Category: artists for ceasefire

  • From Gaza To Guelph: Performances and Open Mic for Palestine

    This event took place on March 2nd from 7 pm – 10 pm at 10C Shared Space in Guelph. We invited 5 Palestinian performers to share music, poetry, and stories. The event was free to attend. 120 attendees were registered, and around 90 attended. We had 6 core organizers, and 10 volunteers.

  • Another World That Sounds Like You

    Another World That Sounds Like You

    A project on collective listening practices Featuring in-gallery audio works by: Bani Abidi, Nick Dourado, JJJJJerome Ellis, Urok Shirhan Hong-Kai Wang, and a program of sonic events and material contributions Curated by Toleen Touq in collaboration with Heather Canlas Rigg and Nedda Baba Radio program managed by Quinton Bradshaw, Sean Warkentine, and Annie Wong Living…

  • The Feeling of Being Watched

    The Feeling of Being Watched

    SAVAC is pleased to co-present The Feeling of Being Watched (Q&A with director Assia Boundaoui to follow) at the Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) on Sunday 23 September 2018 at, 4:15 PM. Filmmaker Assia Boundaoui is haunted by a childhood memory of being awaken at 3am by two men working on telephone line by her…

  • MONITOR 14: Drifting with the Summer Tides / We Have Always Known the Wind’s Direction, 2020

    MONITOR 14: Drifting with the Summer Tides / We Have Always Known the Wind’s Direction, 2020

    SAVAC is thrilled to announce the final program of films and screening details for MONITOR 14: Drifting with the Summer Tides curated by Rasha Salti. This edition of MONITOR asks the viewer to float and travel towards different realities and lived experiences that the artists and filmmakers find necessary to mediate and communicate. The program…

  • MONITOR 14: Drifting with the Summer Tides / Jordão, 2020

    MONITOR 14: Drifting with the Summer Tides / Jordão, 2020

    SAVAC is thrilled to announce the final program of films and screening details for MONITOR 14: Drifting with the Summer Tides curated by Rasha Salti. This edition of MONITOR asks the viewer to float and travel towards different realities and lived experiences that the artists and filmmakers find necessary to mediate and communicate. The program…

  • MONITOR 14: Drifting with the Summer Tides / Dialogue with the Unseen, 2019

    MONITOR 14: Drifting with the Summer Tides /  Dialogue with the Unseen, 2019

    SAVAC is thrilled to announce the final program of films and screening details for MONITOR 14: Drifting with the Summer Tides curated by Rasha Salti. This edition of MONITOR asks the viewer to float and travel towards different realities and lived experiences that the artists and filmmakers find necessary to mediate and communicate. The program…

  • Transplant Seeing: A Exploratory Walk with Vince Rozario Following Jumana Manna’s Foragers

    Transplant Seeing: A Exploratory Walk with Vince Rozario Following Jumana Manna’s Foragers

    Transplant Seeing: A Exploratory Walk with Vince Rozario Following Jumana Manna’s Foragers (2022) SAVAC In collaboration with TPFF Introductory Remarks: 5:15- 6:00 pm Meet at TIFF Bell Lightbox Lobby at 6:00 for walk On a burning planet, foraging and maintaining relationships of reciprocity with neighbours, friends, flora, fungi, and bacteria may be our only way…

  • Nour Bishouty: Nothing is lost except nothing at all except what is not had

    Nour Bishouty: Nothing is lost except nothing at all except what is not had

    Nour Bishouty: Nothing is lost except nothing at all except what is not had SAVAC Co-produced with Gallery 44 This exhibition, Nour Bishouty’s first solo show in Toronto, centres on an oil painting made by her late father, Ghassan Bishouty, in Amman in the early 1980s. Nour is no stranger to her late father’s work,…

  • Palestine Festival of Literature

    Palestine Festival of Literature

    TIFF Bell Lightbox 350 King St W Co-presented by Another Story Bookshop to celebrate 10th anniversary of Toronto Palestine Film Festival and Palestine Festival of Literature SAVAC’s Executive Director, Indu Vashist sits down to chat with Hala Alyan, poet and author of Salt Houses and Leila Abdelrazaq, graphic novelist of Baddawi. Hala Alyan is an…

  • Cultural Suppression and Revival

    Cultural Suppression and Revival

    Event Type: Virtual SAVAC is pleased to co-present this panel discussion with the Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF). As we witnessed in TPFF’s film The Journey of the Others, many artists and artistic productions representing Palestinian narratives are facing cancellations and other silencing tactics across the West. The attacks take various forms from rescinding awards,…