Designing Art for Cultural Inclusion
On Tuesday, January 28 CCEL is hosting an event on how art can be used for social change and to break down stereotypes.
At this event, Founder and Director of BlackArtGastown, Nya Lewis, will talk about how art can be used to facilitate social change and raise awareness, and will offer some principles and promising practices to designing art through a lens of racial and cultural inclusion, diversity and equity.
This event is part of a city-wide poster campaign on ethnicity, immigration, race, religion, and culture for the Burnaby Together Coalition Against Racism and Hate intiative led by Burnaby Family Life.
Attendees will have the opportunity to opt-in to form teams of 3 to 4 people to designing a poster. Design teams will have up to a month following the event to design a poster. $500 cash prize for the first team, gift cards for the second and third, and a free social justice workshop for all teams. *Note: Wanting to join a design team is not a requirement to attending this event. All are welcome.
Date: Tuesday January 28, 2020
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Location: Community Hall at Kitsilano Neighbourhoods House (2305 W 7th Avenue, Vancouver) (click here for map)
For more info and to register: http://tinyurl.com/yx4gf3sb