In partnership with the Black Creek Community Farm, Corner Commons and Jane Street Speaks
Sundays at 7pm from May 17 to July 19, 2020

The Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) was privileged to partner with the Black Creek Community Farm, Corner Commons and Jane Street Speaks to bring you Sunday Sessions, an Instagram Live Performance Series that took place on Sundays, May 17 through July 19, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm.

Sunday Sessions was a series that showcases the work of outstanding performance artists from Toronto’s Jane-Finch neighborhood. The weekly lineup included singular performances by Kibra (an exceptionally talented R&B Singer); Nathan Baya (poet, rapper and Jane Street Speaks Founder); and show stopping rapper Terence Penny.  One of the performance nights featured a live painting session by Kofi Frempong who was joined by acclaimed curator Ashley McKenzie-Barnes for a simultaneous interview

In a time of social isolation Sunday Sessions provided audience members with a meaningful virtual connection to a variety of cultural practices that reinforced culture as a vital community mobilizing and solidarity building force.  This series reflectss our collective commitment to recognizing how our neighborhood is home to a vibrant art scene that inspires, fosters and celebrates local talents.

Schedule

May 17, 7 – 8 pm IG LIVE @blackcreekcommunityfarm
featuring KIBRA

May 24, 7 – 8 pm IG LIVE @cornercommons
featuring NATHAN BAYA

May 31, 7 – 8 pm IG LIVE @a_g_y_u
featuring visual artist KOFI FREMPONG in conversation with Toronto curator ASHLEY MCKENZIE-BARNES

June 7, 7 – 8 pm IG LIVE @blackcreekcommunityfarm
featuring TERENCE PENNY

June 21, 7 – 8 pm IG LIVE @a_g_y_u
featuring KEOSHA LOVE and JAYDA MARLEY

June 28, 7 – 8 pm IG LIVE @blackcreekcommunityfarm
featuring OBUXUM

July 5, 7 – 8 pm IG LIVE @CornerCommons
featuring SYDANIE

July 12, 7 – 8 pm IG LIVE @a_g_y_u
featuring FUMU JAHMEZ

AGYU thanks Black Creek Community Farm, Corner Commons and Jane Street Speaks for supporting this program.

See also

Cultural Policies meet Pandemic Follies

Cultural Policies meet Pandemic Follies
panel discussion

20 May 2020

Artists and the CERB

Artists and the CERB
Open letter

8 Apr 2020

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