Regent Park Film Festival: Digital Activism Panel


In the wake of the #MeToo movement, locally-based filmmakers and artists explore the implications this may have for women and trans folks belonging to communities of colour. Black communities, and Indigenous communities locally, and beyond. This discussion will focus on how each panelist’s work engages with ideas of racialized misogyny, sexual literacy, consent, and gender-based justice.

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Anique Jordan is joining the Digital Activism Panel with award winning filmmaker Shazia Javed, and feminist community organizer and philosopher Erica Violet Lee. The talkback will be moderated by legal and academic writer Azeezah Kanji.  



TD Bank Group Emerging Artist of the Year

September 4, 2018 - The Hnatyshyn Foundation announces $75,000 in awards for Canada’s visual artists and curators. The $25,000 prize for outstanding achievement by a Canadian mid-career artist is awarded to Maria Hupfield of Wasauksing First Nation, Ontario via Brooklyn, New York, while the winner of the $15,000 award for curatorial excellence in contemporary art is Daina Warren of Akamihk Montana First Nation in Maskwacis and Winnipeg, Manitoba. The TD Bank Group Awards of $10,000 each for emerging artist and emerging curator go to artist Anique Jordan of Scarborough, Ontario and curator Eunice Bélidorof Tiohtia:ke and Montreal. The William and Meredith Saunderson Prizes of $5,000 each for young artists go to Esmaa Mohamoud of Toronto, Audie Murray of Saskatchewan and British Columbia, and Hjalmer Wenstobfrom the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations and living in Ucluelet, British Columbia. The laureates will be honoured at a reception held on September 12th at the headquarters of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society in Ottawa.

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