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Making Art in Public: Exploring Creativity and Participatory Placemaking

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Vancouver Island University, Cowichan Campus

2011 University Way

Duncan, BC V9L 0C7

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The Cowichan Valley Regional District is excited to be hosting the next event in the Placemaking Vancouver Island Speaker Series!

On April 17, Justin Langlois will be coming to the Cowichan! He will be presenting on the benefits of public art, and exploring the ways in which communities can come together to contribute to public art to create meaningful places.

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Justin Langlois is an artist, educator, and organizer. His practice explores collaborative structures, critical pedagogy, and custodial frameworks as tools for gathering, learning, and making. He is the co-founder and research director of Broken City Lab, the founder of The School for Eventual Vacancy and curator of The Neighbourhood Time Exchange. He is currently an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Integrated Learning in the Faculty of Culture + Community at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and the Lead Artist on Locals Only with AKA Artist-Run in Saskatoon, supported through the Canada Council’s New Chapter initiative. He lives and works in Vancouver, Canada.

Please RSVP by April 13 - You are not required to print this ticket

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