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#occupytoronto – Photo Blog

Posted on Nov 19, 2011 in photography, photography, Toronto, writing

#occupytoronto – Photo Blog

For a little over two months now, #occupy protests have been going on across North America and around the world. In recent weeks, much of the attention has shifted to whether or not the occupiers should be allowed to take up residence in public spaces, such as Saint James Park in downtown Toronto.

I have mixed feelings about the protests. Overall, I’m supportive of the movement and the principles that the occupiers stand for, at the same time, I really worry that right now, the message has gotten clouded by a fight about tents in the park, rather than the real issues at hand.

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Heart to Art

Posted on Aug 16, 2011 in arts, blog, facilitation, portfolio, Toronto

Heart to Art

On August 13 I had a great opportunity to work as a facilitator for a program that was run by the AGO (Art Gallery of Ontario). The program, put on by Celina Agaton, was called a Heart to Art Chat and designed to bring a wider community of engaged individuals together at the AGO to talk very openly about what the gallery needs to do to become more relevant and continue to grow.

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