Live theatrical performances take place 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.
Weekly Performance Schedule:
Friday September 27/October 4 at 5–5:30pm + 6:15–6:45pm
Friday, October 11 at 5–5:30pm
Each Friday from October 18 to November 29 at 6:15–6:45pm
Each Sunday from September 22 to December 1 at 2–2:30pm + 3:15–3:45pm
Image Credit: Syrus Marcus Ware, “Antarctica,” 2019, mixed-media installation. Courtesy the artist.
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).
Learn more about Syrus Marcus Ware’s practice by listening to episode 3 of the Toronto Biennial of Art Podcast “Short Format”, available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify.