MAYWORKS 2016 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Mayworks Festival – Toronto is pleased to invite submissions for its 31st festival season. Applications are accepted from groups and individuals in a range of disciplines, including: visual art, music/ poetry, film, video, dance and theatre.
- Download the 2016 Mayworks Festival Submissions Form.
- Complete submission form and support material and send to festsubmissions[at]gmail.com by October 12, 2015.
For more information on the 2016 Call for Submissions, please click here.
MAYWORKS 2015 CLOSES AS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL FESTIVAL TO DATE
Some festival highlights include:
The one-woman multidisciplinary play by Shaunga Tagore on intergenerational legacies, trauma and healing was followed by an incisive discussion between Shaunga and art activist and teacher d’bi. young anitafrika. Co-presented by Palmerston Library, Shameless Magazine, and the Centre for Women and Trans People at York University.
And so much more. Great hands-on Silkscreen Printing and Graphic Design workshops; Walking Tours; Visual Art exhibits and artist talks; Jane Finch Actions Against Poverty theatre performance; Deux Jours, Une Nuit film; Global Grooves family event; Spoken word by Truth Is at Day of Mourning Ceremony.
Please help keep Mayworks alive for future generations. We encourage everyone to donate to our crowdfunding campaign before the May 30 deadline: http://bit.ly/1yb8jNY
SAVE THE DATE: MIN SOOK LEE LABOUR ARTS AWARDS GALA NOV. 21, 2015
Mark your calendars for Mayworks’ fourth annual Min Sook Lee Labour Arts Awards Gala on November 21, 2015 at Steelworkers Hall in Toronto. At the Gala, Mayworks will honour labour activists, artists, and unions who have used the arts to promote values of labour and social justice.
Please email minsookleeawards[at]gmail.com to reserve tickets or for info about submitting nominations for the awards.