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MIXED Art Conference 2017

Mixed in Canada

Saturday, 3 June 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

MIXED Art Conference 2017

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MIXED 2017
Tickets are Pay What You Can (PWYC). MIXED is a 100% volunteer run community group and we need the support of folks like you! Your contribution will be used to rent the venue, ensure accessibility, and provide stipends for the artists and facilitators. Every dollar counts and no contribution is too small.
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The aim of this multidisciplinary biennial art conference is to
co-create an inclusive dialogue about racialized mixed identities and lived realities through an intersectional lens.


MIXED is a multidisciplinary art conference that provides a space to share our experiences around racialized mixed-race identities through art, discussion and community building. 


The 2017 conference theme is "Activism: Within and Without the Family", featuring Sharon Chang, author of Raising Mixed Race! We’d love to hear your stories of resistance and resilience regarding the generational impact of: the 60s scoop, Japanese internment, Chinese head tax, anti-Black racism, etc; as well as how you cope with prejudice within the biological or transracially adoptive family, or even forging a community-based family.

Self Care Throughout the day, active listeners will be available to assist with possible triggering. We will also be featuring a wellness group exercise lead by Dr. Samantha Boshart for some self-care debriefing at the end of the event.

Accessibility We would like to have as many individuals participate in the event by reducing boundaries where possible. An all gender bathroom will be available and the space is wheelchair accessible. Light refreshments will be served, and the event is Pay What You Can, but no one will be turned away at the door. We ask all attendees to come scent-free.

MIXED is meant to be as safe a space as possible for all attendees which means no forms of racism, sexism, ableism, homophobia, discrimination based on age, class, weight, creed, immigration status, xenophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny, cissexism, etc. will be tolerated.



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YMCA Central Toronto
20 Grosvenor St
Toronto, ON M4Y 2V5

Saturday, 3 June 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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Mixed in Canada

Mixed in Canada is a place where all racialized mixed-race identified Canadians can come to learn, share and think critically about our identities.

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