Power Youth

Game/Play

Power Youth has appointed its very first Power Youth Artist-in-Residence, Nadijah Robinson, who has developed a project based on learning from our pilot program. Game/Play builds on youth interest in sports and gaming technologies, enhancing for youth the presence of art in daily life. Concepts include the ‘game’ of life, skills, strategy, chance, competition and collaboration, performance, facing obstacles, challenges, winners and losers. Guided by an ethic of “playfulness,” participants will collaborate on a visual response that is meaningful to their lives and relevant to their community.

More about Nadijah Robinson

Nadijah Robinson is a Toronto based multidisciplinary artist inspired by resilience, justice, and the infinite. Robinson received her BFA from the University of Ottawa and her BEd from OISE, University of Toronto. Through her practice in mixed media collage, textile art, graphic design and community engaged art; she is continually rewriting herself and her communities into history, and in the process redefining history itself.

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