The Power Plant

New Media & Installation with karen darricades

Tue Sep 19 2017

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Toronto Public Library Sanderson Branch

Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Club, Spruce Clubhouse

Photo by TPL

Inspired by Sammy Baloji and Filip de Boeck’s exhibition Urban Now: City Life in Congo and Amalia Pica’s exhibition ears to speak of, youth will work with Artist-in-Residence karen darricades to learn how to document and activate their changing cultural and physical landscapes. Using photography, new media and site-specific installations, youth will create art about the past, present and future of their evolving physical environments.

More about karen darricades

karen darricades is an artist, educator and writer living in Toronto. Her multidisciplinary community arts practice aims to educate on the role and function of media to generate a community voice. Responding to and reframing found images and existing environments are central to karen's community-engaged arts practice. karen received her BA visual arts and linguistics from University of Toronto and studied photography and visual communications at École de Communication Vissuelle in Paris, France.

Program Dates

Toronto Public Library Sanderson Branch
19 September – 19 December 2017
Tuesdays, 4:30-6:30 PM

Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Club, Spruce Clubhouse
21 September – 21 September 2017
Thursdays, 6-8 PM