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Art Creates Change - Cassils

Art Creates Change - Cassils poster

OCAD University’s Faculty of Art presents:
The Kim Pruesse Speakers Series



Artist Talk & Reception: 
Friday, March 1, 6:30 pm – 9 pm 

  • OCAD University Auditorium (Room 190) 
  • Free to Public
  • ASL Interpretation provided
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Refreshments

Join us for this artist talk with CASSILS and delve into the transformative power of performance art as a catalyst for social change. CASSILS (Los Angeles/ NYC/ Toronto) is a Canadian transgender artist who makes their own body the material and protagonist of their performances. Cassils' art contemplates the history(s) of LGBTQI+ violence, representation, struggle, and empowerment. They will talk about their work, in the context of their strategies for collaboration, evident across their artistic practice.

Image: Cassils with Robin Black, Advertisement: Homage to Benglis, 2011, c-print face mounted to Plexiglas, 40 x 30 in. Courtesy of the artist



Events co-sponsors:
Boham Centre for Sexuality Studies @ the University of Toronto
The Welcoming Committee Lab @ OCAD University

Location: OCAD University, Auditorium Room 190
100 McCaul St, Toronto, ON, CA, M5T 1W1

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Co-programmers: b.h. Yael, soJin Chun, Marton Robinson