Toronto Media Arts Round-Table

Between Fun­ders and Artists: Breath­ing Room in the Admin­is­tra­tion of Arts and Culture
Toron­to Media Arts Round-Table
Pre­sented by MANO/RAMO

Thurs­day, March 5th at 6:30 PM
Trin­ity Square Video, 401 Rich­mond St. West, Toronto

Fol­low­ing up on Evolved or Per­ished? MANO’s Novem­ber round-table pre­sented with the Images Fes­ti­val, we are call­ing on cul­tural work­ers and artists work­ing in media arts for an infor­mal dis­cus­sion March 5 at Trin­ity Square Video. This dis­cus­sion will focus on how choic­es are made between the shift­ing pri­or­i­ties of pub­lic and pri­vate fun­ders and artists while pay­ing the rent, keep­ing the lights on and stay­ing healthy.

How can orga­ni­za­tions keep a focus on the art while pri­or­i­ties and met­rics shift? Can arts orga­ni­za­tions and artists dri­ve change or do polit­i­cal and eco­nomic agen­das beyond the sec­tor set the agen­da? What strate­gies can be used to build pro­duc­tive change for the media arts in Canada?