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Art-ivism Show & Tell

A collaborative visual art display at Art-ivism held in May 2017

H’art Centre welcomed the Kingston community to learn about how the value of the arts to people with developmental disabilities and how artists use their art to make a positive change and promote inclusion on Tuesday, May 16. The event featured short performances, displays and talk back opportunities with inclusive arts instructors to learn more about the success, challenges, and inclusive arts approach.

Presentations

2:30PM – Inclusive Music
David Archibald, composer
The artists, who are adults with developmental disabilities, present four new original songs composed David over a series of workshops.

2:45PM – Inclusive Dance
Sasha French, dancer
The artists, who are adults with developmental disabilities, present  a routine choreographed and rehearsed during workshops with Sasha.

All Day – A Diverse Table Setting – Display
Isidora Spielmann, fabric artist
The artists, who are adults with developmental disabilities, present a collaborative textile piece, a table setting in which everyone contributed their own “dish”. The large piece was created over a series of workshops with Isidora.

All Day – Protest – Visual art Display
Barb Danielewski, visual artist
The artists, who are adults with developmental disabilities, present their own protest signs and t-shirts created over a series of workshops with print-making visual artist, Barb Danielewski.

All Day – Stand Up – Literacy Art Project Display
The artists, who are adults with developmental disabilities, display a series of comic books including Litterbug, Stand up for Yourself, Jim and the New Skater inspired by the work, The Secret Path by Gord Downie and others.

All Day – Inclusive Community – Art Literacy Project Display
The artists, who are adults with developmental disabilities, display visual art mural to commemorate Canada’s 150th and our diverse community.

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