Creative Time Summit: Of Homelands and Revolution
The Creative Time Summit is an annual convening for thinkers, dreamers, and doers working at the intersection of art and politics. More info here: http://creativetime.org/summit/toronto-2017/
For the 10th Creative Time Summit, Of Homelands and Revolution will take place in Toronto, Canada from September 28th 30th, 2017, co-produced with The Power Plant and in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Ontario.
The 2017 Summit invites participants to consider the many-layered political and aesthetic understandings of home alongside social movementsrevolutionary ones at thatwhich have sought to summon a broader dream of social justice. Present in both of the Summits main thematic threads are ongoing movements led by indigenous peoples across continents and the multiple relations between home, land, culture, and community that they bring to bear.
The first day of the Summit will feature dynamic talks and presentations from an international roster of artists and activists to a live audience of over 1000 at Koerner Hall. The following day there is opportunity for further engagement via roundtables and breakout sessions at the AGO led by day-one speakers and Toronto area artists and organizers who were invited to participate or selected via an open call.