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Tuesday November 19th & Wednesday November 20th, 2019

British Council & Harbourfront Centre will be facilitating discussions around human migration, culture, leadership, public policy and seeking new solutions to long-standing problems. We have invited artists, creative thinkers, and policy makers to present on themes of migration, including climate change, identity, inclusion and courage. There will be a series of workshops on how art can influence change through workshops focusing on literature, theatre, movement, photography, and more.

We are excited to welcome workshop leaders such as Lua Shayenne , artistic director of Lua Shayenne Dance Company (LSDC) and producer of Shayenne Productions; Ross Manson , award-winning director, an actor, a translator, and the founding artistic director of Volcano; Gilad Cohen , Executive Director of JAYU, a charity that uses art to share human rights stories and more, bringing his “Am I Wrong to Love?” a portrait and story series of 20 LGBTQI+ refugees from 10 different countries.

We are also excited to welcome speakers such as Dr. Eyal Weizman , Director of Forensic Architecture, Senator Ratna Omidvar , and Indigenous author and activist Clayton Thomas-Müller .

Workshops will be from 10 – 11:30am on Tuesday November 19th & Wednesday November 20th, 2019 at Harbourfront Centre campus: 235 Queens Quay W.

Check the registration pages to sign up.

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