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Joanna Black, Lillian Allen


Learning for Social Change
Joanna Black - Lillian Allen


February 05 - March 1st, 2018
Opening: February 5, 5.30 - 7pmpm
Informal Discussion with Artist: 7pm
Curator: Pam Patterson
Associate Curator & Installation: Leena Raudvee
CWSE Hallway Gallery
2nd Floor, OISE 252 Bloor Street West
(Bloor & St George)

Toronto dub poet, activist, and writer Lillian Allen, and Manitoba artist, researcher, and educator Joanna Black, as socially engaged cultural workers, facilitate artists/'educators' creative work within precarious and racialized communities. Both women are professors at universities and value partnerships, process, and collaboration toward action-in-community. Their students' creative activity has been animated, shared and presented locally and internationally.

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Joanna Black

Intermedia artist and educator and Professor in Visual Art Education at the University of Manitoba,
she explores social issues using video, photography, painting, blogs spaces, computerized art,
and sound for her award-winning research in the arts. 

She has produced a number of books and has exhibited nationally and internationally. 


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