December 1

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

Live theatrical performances take place each 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.

Event Note: There will be a free shuttle bus available to those interested in visiting 259 Lake Shore Blvd E on Sun, Dec 1. Seating is available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Shuttle Bus Schedule:

11:30am: Depart 100 McCaul St, OCAD University main building
11:45am: Arrive at 259 Lake Shore Blvd E

12:30pm: Depart 100 McCaul St, OCAD University main building
12:45pm: Arrive at 259 Lake Shore Blvd E

5:15pm: Depart 259 Lake Shore Blvd E to 100 McCaul St
6:00pm: Depart 259 Lake Shore Blvd E to 100 McCaul St

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).