Blurring the Boundaries 

Blur­ring the Bound­aries rep­re­sents a cross-dis­ci­pli­nary col­lab­o­ra­tion between Gift Tshu­ma, Joel Daze and Vibra­Fu­sion­Lab. BtB focus­es on cre­at­ing access and oppor­tu­ni­ty through com­mu­ni­ty, design, and the arts. The orga­ni­za­tion has been devel­op­ing cus­tom soft­ware and hard­ware resources over the last few years, includ­ing a selec­tion of artist toolk­its to devel­op open-source instru­ments and sound art pieces. Gift Tshu­ma, born in […] Read More


Digi60 is a grass-roots, vol­un­teer dri­ven, reg­is­tered not-for-prof­it cor­po­ra­tion run by film­mak­ers, for film­mak­ers. Our vision is to help build a com­mu­ni­ty of Ottawa film­mak­ers who cre­ate, fos­ter, and sup­port inde­pen­dent, sus­tain­able, local film­mak­ing. Digi60’s man­date is to pro­vide oppor­tu­ni­ties for new and emerg­ing film­mak­ers to Cre­ate and Learn, Expand their Net­work, and Mul­ti­ply their […] Read More

Lightproof Film Collective

The Light­proof Film Col­lec­tive was formed in ear­ly 2020 with the man­date to encour­age exper­i­men­tal film prac­tices in Ottawa through the cre­ation and pre­sen­ta­tion of works on film stock. The col­lec­tive con­sists of sev­en prac­tic­ing film­mak­ers. In com­ing togeth­er as a col­lec­tive, we seek to fos­ter com­mu­ni­ty, exchange knowl­edge, and observe the large­ly invis­i­ble prac­tice […] Read More

September 21 & 28 CLEO and MANO Partner on ONCA Compliance Workshops

MANO is pleased to part­ner with Com­mu­ni­ty Legal Edu­ca­tion Ontario (CLEO) in order to deliv­er two work­ing ses­sions on ONCA com­pli­ance. Mark your cal­en­dars for Thurs­day, Sep­tem­ber 21 and Thurs­day, Sep­tem­ber 28 from 11 AM to 1 PM ET. These ses­sions are com­ple­men­tary to each oth­er so ensure you can attend both. Ontario’s Not-for-prof­it Cor­po­ra­tions […] Read More

Open Studio

  Open Stu­dio was found­ed in 1970 as an Artist-Run Cen­tre ded­i­cat­ed to con­tem­po­rary print­mak­ing. We pro­vide acces­si­ble, inclu­sive, and afford­able facil­i­ties, pro­grams, and ser­vices for artists and the pub­lic from across Cana­da and abroad. Our pri­ma­ry goal is to sup­port artists in cre­at­ing and exhibit­ing con­tem­po­rary prints with­in an open-mind­ed, safe, and col­lab­o­ra­tive environment. […] Read More