A full-day artist symposium at Surrey Libraries Central City
To build on the ongoing ideas and discussions sparked throughout the SOFIA Collective’s Edge City Cultural Event Series, Inside/Out: Convergences of practice and community opened the floor for a discussion with artists on how they engage community in their personal practices as well as how community organizers work to create new and unexpected spaces for events, happenings, and art making.
Our Inside/Out: Convergences of practice and community. The afternoon will feature two discussions—“Intersections: Art Practice in Convergent Communities” and “Lessons Learned: A Survival Guide to Establishing an Artist Run Centre”—with panelists and moderators from throughout the Lower Mainland, including Lakshmi Gill, Cease Wyss, Hank Bull, Heidi Nagtegaal, Aaron Moran, and Harbhajan Gill! SOFIA/c is grateful for financial support from the City of Surrey’s 2013/14 Cultural Grant Program, and to the Surrey Public Library for sponsorship on the space. Continue reading →