This year, visual artist Brenda Dunn ran a series of creature sculpture workshops with the youth in Hintonburg through the Somerset West Community Health Centre and with the Adoption Council of … Read More / Suite
This year, visual artist Kathy Armstrong ran a DRUMSPEAK!, an African drumming workshop, with youth at the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre as part of the Art Place program. She shared … Read More / Suite
This year, visual artist Marie Bilodeau ran a series of storytelling workshops with the senior’s day program at the Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre as part of the Art Place program. … Read More / Suite
Cette année, Sasha Dominique a fait des ateliers de théâtre avec les ainés au Centre d’accueil Champlain. Dans cette dernière entrevue elle nous parle de ce qu’elle a appris durant … Read More / Suite
My project is over as I write this. It’s been an interesting, unpredictable ride. From having to throw out my entire plan to adapting to my participants’ needs, from attempting … Read More / Suite
The most striking stories shared during my Art Place residency were always followed by the words: and that’s all I’m going to say about it. Wait, what stories, you may … Read More / Suite
This year, visual artist Bozica Radjenovic ran a series of paper art workshops with the women at Club Casa de los Abuelos as part of the Art Place program. She shared her final thoughts on her time in-residence and her experience working with this group of Ottawa residents.
In storytelling, we’re taught that silences seem longer when on stage because our job as storytellers is to fill that silence. We’re there to entertain, educate, enlighten, or at least tell. Silences are seen as a space of non-telling. Because without words, there is no story.