Critical Transformations: A Forum on New Futures
- VENUE Shumka Centre at Emily Carr University of Art + Design
- DATES September to December 2020
- URL shumka.ecuad.ca
Artists & Presenters:
Nura Ali (Artist and Social Activist), Jacquie Shaw (Designer), Jean Chisholm (Designer), Fritz Haeg (Artist / Salmon Creek Farm), Morgan Elder and Allison Littrell (Co-Directors, Murmurs), noé olivas (Co-Founder, Crenshaw Dairy Mart), Anaïs Duplan (Founder, Center for Afrofuturist Studies), Willa Koerner (Director, The Strange Foundation),
Jen Delos Reyes (Founder & Director, Open Engagement), Michael Holt (Co-Director, NAVEL), Alice Yuan Zhang (Co-Organizer, Virtual Care Lab), Caroline Woolard (Author of Making and Being and Artist), Vanessa Kwan (Program Director, grunt, Curator/Producer, Other Sights and Artist)
We are living through unprecedented times that present the challenges of the pandemic, an economic recession, and rising fascism, alongside the opportunities of social justice, creative problem-solving, and bold thinking.
Curated by Ceci Moss, this monthly series of online roundtable conversations invites visionary artists, curators, activists, designers, architects, and arts organizers around the globe to discuss their work in creating groundbreaking new models for the arts sector from September to December 2020.
About the Shumka Centre for Creative Entrepreneurship at Emily Carr University of Art + Design
The Shumka Centre creates programs and partnerships that help artists and designers realize their ideas in the world. It is a place where creative practitioners can find the community, knowledge, and resources they need to launch, fund, and organize projects across the spectrum of contemporary art and design activities – products, projects, curatorial initiatives, platforms, companies, organizations, and more.