Workshop 2: about the workshop

The second in a series of audience-development workshops, this session offers a full day of talks and discussions that will focus on Indigenous arts and cultural workers, and from organizations that have worked with them. Topics that will be covered are educational practices, cultural “mapping,” developing organizational mandates, reciprocity in relationships, information sharing and gathering trends, outreach strategies, and our speakers’ experiences with specific festivals and institutions that feature Indigenous artists.

Schedule and confirmed participants:

8:30 am – Registration
9:00 am – Introductions by Charles C. Smith, CPPAMO Project Lead
9:30 am – Panel 1: Aboriginal artists and communities – Nick Ashawasega (Nation Talk), Sara Roque (Ontario Arts Council)
10:45 am – Health break
11:00 am – Panel 2: Partnering with Aboriginal artists and communities – Melanie Fernadez (Harbourfront Centre), Jennifer Green (Soundstreams), Andrea Fatona (Ottawa Art Gallery)
1:00 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – Spotlight on information gathering practices of immigrant, ethno-racial and Aboriginal communities – Nadia Caidi (Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto)
4:00 pm – Wrap up

We will keep you updated on changes to the schedule and speakers.

We will be charging a registration fee to cover the cost of food/beverages and workshop materials:

$25 – General registration
$15 – CPPAMO roundtable members/students
Free for students (with a valid student ID) who provide their own lunch.

To register, please visit: Registration closes on November 15th.

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