MAMC brought Contemporary Connections: Art Making With Seniors Part #2, continuing the exciting collaboration with The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (TPP).
In April we moved our virtual studio to Thorncliffe Park. We worked with 14 participants recruited through the Seniors’ Program at Toronto Neighbourhood Organization (TNO).
MAMC presented the current Winter exhibition at TPP of the works of Nathan E. Carson, Leonardo Drew and Howie Tsui.
MAMC offered a new format to the participants, where each constructed an accordion book.
The participants responded to the exhibition using a variety of techniques and materials.
The group explored the themes of Identity, Place, Presence of Absence and Belonging. The seniors drew on their long and rich experience contributing to lively discussions and very strong visual responses.
MAMC acknowledges the remarkable courage of the Thorncliffe Seniors in taking a risk and discovering their inner artists and erasing “mistake” from their vocabulary.
MAMC invites you to visit our website often to vicariously experience the creative process to combat isolation in the different communities we work with.
Explore More Projects
Contemporary Connections Part 3Art Making with Seniors Part 3, 2021
Contemporary Connections Part 1Art Making With Seniors Part 1, 2021
Artists In Their KitchenIn The Time of Covid, 2020
Women In DialogueCovid19 Response, 2020
With Thread As Inkwith the Textile Museum of Canada, 2020
Face Upwith Greenwood School, 2019
Stories Are Our Compasswith The Power Plant, 2019
Women's Creative Narrativeswith support from the TAC & OAC, 2019
Finding Homewith the Aga Khan Museum, 2016
Walls & Barrierswith the ROM, 2010
Drop Swap Shopwith the Evergreen Brickworks, 2020
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Our experienced artist educators are committed to creating a safe and fun space where participants can explore artistic expression while developing self awareness, collaboration skills and original creative thinking. Our focus is to facilitate dialogue and collaboration, thereby strengthening community bonds and reducing isolation.
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