ARTivism: Allyship in the Canadian Contemporary Art and Culture Space
Leading BIPOC voices from the Canadian artistic landscape address topics of performance vs. meaningful allyship for BIPOC artists within the entertainment industry, gallery systems and cultural institutions. This candid conversation will consider the failures and the possibilities for systemic transformation. Participants:
Fido Pride 2020: Connect to Accept
Pride is looking very different for us this year, but we’re still finding those small ways to be together while being apart, and also reinforcing the importance of connecting with people who are different from us. As we enter Pride
Pride + Activism: Lessons in Love: Part 1
A digital dialogue hosted by Ashley McKenzie-Barnes with six Queer Black Women on the successes and mishaps of relationships. The candid conversation will uncover the makings of a gay marriage between two Caribbean women, the concerns of being a single
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
Left of Centre, a 2-year artist incubator for emerging Black artists—Call for Applications
Left of Centre is a two-year artist incubation project which combines professional development, creative consulting, critical feedback, and seed funding to support the careers of emerging Black artists living within Toronto or the GTA.We know that Black artists are more likely to be
#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
ArtTO’s series “What Art World Do You Want To Create?”
Artists, creators, how do you want to use your voice?Sat with @art_toronto a month and half into COVID-19, and while our world is now experiencing a new pain and trauma over this past weeks incidents with George Floyd, Regis, Amy Cooper
Freshbooks encourages discussions that help entrepreneurs through the pain points of working through COVID-19 pandemic
The Facebook x #imakealiving community moved to the digital space and pinged influences to create videos to encourage discussion and conversations that helped small business owners and entrepreneurs through the pain points of working through COVID-19 pandemic. Ashley McKenzie-Barnes is an Independent
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
#imakealiving is returning to Toronto!
#imakealiving is a monthly event for entrepreneurs powered by FreshBooks and sponsored by Wealthsimple, bringing together a diverse panel of entrepreneurs, freelancers and small business owners for lively and candid conversations. On November 20th, inside The Symes (150 Symes Road Toronto),