Art Creates Change: Cassils

Cassils with Robin Black, Advertisement: Homage to Benglis, 2011, c-print face mounted to Plexiglas, 40 x 30 in. Courtesy of the artist

OCAD University’s Faculty of Art presents:
Art Creates Change
The Kim Pruesse Speakers Series


Artist Talk & Reception: Friday, March 1, 2024, 6:30 pm – 9 pm
OCAD University Auditorium (Room 190), Toronto

Free to Public
Wheelchair accessible
ASL Interpretation provided

Join us for this artist talk with CASSILS and delve into the transformative power of performance art as a catalyst for social change. CASSILS (Los Angeles/ NYC/ Toronto) is a Canadian transgender artist who makes their own body the material and protagonist of their performances. Cassils’ art contemplates the history(s) of LGBTQI+ violence, representation, struggle, and empowerment. They will talk about their work, in the context of their strategies for collaboration, evident across their artistic practice.

Events co-sponsors:
Boham Centre for Sexuality Studies @ the University of Toronto
The Welcoming Committee Lab @ OCAD University

OCAD University
Auditorium Room 190
100 McCaul Street
Toronto, ON M5T 1W1
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Co-programmers: b.h. Yael, soJin Chun, Marton Robinson