DESTA and C-Uni-T

What a pleasure to visit DESTA last night to speak about Community-University Talks and invite the group to collaborate on some projects in the upcoming new year! DESTA, the Black Youth Network, is a not-for-profit community-based organization serving marginalized youth, aged 18 to 25, primarily from the Black community in the Greater Montreal area. Our … [Read more…]

Congress Event Summary / Sommaire de l’événement

Create Dangerously: Congress of Black Writers and Artists was held from October 18th to October 20th 2013 at McGill University in Montreal. The Congress was an enormous success, welcoming roughly 180-190 participants over the weekend. Créer dangeureusement: le congrès des écrivainEs et artistes noirEs a eu lieu du 18 au 20 octobre 2013 à l’Université … [Read more…]

printing projects/ sérigraphie

October 2013: Congress of Black Writers & Artists tote bags octobre 2013: Sacs du Congrès des écrivainEs et artistes noirEs Screen-printing our own tote bags was made possible by Ste. Emilie’s Skillshare and the patience and generosity of Iggi Zhou, the volunteer from Ste Em’s who worked with us into the wee hours of the … [Read more…]

Congrès des écrivainEs et artistes noirEs 2013 Congress of Black Writers and Artists

[le français suivra] Create Dangerously 2013 Congress of Black Writers and Artists 18-20 October 2013 McGill University, Montreal   The first international Congress of Black Writers and Artists was held in 1956 at Sorbonne University in Paris, bringing together Black intellectuals representing three different continents to examine, discuss and debate Black culture and identity in … [Read more…]