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Groundings - Symposium to Raise Up BIPOC Poets

  • 100 McCaul Street Toronto, ON, M5T 1W1 Canada (map)

at OCAD University - 100 McCaul Street, Toronto

A Symposium to Raise Up BIPOC Poets Nov 23-24, 2018 at the Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto

FIRST STEP - Please fill out our Registration / Survey form. Space is limited.

Building upon the Primary Colours movement, this symposium is an initiative envisioned by foundational dub poet, educator and community builder, Lillian Allen. The summit is driven by the question: How can we change the Canadian arts ecology to support and lift up the work and careers of BIPOC (black, indigenous, people of colour) artists? The summit and following events will bring together longstanding and up-and-coming movers and shakers in the Canadian and Turtle Island spoken word communities to discuss, design, and strategize for the future of spoken word for BIPOC artists.

Earlier Event: November 22
OUTwrites - Spoken Word + Open Mouth Poetry
Later Event: November 23
Tartan Turban Secret Readings #14