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A P40 Mini Con is a day-long community conference happening on Saturday, September 15th. The day begins with a morning of technical talks hosted by P40 and LooseLeaf staff, and a professional development clinic for portfolio, manuscript, and resume consultations. The afternoon will feature three community panels on care, community organizing, and financial sustainability in the arts.

Come join us for a day of creative conversations and ideation!


10-1 PM | Tech Talks + Clinic


- "Want to Work in Community Arts?" by Jasmine Gui

- "Want to Submit a Pitch/Manuscript?" by Natalie Wee

- "Want to Write an Art Proposal?" by Philip Ocampo

- "Want to Build a Great Artist Website/Portfolio?" by Amanda Low


Bring your manuscript, portfolio, and specific questions for personal feedback from Tech Talk speakers!

PLUS: PWYC Short Portraiture Session with Lucy Lu (*first come first served for participants)


2-3 PM | Creating Care

with sab meynert (Artist, Writer & Tattoo Adornment) and Phoebe Chin (Art Therapist & Interdisiciplinary Artist), moderated by Abby Ho

Our first panel looks at the ways care is a crucial practice for both individual and community support. How do artists maintain balance within themselves while responding to their community's needs? Join the conversation as the artists share how they use and create art as forms of empathy, therapy, and comfort.

4-5:30 PM | Roundtable: Collective Conversation

with John Smith of 187 Augusta/TAYO Collective, Rain of Where Are You From (WAYF) Collective, and Arti Patel of Didihood, moderated by Jasmine Gui

This roundtable discussion features other pan-Asian artist collectives working in the city as they discuss their experiences, challenges and rewards of running a community arts organization, and the need for grassroots, inclusive creative spaces.

6:30-7:30 PM | Sensible Sustainability

with Rupal Shah (Strategic Programs Manager at Toronto Arts Council) and Tak Pham (Curator), moderated by Mirae Lee

In this panel, we’ll be delving into one of the hottest topics in the arts: money. What are some ways of ensuring financial sustainability as an emerging creative? How do you balance funding requirements and your personal interest? We promise a conversation full of good tips and resources!


Early Bird Sale: from August 7th to 15th

$15 for all 3 Panels

Regular Sale begins August 16th

$15 for Professional Development Tech Talks + Clinic

$10 per Panel ($30 for all 3 Panels)

*If these fees are a barrier for you, please email community@p40collective.ca, as we are able to offer subsidies.

For more details on the conference, please visit our Facebook.

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