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 @ 5–5:30pm & 6:15–6:45pm
Friday, October 11 @ 5–5:30pm
Each Friday from October 18 to November 29 @ 6:15–6:45pm
Each Sunday from September 22 to December 1 @2–2:30pm & 3:15–3:45pm

Image Credit: Syrus Marcus Ware, Antarctica, performance at the 2019 Toronto Biennial of Art. Photo: Triple Threat. Courtesy Toronto Biennial of Art.

Currents

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

September 22 – December 1

Bio

Dr. Syrus Marcus Ware (born in 1977, Montreal, Canada; lives in Toronto, Canada) is a Vanier scholar, visual artist, activist, curator and educator. Syrus uses painting, installation and performance to explore social justice frameworks and Black activist culture. He has shown in galleries and festivals across Canada. Syrus is part of the Performance Disability Art Collective and a core team member of Black Lives Matter – Toronto. His ongoing curatorial work includes That’s So Gay (2016–21) and BlacknessYes!/Blockorama. Syrus is the co-editor of Until We Are Free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada (University of Regina Press, 2020).

Participated in the “Rabbit Hole: Pod Theory” Residency, 2020.