Affinity Groups

Arts + Caregiving + Now: How are we doing (this)?

Are you an artist/arts worker caring for children, older adults, or those needing full-time support?

Balancing Act offers monthly affinity groups for artists and arts workers engaged in care; a supportive space to dialogue and exchange resources.

Created by Dancer & Choreographer
Kate Kamo McHugh with Isabel

Cinematography Colin Boyd Shafer, Music Once Again by Benjamin Tissot

All Caregivers/Parents

Monday, August 9, 2021
1-2:30pm EST (Zoom)

Neena Jayarajan and Cara Spooner, two of the artists in this year’s Hack Lab Balancing Act cohort, share a window into their individual processes at the intersection of art-making and caregiving. Open discussion to follow.

All Caregivers/Parents

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
1-2:30pm EST (Zoom)

Introduced by Sarah Cullen, Toronto-based visual artist, parent, and founder of MOTHRA: Artist-Parent Project, and Rebecca Singh, stage and screen performer, narrator, and mother. Each will share a personal story inspired by the prompt “Artistic Practice: How can we stay connected?” Open floor to follow.

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