Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Art of Collaboration | A public lecture/presentation | 7pm, March 28, 2014

On Friday, March 28 at 7 PM, Anna Camilleri and Tristan R. Whiston will give a free public lecture on The Art of Collaboration, a presentation illustrated with images and short video clips that offers an overview of RDP’ s process of multi-phase projects and residencies in Toronto communities. 

The presentation – which will touch on models for artistic, and community engagement, consensus building, ethics, challenges, facilitation, partnerships, arts-based research, site-specific and public art, and the creative process –  will be followed by time for questions and informal discussion.

About Anna Camilleri and Tristan R. Whiston
Anna and Tristan have created and led a several multi-phase, large-scale multi-community projects and residencies in Toronto, and across Ontario, as well as national touring stage productions. Recent works include "Everyone. Everywhere.” (2013) in Etobicoke with Arts Etobicoke and Amnesty International, "Homage" with the Church Street Murals Project (2013), “Dwelling” with Diane Frankling Co-operative Housing (2012), and “Trace”, an interactive audio and performance installation that will tour Canada in 2014/2015.  

Anna and Tristan have a combined 40+ years of experience as multidisciplinary artists, and teaching credentials at many universities, colleges, and high schools. Camilleri’s “home” artistic disciplines are literature and performance and Whiston’s are theatre and music; and together, they entered the dynamic realms of socially engaged (ceramic, glass, and mixed media) public artwork in 2006.  They have been recognized with several awards and distinctions from the LAMBDA Literary Foundation, the Association of Independent Publishers, the American Library of Congress, and the Premios Ondas and the New York Festivals (for international radio broadcasting).

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