Sparking conversation with Shawn Theodore, moderated byAshley McKenzie-Barnes, we reveal his approach to “afromythology,” his connection to mentor and hip-hop photographer Jamel Shabazz, and his thoughts on representations of Black American life ahead of his virtual exhibition Future Antebellum, coming to Harbourfront Centre online. Shawn Theodore (b. 1970, Germany) is an award-winning

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: Toronto-based African-Canadian Artist Esmaa MohamoudJuno Award–winning Indigenous Musician and Performer iskwēNuit Blanche

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 30, ⁣with Pride + Activism: Lessons in Love Part 1⁣Tuesday,

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