Transmedia

ArtsEverywhere’s Transmedia channel publishes content that traverses, transitions, transforms, and trans* art in relation to the world around us.

Cidade Queer // Queer City

Danila Bustamante,  São Paulo, Brazil 

Bodies that listen, dance, resist, manifest and become visible in our contemporary city. Bodies that dance the sounds of funk music, rap, samba, voguing, waacking, among other sonic styles of contestation, resistance and struggle. Through talks, dinners, experiences and exchanges,...

Stand By Your Dickhead

Niki Singleton,  New York City, United States 

Set in the 50’s, the framed print I found in a trash pile outside my apartment depicted a surfer in swim shorts holding a ridiculously gigantic surfboard, with two women in bikinis standing beside him like obedient Eves. I showed...

The Curse of Geography

German Andino,  Bilbao, Spain 
Alberto Arce,  Mexico City, Mexico 
Sidd Joag,  New York City, United States 

http://curseofgeography.artseverywhere.ca/ The Curse of Geography is an on-going series of investigative projects focused on the relationship of geographic isolation or proximity on social justice, human rights and public policy in selected locations around the world. Our reports are produced in...

Human Relationships as Land Ethic

Jeannette Armstrong,  Okanagan, Canada 

On January 20th Jeannette Armstrong delivered the 2017 Guelph Lecture on Being Canadian, presented here in its entirety. This annual lecture is part of the ArtsEverywhere Festival, a festival of ideas that combines music, art, and conversation to illuminate pressing...

ArtsEverywhere launches Online Artist Residency with Mavi Veloso’s #iwannamakerevolution

Mavi Veloso,  São Paulo, Brazil / Amsterdam, Netherlands 

iwannamakerevolution.artseverywhere.ca In May 2017 ArtsEverywhere.ca launched its first Online Residency with Brazilian artist Mavi Veloso. In collaboration with several other bichas and artists, she will reveal, reflect, confuse, and articulate her ongoing project #iwannamakerevolution, which focuses on transitioning voice techniques / voice feminization...

Suzy Lake on the politics of gender, the body, and identity

Suzy Lake,  Toronto, Canada 

Suzy Lake is among the first female artists in Canada to adopt performance, video, and photography to explore the politics of gender, the body, and identity. In her artistic practice, which spans nearly 50 years, Lake addresses the individual’s relationship...

Tomson Highway and the many languages

Tomson Highway,  Gatineau, Canada 

Tomson Highway (Cree/Dene) enjoys an international career as playwright, novelist, and pianist/songwriter, widely known for his plays The Rez Sisters, Dry Lips Oughta Move To Kapuskasing, Rose, Ernestine Sushwap Gets Her Trout, and the best-selling novel Kiss of the Fur...

We Liked the Way He Moved: A Presentation at the International AIDS Conference

Patrick "Pato" Hebert,  New York City & Los Angeles, United States 
Ajamu,  London, United Kingdom 

Durban, South Africa, July 16, 2016 This year, London-based artist, archivist, and curator Ajamu and New York and Los Angeles-based artist, educator, and organizer Pato Hebert collaborated on a series of activities at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa. On 16 July, 2016...

2015 Guelph Lecture: Lee Maracle on art & life; Jaron Lanier on technology

Lee Maracle,  Toronto, Canada 
Jaron Lanier,  San Francisco, United States 

The Guelph Lecture—On Being Canadian continues to broaden the scope and number of voices that promote and foster public dialogue on, and greater understanding of, ideas and issues of concern to Canadians. Each year the Guelph Lecture brings together a...

Imagining Futures: A Conversation on Indigenous Knowledge

Shawn Van Sluys,  Guelph, Canada 
Wanda Nanibush,  Christian Island, Canada 
Adrian Stimson,  Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation, Canada 
Tim Lilburn,  Victoria, Canada 
Philip Kevin Paul,  W̱SÁNEĆ Nation, Canada 

Spur Guelph, a festival of art, politics, and ideas was convened in November 2015. As part of the festival, the Imagining Futures conversation focused on the possibility of futures that draw from Indigenous and artistic ways of knowing and shaping the world....

Imagination & Possibility: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

Lee Smolin,  Toronto, Canada 
Madhur Anand,  Guelph, Canada 
Jaron Lanier,  San Francisco, United States 

Imaginative thinking is central to the practice of every person working in the scientific, creative and humanistic fields and disciplines—in every aspect of human endeavour. Philosopher Roberto Mangabeira Unger wrote that the “imagination is the scout of the will, anticipating...

A Queer Walk in a Queer City

Thiago Carrapatoso,  São Paulo, Brazil 

São Paulo is a remarkable city, and its center has a strong history of being a refuge for the LGBT+ community despite mainstream Brazilian culture’s bias toward being extremely patriarchal and severely segregated. The city’s marginal communities are often relegated...