Créations In Vivo is an arts organization dedicated to creating new works of performance stemming from text, poetry, aesthetic, or artistic concepts. Its members also offer training that has allowed them to travel across Ontario to give workshops in high schools through the “Artistes aux 4 coins” program.
November’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to Nicholas Leno and Norah Paton to support an interactive audio play of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol that Ottawa residents can enjoy in their own homes and neighbourhoods. “Audiences will have an audio track and bag of items delivered to them,” explains Nicholas. “The audio track will layer narration […]
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of posts Apartment613 is hosting on behalf of MASC, showcasing the artists they work with and their programming in our community. Kim Kilpatrick tells all types of stories, from folktales to epic material, from historical stories to literary pieces. With over 15 years’ experience as a professional […]
The Celtic Rathskallions is a folk music duo composed of Arthur McGregor and Wendy Moore, who have been performing for adults and children alike for over 20 years. The Rathskallions have a special focus on working within schools and communities and have earned kudos for their concerts, workshops, and collaborations.
Art curator, event producer, and consultant Rachel Weldon co-founded and runs Debaser, the community arts programming organization that is based on unceded Algonquin territory in Ottawa/Hull. Their activity in the Ottawa arts community for over 10 years, wealth of experience, and vast community arts network was an obvious fit for the DARC organizational residency program.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of posts Apartment613 is hosting on behalf of MASC, showcasing the artists they work with and their programming in our community. Junkyard Symphony strives to promote environmental health and awareness through educational and extraordinary entertainment by reusing old ordinary objects that would otherwise be sadly destined for the […]
Katherine Battersby is the critically-acclaimed author and illustrator of 10 picture books published around the world, including Perfect Pigeons, You’re One!, You’re Two! and the popular Squish Rabbit series. She is regularly booked to speak in schools, libraries and at festivals and she is a passionate advocate for literacy and the arts.
A multidisciplinary artist whose career spans theatre, dance, storytelling, and stand-up comedy, Alan Shain blends comedy with a strong flavour of honesty and truth while drawing from the lived experience of disability.
Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre has toured across Canada and the U.S. since 1978 with over 100 performances a year in schools, libraries, children’s festivals, and theatres.
October’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to David Narbaitz and Jesse Burcsik to support their facilitation of COVID-safe hugs in the city.
In collaboration with the City of Ottawa and CF Rideau Centre, Digital Arts Resource Centre (DARC) is thrilled to announce the new public art program, In the Absence. The program guided a cohort of emerging and mid-career artists, based in Canada, who expanded on their existing practice and learned to use new tools available for digital creation.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of posts Apartment613 is hosting on behalf of MASC, showcasing the artists they work with and their programming in our community. cj fleury is a multimedia artist and cultural researcher, deeply interested in the role of art in contemporary society. Recognized for groundbreaking projects that bring the public […]
Social Media Marketing for Media Artists was a free, live workshop that is part of a series of free digital workshops DARC is offering the community during COVID-19. Our goal is to make independent artists and creators understand that there are digital marketing strategies they can run on their own to promote their work.
Teacher, student, actor, town crier, and legend-teller are all part of Daniel Richer’s resume.
Indigenous Experiences offers a rare opportunity to experience the traditional culture, teachings, and history of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples from a First Nations perspective. Their program brings this rich history to life through authentic, fun, and interactive learning experiences.