Anu Radha Verma (born in North York, ON, Canada; lives in Mississauga and Georgetown, ON, Canada) has lived, worked, played, struggled, and agitated in places as disparate as New Delhi, Peterborough, Toronto, and Mississauga. Her work has been in multiple sectors, organizations, and places, working with/in communities that face marginalization due to race, gender, sexuality, income, migration experience, age, disability, and more, but always focused on social justice. She is an independent curator, a community-based consultant, and an organizer with QTBIPOC sauga. Verma is a queer, diasporic, sometimes-femme, a survivor, and someone who lives with mental health struggles.
Location: Small Arms Inspection Building (2019)
As part of the Biennial’s series of facilitated workshops, this session with Anu Radha Verma takes up the concept of “being in relation” through activities that look at time, place, and possibilities. “Time” refers to history, the archival (whether documented or not); “place” refers to the sites we inhabit; “possibilities”…