Artist talk: 5 cutting-edge artists you won’t want to miss

Ontario Scene

Curious about Inter-Arts? 

As part of Ontario Scene, five leading multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary artists will present and discuss their work and respond to questions: 



Photo: Courtesy of Manifesto Community Projects

• Dwayne Dixon and Judi Lopez of Manifesto will discuss their project Hip-Hop Playground: Battles and Beats a jubilant celebration of hip-hop culture showcasing dance, music, graffiti art, spoken word and more.
• Penny Couchie of Aanmitaagzi will discuss her work, which is part of Article 11’s performance-creation lab Declaration, a celebration of Indigenous peoples’ right to engage in the creation and evolution of arts and culture.
• Alana Bartol and Robert Hengeveld will talk about BioART: Collaborating with Life, art practices that merge with life sciences and biotechnology

What: Inter-Arts Ontario Forum
When: Friday, May 1, 1:30-3:30 pm 
Where: Canada Council for the Arts
2nd floor, 150 Elgin St., Ottawa
RSVP by Tuesday April 28: Danielle Roy 
This free event is open to the public. Seating is limited.

The event will be facilitated by Claude Schryer of Canada Council and Loree Lawrence of the Ontario Arts Council.

Please note that the majority of this forum will be presented in English. A verbal summary of each presentation will be available in French. Questions are welcome in either official language.