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Decolonizing During a Viral Pandemic

This realization got me thinking about how steeped in colonialism I am. It’s hard because I have to acknowledge that the bias, racist attitudes and behaviour engrained in western society have influenced me. I like to think I’m free of racism but it isn’t possible, having been raised in colonialism, and anti-racist isn’t a label I can just slap on myself after I think I’ve done the work.

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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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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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Artist Spotlight: Gabriel Gutierrez

The Artist Spotlight series aims to celebrate creators at a time when art is being consumed the most. Under the name Esote.rico, Gabriel's work explores the struggles of generational trauma and displacement and finding oneself through a queer, subversive lens. He shared with ArtsUnite his views on magic, the"cis-tem," and how he finds inspiration during the pandemic.

2020-10-23T14:20:51-04:00juin 24th, 2020|Categories: People and Places|Tags: , , |
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