November 10

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM
(0.5 hours)

259 Lake Shore Blvd East
259 Lake Shore Blvd East
Toronto ON
M5A 3T7

Description

Currents  |  Performances

Performance Times: 2-2:30pm and 3:15-3:45pm

Live theatrical performances take place every week as part of Antarctica, an installation that draws on the shared language of speculative fiction and political activism where the next generation of racialized activists offers insights into a future radically altered by climate change.

Image Credit: Syrus Marcus Ware, “Antarctica,” 2019, mixed-media installation. Courtesy the artist.

Bio

Syrus Marcus Ware (born in Montreal, QC, Canada; lives in Toronto, ON, Canada) is a Vanier scholar, visual artist, activist, curator, and educator. He uses painting, installation, and performance to explore social justice frameworks and black activist culture, and has shown widely in galleries and festivals across Canada. He is part of the Performance Disability Art Collective and a core team member of Black Lives Matter – Toronto. He has won several recognitions including the TD Arts Diversity Award (2017), Steinert & Ferreiro Award (2012), and “Best Queer Activist” from NOW Magazine (2005).