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June 2021

Creating Your Desired Travel Document

June 23 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Zoom Canada
FREE

Led by: Ana Luisa Bernárdez & Sebastián Rodríguez y Vasti Creating Your Desired Travel Document will be a hands-on workshop that explores ideas behind travel, immigration laws, and borders and therefore, identity documents like passports, visas, and permits. Participants will then create their own desired travel document. This will be followed by a discussion where we collectively reflect on our creations.  Material kits will be delivered to participants with all the necessary materials for this workshop, including cardstock, construction paper…

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July 2021

Natural Dyeing

July 10 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Zoom Canada
Free

Led by: Camila Salcedo & denirée isabel Discover the magic of the natural world around you! This workshop will teach participants a few different natural dye techniques from dyeing to flower pounding with local plant materials. We will talk about the importance of buying locally, appreciating the lands we are on, and being conscious of our impact on the systems of global trades.  Material kits will be delivered to participants with all the necessary materials for this workshop,  including natural…

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Art funding loopholes for non-permanent residents in Canada

July 21 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FREE

Led by: Ana Luisa Bernárdez & Sebastián Rodríguez y Vasti Securing funding for projects as a non-permanent resident can be tricky due to the eligibility criteria of most granting bodies. In this workshop we will discuss options and loopholes to find ways around these obstacles. There will be a presentation followed by a discussion, and participants are welcome to bring project ideas to brainstorm funding options together.  No materials are needed for this workshop, but participants will need a computer…

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August 2021

Writing a Letter to your Immigrant Self

August 7 @ 1:00 PM
Free

Led by: Alejandro Rizzo Nervo & denirée isabel Using an interactive game-like approach, together we retrace our past selves as we journey back through time in the form of writing. We ask you to reflect on when you immigrated to your current home and the relationships you’ve developed between here and there, now and then while acknowledging the uprooting that occurs when relocating. Material kits will be delivered to participants with all the necessary materials for this workshop, including origami…

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Creating a Portable Memorial

August 18 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Free

Led by: Camila Salcedo & Cecilia Salcedo  Creating a Portable Memorial will be a sensory workshop through which we engage the five senses to remember family members far away, or no longer with us. We will build our own sensory memory boxes via a series of activities from creating a digital collage to recreating objects with play dough, so that we can return to them whenever we are missing our loved ones. Material kits will be delivered to participants with…

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