Highsnobiety: Meet the trailblazing artist in Bombay Sapphire’s installation Series
https://youtu.be/sQFmubG48bQ For better or worse, the past year has changed us. As we begin to take major steps toward resuming our normal lives post-COVID-19 (with safety still in mind, of course), it’s important to recognize all of the lessons we’ve learned
Raptors makes a statement against systemic racism and violence
Raptors released a collection that started as a collaboration between Raptors players and local Toronto artists Adeyemi Adegbesan (@yung.yemi) and Mark Stoddart (@mstoddart68) to make a statement against the systemic racism and violence that the black community faces every day. These efforts have come
New release: Collaboration with Tosho Knife Arts with proceeds going to Afri-Can FoodBasket
Earlier this year we did a collaborative project with Toronto-based artist Dahae Song, Japan-based knife maker Asano Kajiya, Tosho Knife Arts and byMinistry. These limited edition pieces are now available for purchase with all proceeds going to Afri-Can FoodBasket, a food
da mic is on.
As the world comes to terms with systemic racism and increasing calls for major change at all levels of society, Harbourfront Centre is proud to present da mic is on, curated and hosted by Trey Anthony @blackgirlinlove and Ashley McKenzie-Barnes @ashleymckenziebarnes. Starting June
#Block4BLAC: a social distance fundraiser for social good on West Queen West
Saturday June 13 we’re pulling together the West Queen West community for a social distance fundraiser in support of The Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC). With over 20+ neighbouring businesses and 30+ sponsors participating.All are encouraged to join the block
The Know Your Rights Camp Legal Defense Initiative
In February we debuted a public art installation, courtesy of Colin Kaeperknick’s (@kaepernick7) Know Your Rights Camp (@yourrightscamp) as part of Harbourfront Centre's (@harbourfrontcentre) #Kuumba25 with the intention of raising awareness for the initiative. KYRC serves as a safe space for youth to
2021 Art Souterrain Festival in Montreal is now accepting submissions!
Are you interested in taking part of the Art Souterrain Festival in Montreal during 2021? In this period of confinement, are you buzzing with ideas on the theme of time? I am happy to share that I'll be one of
AGO Massive theme, artists and discounted tickets!
Together for one night only, AGO Massive features immersive art installations, live performances, DJs that will get you moving, and irresistible food and drink. AGO Massive is an important fundraiser that supports The Art Gallery of Ontario's mission to bring people
NOW Magazine: Black Futures Month Cover Story
Toronto, ON (January 30, 2020) – Five Torontonians push for progressive change. An urban agriculturist, a poet, a planner, a curator and a fashion designer explain how they're breaking down barriers to Black liberation. Ashley McKenzie-Barnes “Curate and commission art that
Toronto, ON (December 4, 2019) – Toronto’s longest running Black History Month festival, Harbourfront Centre’s KUUMBA, marks 25 years of celebrating the heritage, culture and traditions of black Canadians with a series of talks, workshops, events and performances throughout