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After abrupt cancellation of Indigenous-led art project, a Toronto culture festival is accused of ‘a repeating pattern of harmful behaviours’

An ambitious multi-media experience exploring the importance of water within an Indigenous context has become a cautionary tale about bureaucratic ineptitude, miscommunication and well-meaning but problematic efforts at reconciliation in Canada.The project in question was first initiated in 2016 as a collaboration between the British artist Amy Sharrocks (who just received a six-figure settlement from the Tate after she made claims of harassment and ...

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New artist village holds art festival in East End

The village is part of Art Inc. Kentucky, which helps artists promote and sale their work in the public. LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ)- Artists in the East End portion of Lexington got the chance Sunday to show off their art work through a festival. The newly constructed Artists’ Village community held its first “East End Art and Music Festival” in it’s green space. The green ...

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City of Bloomington Black y Brown Arts Festival Seeks Artists

For more information, please contact City of Bloomington Black y Brown Arts Festival Seeks Artists Bloomington, Ind. - The City of Bloomington encourages local artists of color to apply for participation in the Fourth Annual Bloomington Black y Brown Arts Festival (BBBAF), taking place Saturday, September 10, at the Switchyard Park Pavilion, with the performance stage beginning at 1 p.m. The festival seeks to ...

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Calgary mural festival kicks off month of new urban art

The Beltline Urban Mural Project, or BUMP, puts on a mural festival every August, inviting local, national and international artists to leave their mark on Calgary's streets. This year's festival launched on Saturday with a party at Central Memorial Park.Priya R, BUMP's marketing manager, said this year the organization is putting up 70 murals, 50 of which will appear on road barriers. "We really want ...

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Edinburgh Festival: Biggest arts festival in the world begins

Shona McCarthy, chief executive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, said: "After the challenges of the last two years, it feels more important than ever to celebrate the diverse selection of work on display at the Fringe, spanning the genres of theatre, dance, circus, physical theatre, comedy, music, musicals, opera, cabaret, variety, children's shows, spoken word, exhibitions and events. Source link

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Worcester Paint Festival is returning next month

A WORCESTER-based arts festival needs walls for artists to paint on next month. The Worcester Paint Festival launched last year, and is a new annual event bringing renowned names in the street and graffiti art scene to the city to create an outdoor free public art trail. Most of the walls have already been arranged, but the organisers are still looking for one more special wall ...

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Kahlo’s corset, dippy the dinosaur and the blasted garments of Hiroshima – Edinburgh Art festival | Art

Edinburgh’s Collective is the most beautifully situated gallery in Britain, perched on top of Calton Hill with glorious views of Arthur’s Seat and the sea beyond Leith. Unfortunately every time I go there, the art is rubbish. Ruth Ewan’s Marxist cartoon The Beast lives down to this gallery’s sloppy standards. Andrew Carnegie, the Scottish-born industrialist who became one of the US’s richest philanthropists, is ...

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