Courage Lab: Arts & Equity Workshop Series

‘Cultivating Self Care & Compassion through an Indigenous Lens.’

Hosted by SKETCH and the Neighbourhood Arts Network. Facilitated by Special Guests Malikah Awe:ri and Gein Wong, with support from SKETCH & Neighbourhood Arts Network team. Virtual guest ArtBridges (Thunder Bay).


Join diverse artists, educators, organizers and activists to courageously investigate, share and experiment with concepts, ideas, tools and practices exploring equity, reconciliation and anti-oppression through the arts!

The Courage Lab series builds on the on going Emergence Partnership Initiative lead by SKETCH and Neighbourhood Arts Network, focused on making space to investigate creative practices for leading social change in Toronto’s arts communities.

Food will be provided!
Wheelchair Accessible.
Scent free environment.

Option to attend virtually via Google Hangout Group facilitated by Art Bridges.

In this introductory session Mahlikah Awe:ri and Gein Wong invite you to unpack the process of your practise from a lens of humility while exploring topics such as: Demystifying Reconciliation; the Corporatization of land and our relationship to the land; Decolonizing one’s self and how it translates to your art practise; Mindful decision making from a seven generation mindset. This will be an interactive workshop incorporating performance, breakout groups, discussion and activities. Come with open hearts and minds.

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