Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario (CPAMO) is launching a series of conversations exploring frameworks for understanding how Artists and Arts Organization are thinking about their work and programming given the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s ongoing impact on the Arts Sector. We are committed to being a supportive convenor of arts practitioners from the Indigenous, racialized, deaf, disabled and mad, women and other historically-marginalized artists and communities.
The Gathering: Online invites artists and organizations to speak about their work and the viewers to engage with the artists while having a forum for asking questions in real time.
We hope you can join us. It is our intent to offer further space for networking with artists and organizations, asking the same questions about IBPOC visibility, inclusion and their intersections with artistic/organizational practices while speaking to many perspectives in the arts and the changing demographics of audiences and participation within the Arts sector.
Please note: the sessions will be via Zoom and you can join online or over the phone. All sessions will be recorded and the recording will be available for the participants and the general public. Zoom link will be sent 1 day before the session and a reminder 1 hour before the session.
All sessions are 1-4 pm.
June 4: Importance of Digital Research and Prototyping: CPAMO IBPOC Digital Strategy report launch
June 11: Navigating Precarity and the Impact of COVID-19 on Arts Administration
July 2: A Boards Perspective: Leading an Organization Focussed Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
July 23: Arts in the Reflection to Our Time: Creation in Response to and with Community
August 13: Diversity in Indigeneity and its Representation in the Arts
September 3: Arts Practice vs. Queer Arts Practice: Emergence, Similarities and New Realities
September 24: Visual Representation: The Problematic Nature of the Gaze for IBPOC Visual Artists
October 15: Writing Narratives: Diverse Lens of Canadian Experiences
November 5: What Have We Learnt?: Developing Policies for Mitigating Organizational Instability in Crisis Situations
November 26: Festival Planning /Crisis and the implications on Programming for Equity Seeking Arts Organizations