About Meagan Barnes

Meagan is a content contributor and partnerships coordinator for artsUNITE/UNITÉ des arts. Prefers flora over fauna.
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Artist Spotlight: Tone Study

The Artist Spotlight series aims to celebrate creators at a time when art is being consumed the most. This week we sat down with two of the creators of Tone Study, a Black art and cultural commentary publication. Nana Adu Poku and Michael Nyarkoh shared the inspirations that led to the creation of their project, and offered insight on the future of live events and the essentiality of the arts and culture sector.

2021-01-13T15:56:35-05:00février 2nd, 2021|Categories: People and Places|Tags: , , , |
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Artist Spotlight: Flowzus

The Artist Spotlight series aims to celebrate creators at a time when art is being consumed the most. To Submit your work or organization to be featured, email content@artsunite.ca. This week, Rapper, Singer and Music Producer Flowzus shares some insight into his 10 years in the industry and how he’s able to continue to create despite the pandemic and being home full-time with his wife and young daughter.

2021-01-19T09:51:30-05:00janvier 19th, 2021|Categories: People and Places|Tags: , , , |
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mood: a playlist curated by Tejas Panchal

Mood is a series of playlists curated by local creatives to appease all of the feels, year round. This week, photographer and creative Tejas Panchal shares a selection of songs that have been stuck in his head over the past few months. From fun basslines to moody slow songs, this playlist is best enjoyed on shuffle.

2020-11-26T17:57:01-05:00janvier 15th, 2021|Categories: People and Places|Tags: , , , |
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Artist Spotlight: Jamie Whitecrow

The Artist Spotlight series aims to celebrate creators at a time when art is being consumed the most. This week we sat down with Indigenous writer, producer, multi – media artist and aspiring filmmaker Jamie Whitecrow, who shared more about her film influences and her thoughts on how organizations can better incorporate POC as part of their framework, and not only as a consult- based solution to the problem of equity and diversity.

2020-11-25T10:40:13-05:00janvier 5th, 2021|Categories: People and Places|Tags: , , , , |
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Artist Spotlight: Collectif Bus 1.2.3

The Artist Spotlight series aims to celebrate creators at a time when art is being consumed the most. This week, we feature some of the most recent works from collective BUS 1.2.3, a multigenerational, multi-lingual and multimedia artist collective based in Toronto. Check out the interview and enjoy clips of their collaborative performances of “Babel-o-drome NUGEN” below.

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Compassionate Inquiry: Healing Resource & Workshop

Compassionate Inquiry (C.I.) is an effective tool to help one become more mindful, present, and more in touch with one’s feelings, both physical and emotional, and thus be more connected with the authentic self. Many theorize that most pain and suffering comes from a disconnect from the self and from denying and/or suppressing feelings. Allowing the feelings to be felt through .C.I. can really help them to release and feel lighter, clearing away blockages, which makes creating more possible. Read more about the resource and workshop led by Clear Wind Blows Over the Moon.

2020-12-10T10:18:33-05:00décembre 14th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |
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mood: a playlist curated by Andrew Lochhead

Mood is a series of playlists curated by local creatives to appease all of your feels. Andrew Lochhead is a multidisciplinary artist, curator and community arts facilitator interested in the creative intersections of people, places, visual arts and music. Check out what inspired his selections for this weeks playlist below.

2020-12-11T10:08:46-05:00décembre 11th, 2020|Categories: People and Places|Tags: , , , |
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