Resilient Hearts Project
Resilient Hearts is a community-driven art project fuelled by the strengths and stories of people in Thunder Bay.
Through inclusive arts programming, participants in under-represented neighbourhoods of Thunder Bay will explore and self-define topics related to sexual violence including: Resilience/Strength, Healthy Relationships, Boundaries, and Self-care.
These definitions will become the roots of artist-run community workshops with each neighbourhood. Art workshops will include (but are not limited to): visual art, spoken/written word, illustration, poetry, photography, DIY culture (zine-making), and storytelling.
Creations will be compiled into the Resilient Hearts Book, to be published in March 2017.
Community Partners: Evergreen a United Neighbourhood, Faye Peterson House, Community Action Group, Thunder Bay & Area Victim Services.
Running from June 2016-March 2017.
Barbara Benwell – Visual Arts
Ma-Nee Chacaby – Elder, Storytelling
Jayal Chung – Visual Arts, Written & Spoken Word
Carol Kajorinne – Visual Arts
Michelle Richmond-Saravia – Indigenous Knowledge, Writing, Storytelling
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