MANO/RAMO is the voice of the Ontario media arts sector! It is our role to advocate for improved working conditions, funding equity, and opportunities for media artists across the province and to raise awareness and understanding of the media arts.
We are just beginning our work in shaping the future of Ontario's media arts sector. Make sure your voice is heard and that the issues you are concerned about are on the agenda. Please contact us (can we make "contact us" a hotlink) with any advocacy issues you would like to bring to our attention or campaigns that we can promote to our membership.
As part of an ongoing series of discussions responding to the needs of arts groups in the COVID-19 crisis the Media Arts Network of Ontario partnered with Critical Distance Centre for Curators to host conversations with emerging arts organizations and collectives. This open letter proposes a program to address one of the core issues identified […]Read More
Since mid-March 2020 MANO has been meeting with member organizations and media arts groups from across Canada to discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. This work includes numerous sub-committees and affinity groups addressing specific issues, the clarification of pay scales for the dissemination of artists work online has been one group. This statement of solidarity […]Read More
Deadline: Monday July 29th, 2019 The Media Arts Network of Ontario (MANO) is calling for proposals from Ontario artists for a commission of short video works for online dissemination. These short videos will look at the impacts of provincial government cuts to various sectors in Ontario such as arts and culture, legal aid, or education. […]Read More
As a partner in the ODSP and Arts Grants Coalition MANO is pleased to announce a recent change to the rules in the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works (OW) will be a huge step forward for artists in Ontario who get benefits from these income support programs and receive arts grants. On December […]Read More
ODSP Action Coalition, Media Arts Network Of Ontario, Workman Arts, ACTRA Toronto, and Tangled Art + Disability ODSP and Arts Grants Questionnaire Are you an artist and a recipient of ODSP? We need your help! The ODSP Action Coalition, Media Arts Network Of Ontario, Workman Arts, ACTRA Toronto, and Tangled Art + Disability are working […]Read More
On May 8, 2014 MANO/RAMO sent a letter requesting details from four parties running in the upcoming Ontario election. Responses were received from the Ontario Liberal Party, the Ontario NDP, and the Ontario PC Party; the Green Party of Ontario did not respond. Below are the questions sent to each party. The letters are attached: Letter […]Read More
The Media Arts Network of Ontario/Réseau des arts médiatiques de l’Ontario (MANO/RAMO) calls for the immediate release of Canadians, filmmaker John Greyson and Dr. Tarek Loubani from custody in Egypt.Read More