The Bonavista Biennale iteration of the Afronautic Research Lab explores historical links between Newfoundland and transatlantic slavery through slave ships built in Newfoundland in the 18th century. Radio Canada International, Aug 18 2019 CBC Nfld. & Labrador, Aug 18, 2019 CBC Newfoundland Morning, Aug 16, 2019 CBC On the Go, Aug 13, 2019 ICI Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador, Aug […]
“FLOE” is an exhibition of new artworks that have been inspired by Bonavista in Newfoundland. The new body of work engages the hidden historical linkages between this remote location in Canada and the transatlantic slave trade. The exhibition is part of the 2019 iteration of the Bonavista Biennale. The work was produced during a residency […]
The Surrey Art Gallery exhibited Triangle Trade by Jérôme Havre, Cauleen Smith, and Camille Turner. An interview of the artists by Yaniya Lee, originally commissioned by Gallery TPW, has also been republished. Read it here: https://www.surrey.ca/files/SurreyArtGalleryPresentsTriangleTrade.pdf
An exhibition showing the collaborative work of Camal Pirbhai and Camille Turner is on display at the Latcham Art Centre in Whitchurch–Stouffville. Where We Stand runs May 16 to June 29, 2019. http://www.latchamgallery.ca/?q=exhibitions/where-we-stand
August 17 – September 25, 2019 Excited to announce that I will be participating in the BonaVista Biennale, an exhibition of contemporary artwork by Indigenous, Canadian and International artists, situated in outport communities along the rugged North Atlantic coastline!
The Afronautic Research Lab will be hosted at ARTEXTE in Montreal as part of a celebration of the anniversary of Arts Against Postracialism. Alongside the Afronautic Research Lab there will be a discussion with Dr. Philip Howard, professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University, about the results and observations from […]
The Afronauts are back in a new iteration of the Afronautic Research Lab that will take place at the Mississauga Central Library from 5:00-7:00 pm on October 18th, 2018. This Mississauga edition of the artwork will uncover and engage with the city’s hidden historical and contemporary issues of oppression, colonialism, and racism.
Happy to announce that in March I’ll be launching BlackGrange, a new Afrofuturist walking tour of Toronto’s Grange neighbourhood that will be available via googlemap. On March 3 from 2-5pm I will lead a live one-time-only performative walk of BlackGrange with the Outerregion performers and would love to share this experience with you. The walk […]
Triangle Trade, a film made in collaboration with Cauleen Smith and Jérôme Havre, comes to New York City! Many thanks to the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center for including the film in their 2018 festival. Triangle Trade screens at 3pm on March 1st.