about an business that’s an important a part of Canada.

Cannot make it in individual? Register for the livestream and watch on-line from the consolation of your own home.

Photographs of Renelta Arluk, Melissa D'Agostina, Peter Hinton-Davis, Ian Kamau, Mary Kim, Owen 'O'Sound' Lee, Laura Mackenzie and Dr. Cyrus Marcus Ware

That includes a seven-minute dialog from:

  • renelta arlucoDirector of Indigenous Arts, Banff Middle for the Arts and Creativity
  • Melissa D’AgostinoMovie producer and co-founder of Highball TV
  • Peter Hinton-DavisTheater and Opera Director, Playwright
  • Ian Kamauartist, author, designer
  • mary kimSenior Supervisor, Instructing and Mediation Program, Toronto Biennial of the Arts
  • Owen ‘O’Sound’ Leemusician
  • Laura MackenzieGovt Director, Display Nova Scotia
  • Dr. Cyrus Marcus Wareartist, activist, trainer

Halifax Central Library
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM AT

Basic Admission: Free with registration
Livestream: Free with registration

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