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Temporal Tempest (Presented by Diasporic Futurisms at Critical Distance)

Diasporic Futurisms is excited to announce the launch of the virtual database Temporal Tempest at Critical Distance on January 18, 2024 at 5pm. 

This project has been developed to understand and disseminate how artists and organizations are utilizing and engaging with themes of diasporic futurisms in Canadian arts culture. The database showcases visual art, sound art, media art, and documentation of curatorial projects …

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PROGRAMMING: Disputed Souls: Exploring Conflicted Spiritualities

Disputed Souls: Exploring Conflicted Spiritualities

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 6-8pmTea Base222 Spadina Ave – unit C15Toronto, Ontario M5T 3B3

Where do our spirits go when our bodies are out of place? Where do they come from, when our communities are in diaspora? Are we seekers, heretics, or revolutionaries? How have our spirits been wounded, and how will they ever be healed?

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PROGRAMMING: Pantayo – performance + lecture with Standpartners

Pantayo – performance + lecture with StandpartnersFriday, February 15, 7PM

In conjunction with Disputed Bodies curated by Patrick Cruz

Pantayohttps://pantayo.bandcamp.com/Pantayo is an all-women kulintang ensemble based in Toronto. Our music is grounded in the traditions of Maguindanaoan &T’boli peoples but explores the possibility of kulintang influenced by our identities as Diasporic Filipinas.

Standpartnershttps://soundcloud.com/standpartnersA mix of chambercore, dream jazz, semi-traditional, and post-contemporary, …

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Hiba Abdallah, Simon M. Benedict, Maria Patricia Abuel, Golboo & Golnesa Amani, Erika De Freitas, Cadence Planthara and Francisco-Fernando Granados.

With Pantayo, Kristen Jordan, Sharona Franklin, Jacquelyn Ross and Marina Fathalla.

Curated by Patrick Cruz

01 February – 16 March, 2019Opening Reception: 01 February, 6 – 8PM

If the earth is a body, I wonder what it …

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