The Gathering Divergence
Multi-Arts Festival & Conference Fall 2022
Visioning Canada’s IBPOC Artistic Transformation:
Then and Now
Nov. 29, Nov. 30 and Dec. 2, 2022
In-person at Aki Studio (Toronto) and via Zoom
The multi-Arts Festival and Conference; a positively impactful and supportive convening in the Arts sector. The festival’s specific focus is on Indigenous, racialized, deaf, disabled and mad, women and other historically – marginalized artists’ communities. Geared towards meaningful conversations, professional development and sharing strategies in the Arts, this year’s theme for Gathering Divergence Multi-Arts Festival & Conference Fall 2022 | Visioning Canada’s IBPOC Artistic Transformation: Then and Now.
The festival / conference focuses on varying topics within the Arts sector grounded in the transformative change through a cross-sectoral understanding of Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity. A varied offering over 3 days, the festival and conference will feature performances, literary readings, online visual arts exhibition and creative investigations from diverse practices. Panels, workshops, exhibitions and showcases encouraging divergence across arts practices, collaboration and professional development shaped within the sensibilities of art making and networking of IBPOC artists and organizations.
The schedule is available here!
Programs for each day available here: Program Day 1 | Program Day 2 | Program Day 3
General Admission: Tue. Nov 29 | 9:30am – 2:30pm | $10
Student/Accessibility Pricing: Tue. Nov 29 | 9:30am – 2:30pm | $5
General Admission: Wed. Nov 30 | 11:00am – 5:00pm | $10
Student/Accessibility Pricing: Wed. Nov 30 | 11:00am – 5:00pm | $5
Reception and Publication launch, General Admission: Wed. Nov 30 | 6pm – 8pm | $10
Reception and Publication launch, Accessibility Pricing: Wed. Nov 30 | 6pm – 8pm | $5
General Admission: Fri. Dec. 2 | 10:00am – 4:30pm | $10
Student/Accessibility Pricing: Fri. Dec. 2 | 10:00am – 4:30pm | $5
To register to attend in-person or over Zoom the day sessions:
Attend online via Zoom: Register on Eventbrite.
Attend in-person at Aki studio:
Location: Aki Studio
585 Dundas St E #250, Toronto, ON M5A 2B7
Covid protocols: People attending the event in peson need to follow Aki Studio’s vaccination and mask policy – please read before registration:
Register at Aki’s online box office (select  CPAMO on the left side menu).
To register to attend in-person or over Zoom the Reception and Publication launch:
To register to attend the Reception and publication launch click here, please note the Covid policy is different for the Reception and Publication launch, for more information click here.
If you have any questions please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CPAMO is supported by the Canadian Heritage, Ontario Arts Council, the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Toronto Arts Council, English Testing Canada, Barrett and Welsh, and LeSageArts Management.
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