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
After the success of the Art Place Showcase, I thought it would be fun to have a visitor come to our wrap-up session. Dominic Donkor is a friend and colleague … Read More / Suite
The kids at the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre and I have had a wonderful few months together in the DRUMSPEAK! program. Learning some traditional Ghanaian drumming and working on the … Read More / Suite
One of the great gifts of drumming together in a group is the building of community, through shared interaction in a common activity. In working with the kids in the DRUMSPEAK project, I have discovered that there are already very strong neighbourhood bonds between them.
Kathy Armstrong is a percussionist and educator whose primary practice is African drumming. This year she will be running her Art Place project DRUMSPEAK! with youth at the Sandy Community … Read More / Suite