Future Cities Canada presents: Creative Disruption & Changing Tides

Future Cities Canada: The Summit, July 21, 2021

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Creative Disruption

Wednesday, July 21st at 10am at The Summit

Join Future Cities Canada and speakers, Catherine Tàmmaro, Edward Burtynsky and Umbereen Inayet for this exciting discussion brought to you by City of Toronto.

Disruption and internal process may be critical to making art more accessible, potentially eradicating outdated systems and supporting social change. In this session, Wyandot Elder and multidisciplinary artist, Catherine Tàmmaro, photographer, Edward Burtynsky and artistic producer, Umbereen Inayet will share their stories and experiences with art as catharsis and will discuss the future of public art. Investigating the spiritual, social and emotional narratives motivating their work, they will explore how art can depict the impact of our actions and potentially stimulate a process of deep healing.

Speakers:

Left: Catherine Tàmmaro, Evergreen’s Elder in Residence, Spotted Turtle Clan Faithkeeper, Wyandot of Anderdon Nation – Wendat Confederacy
Middle: Edward Burtynsky, Photographer
Right: Umbereen Inayet, Programming Supervisor (Curator, Artistic Producer), City Cultural Events & Toronto History Museums, City of Toronto

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For questions or more information contact: futurecitiescanada@evergreen.ca


Changing Tides: Design Solutions and Art as a Catalyst

Wednesday, July 21st at 11am at The Summit.

Brought to you by City of Toronto and curated with The Consulate-general of the Netherlands.

Climate change is having a resounding impact on our waterways across the globe. Rising sea levels, flooding, erosion and drought are but a few examples of impact felt across the planet. How can art and design help catalyze change and offer creative solutions to these global shifts? A conversation with Matthew Hickey, Two Row Architect, artist and filmmaker, Jason van Bruggen, and Netami Stuart, Waterfront Toronto, explores local and international examples of naturalized and engineered landscapes and the ways in which they can protect our water systems.

Speakers:

Left: Jason van Bruggen, Photographer and Filmmaker
Middle: Matthew Hickey, Architect, Two Row Architect
Right: Netami Stuart, Senior Project Manager, Parks, Waterfront Toronto

Moderated by:

Charlene K. Lau, Curator, Evergreen

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For questions or more information contact: futurecitiescanada@evergreen.ca

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