Arts Briefs

Tenant organizing

On Nov. 26, the West Broadway Tenants Committee is leading a workshop about how they organized as a group to help renters fight for their rights. The Tenant Landlord Cooperation will share information about eviction. This workshop is part of the Mutual Aid & Community Advocacy series run by U of M’s Community Engaged Learning program and will take place at 6 p.m. via Zoom. Tickets are available online.

melannie monoceros

melannie monoceros is a poet and multidisciplinary artist whose work explores somatic grief and polysensory production. Gallery 1C03 is presenting Kin-Stitch, an evening of poetry with monoceros, on Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. as part of ongoing programming for the exhibition Sovereign Intimacies. monoceros will give a virtual artist talk the same evening for Manitoba Craft Council at 7:30 p.m., so tune in to both! Links to register for the events can be found on the Winnipeg Arts Council website.

Community peacebuilding

On Thursday, Dec. 3, Central Neighbourhoods is leading a training about peacebuilding in communities that will destigmatize substance use, address crisis and prevent violence. This workshop is also part of the Mutual Aid & Community Advocacy series run by U of M’s Community Engaged Learning program and will take place at 6 p.m. via Zoom. You can find tickets online.

Urban Shaman AGM

Urban Shaman Gallery is having its annual general meeting via Zoom on Nov. 28 at 2 p.m. Members are encouraged to join the conversation and share ideas about the gallery and its future. Email info@urbanshaman. org for an invite to the meeting. If you don’t already have a membership but want to join, you can purchase one at urbanshaman.org/ site/membership.

Expressing Oneself Through Code: Coding Beyond the Screen

Video Pool Media Arts Centre is hosting a free coding workshop led by artist Kofi Oduro on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. The workshop will reveal how coding is used in musical, visual and performing arts, and how expressive and creative coding, a poetic “translation between mind and machine,” can be used to achieve various means in a collaborative setting. Participation is limited, and you can register on Eventbrite.

Virtual cyanotype workshop

Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts is running a virtual cyanotype workshop hosted by Meganelizabeth Diamond and Taylor Buss on Dec. 5 at noon. The workshop will guide participants through the basics of the cyanotype process and experiment printing on different materials. A material kit is provided with the registration fee ($25) and will be delivered to your door! Registration is capped at 12 people, and you can register by emailing admin@platformgallery.ca.

Published in Volume 75, Number 11 of The Uniter (November 25, 2020)

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