Shifting Ground Symposium
November 11 Livestreams
Session 1: Material and the Immaterial
1:15pm – 2:35pm
Omar Badrin and Zavisha Chromicz combine textile techniques and materials with familiar found objects and multi-media processes.
Session 2: Black Ecologies
2:50pm – 4:05pm
Artists Charmaine Lurch and Jérôme Havre join writer and researcher Nehal El-Hadi for a provocative discussion on nature, mythology and Blackness.
6:30pm – 8pm
As with the evolution and diversity of the land, waters and animal beings, Indigenous practice continues to evolve, shift, shape and reshape within the landscape.
November 12 Livestreams
Session 1: Contemporary Art Jewellery and the Craft Ideal
10:15pm – 11:35pm
The studio craft movement solidified the concept of individual creative genius applied to craft.
Session 2: Craft & Creative Placemaking
1pm – 2:20pm
Creative placemaking leverages the power of arts and culture as a catalyst for community and urban development.
Session 3: Craftship/Kinship
2:35pm – 3:35pm
The role of Indigenous craft practice in shaping our relation to the world(s) around us.