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Deaf Slam Poetry with Sage Lovell

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Experience the visual-tactile beauty of American Sign Language (ASL) through Signed Poetry. Create new written works and witness them being transformed into life through the dance of our hands.

Saturday, October 6th, 2018 | 1pm to 4pm
Cedarbrae Library
545 Markham Rd, Scarborough, ON M1H 2A1
FREE to attend
– ASL Interpretation Provided –
*Accessible venue + accessible washrooms
Unfortunately, no gender neutral bathrooms.

TTC tokens / tickets available for youth (13 – 29)!
+ healthy snacks!

Sage Lovell is a Queer Nonbinary Canadian Deaf Artist who likes to work their magic using different art mediums to shift perspectives and spaces. As an individual who works across multiple disciplines; it is essential for them to incorporate their passions of film, languages, theatre, and accessibility into pieces of art.
Deafspectrum.com | IG @deaf.spectrum

Facebook cover photo credit: Alex Filipe

*Deaf Slam Poetry is part of XYZines — a 4 month zine, artist book, and digital residency at the Cedarbrae Library, as part of the Artist in Library programme. XYZines is in partnership with Paperhouse Outreach Collective, Facing History and Ourselves, Toronto Art Book Fair and Koffler.Digital and is funded by Toronto Arts Council, Canada Council of the Arts with support from Facing History and Ourselves and Koffler Centre of the Arts.

Details

Date:
October 6
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1984371931860040/

Organizer

Paperhouse Outreach Collective
Website:
https://paperhousestudio.com/outreach/