Art Windsor-Essex respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Anishinaabe Territory – the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Today the Anishinaabe of the Three Fires Confederacy are represented by Bkejwanong. We want to state our respect for the ancestral and ongoing authority of Walpole Island First Nation over its Territory.
Celebrate Pride: A Collage Workshop with Derrick Carl Biso
Time and Date: Thursday, July 20th, 2023, 5pm-9pm
Location: AWE, 2nd floor Education Studio
This event is part of AWE at Night.
To celebrate 2SLGBTQIA+ Pride Month & Windsor-Essex Pride Fest this year, Art Windsor-Essex is partnering with the QLink Windsor-Essex collaborative and local artist Derrick Carl Biso to present a collage making workshop.
Derrick Carl will share the history and culture of collage, and provide prompts to encourage participants to make their own. Have fun cutting and pasting together a collage that celebrates what you are proud of and what brings you joy!
About the Facilitator: Derrick Carl Biso
Mx. Derrick Carl Biso uses they/she/he pronouns. They labour as an artist, community organizer, educator, and graphic designer. Derrick Carl is influenced by their experiences as a queer and nonbinary person from rural Prince Edward Island, her education in Philosophy and Diversity and Social Justice Studies from UPEI, and more recently from labouring in downtown Windsor, Ontario. He is particularly interested in aspects of human identity, expressions of creativity and culture, relationships and responsibilities, ethics, the erotic, history, conscientization, and the natural world. Derrick Carl recognizes that our liberation from oppression is a shared struggle that requires solidarity across identity categories. Derrick Carl is a Project Lead at Trans Wellness Ontario and the Program Facilitator with the QLink Windsor-Essex collaborative.
About our Partner: QLink Windsor Essex
QLink Windsor Essex is a collaborative of three local non-profit organizations – Windsor Pride Community, Windsor-Essex Pride Fest and Family Services Windsor Essex, working together to develop and deliver supports to LGBTQ2S+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Two-Spirit) youth between the ages of 12-29 and their families/caregivers. For more information visit www.qlinkwe.ca