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New College Speaker Series 2012
In collaboration with the Art Gallery of Ontario
& The School of Disability Studies at Ryerson University

Performance excerpts from Sins Invalid
'An unshamed claim to beauty in the face of invisibility'

Featuring performances by: Alex Carafelli, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha and Leroy Moore

Saturday March 17, 2012 - 7pm
Art Gallery of Ontario, Weston Family Learning Centre
317 Dundas St. West Toronto, ON
Beverly Street Entrance

FREE admission
ASL interpretation
Wheelchair accessible

Sponsored by: Equity Studies Program (New College), Ryerson School of Disability Studies, Dept. of Sociology and Equity Studies (OISE), Art Gallery of Ontario, Students for Barrier-Free Access (UT), RyeAccess, Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies (UT), Equity Studies Student Union (UT), R3 collective, Ontario Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf

**Official event of RyeAccess' Reclaiming our bodies and minds conference
**Part of ESSU's Disability Studies Week 2012

Facebook event:!/events/318030898233030/

SINS INVALID is a performance project that incubates and celebrates artists with disabilities, centralizing artists of color and queer and gender-variant artists as communities who have been historically marginalized. Our performance work explores the themes of sexuality, embodiment and the disabled body. Conceived and led by disabled people of color, we develop and present cutting-edge work where normative paradigms of "normal" and "sexy" are challenged, offering instead a vision of beauty and sexuality inclusive of all individuals and communities.

Find out more about Sins Invalid:

Tagging Along

Saturday, March 17th and Saturday, March 24th

As part of the NOW exhibition in the AGO’s Toronto Now Series, local artists Sean Martindale and Pascal Paquette invite you to join them for an outdoor tour of Toronto artworks, commissioned and non-commissioned alike. Meet in the Young gallery, located next to the FRANK restaurant at the corner of Dundas and McCaul street. Rain or Shine, all ages welcome. Neighborhood tours will take place Saturday March 17th and 24th from 2 to 4pm.


Lead Sponsor:

Generously supported by:

  • The Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation

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Recorded: August 13, 2014
Margaret Eaton Gallery (Gallery 137), Art Gallery of Ontario
Duration: 00:52:46

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