7th Generation Image Makers: Indigenous Youth Arts Showcase
The Indigenous Youth Arts Showcase in Toronto, Canada featured young Indigenous artists working in visual and media arts. Fifteen visual artists and fifteen media artists under the age of 29 presented work in this day-long event. The showcase had a spotlight on 7th Gen Alumni artists. LIFT assisted with presenting the showcase, donated equipment and awarded prizes.
The LIFT award was presented to Kate Brascoupé for her documentary Tuscarora Corn: Ears of Our Forefathers.
7th Generation Image Makers
7th Generation Image Makers is an Arts and Mural Program for Native youth in downtown Toronto. Since 1995, they have operated as a youth arts centre, creating opportunities for professional arts training. 7th Generation Image Makers is committed to providing quality and accessible art programming in a culturally supportive and safe environment. They provide ongoing accessible and quality fine art instruction taught by professional contemporary Native artists, mentors, and Elders.
7th Generation’s team of trained practicing artists and professionals have created substantial opportunities for youth artists through community partnerships and public art commissions. Exciting works by 7th Generation artists can be seen at the ImagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival, Aboriginal Voices Radio, McLaren Art Gallery, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, the University of Toronto, Native Men’s Residence & Monarch Park Collegiate.
For more information about 7th Generation Image Makers visit their blog.
Native Child And Family Services Of Toronto
Native Child and Family Services of Toronto strives to provide for a life of quality, well being, caring and healing for our children and families in the Toronto Native Community. It does this by creating a services model that is culture-based, respecting the values of Native peoples, the extended family, and the right to self-determination.
Starting: Saturday 26 November 2011 00:00
Non Members: N/A