On October 22 at 2pm, join Massy Arts, and Vancouver-based visual artist and educator Yasaman Moussavi for a workshop on papermaking designed for beginner artists. Learning objectives are: learning how to make a foundational sheet-making technique; learning how to make pulp out of scrap paper; and making at least 5 sheets of paper.
Between October and November 2022, join Massy Arts, and Vancouver-based visual artists Rafael Zen + Khalil Alomar for "Community is Collage: Cutting out the stories that shaped us", a series of four collage workshops targeted to young artists (14-18yo) that aims to teach the artistic technique of collage while putting into dialogue three systemic and intersectional concepts that have built and shaped contemporary societies: race, class, and gender.
On Tuesday, October 25, join Massy Arts, Massy Books, and local poetry collective, Harbour Centre 5, for the launch of Brine—a debut poetry chapbook offering a wild ferment reminiscent of a Steely Dan album. With readings by Robbie Chesick, Rebecca Holand, James X. Wang, Jaeyun Yoo and Christina Shah.
Join us for Honouring Our Grandmothers Healing Journey, directed and produced by Nadine Spence, Further We Rise Indigenous Arts Collective / Sacred Rock, in partnership with Vancouver Moving Theatre/ Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival, along with Massy Arts Society, VALU CO-OP l Community Projects and Love Intersections, and Carnegie Centre / Oppenheimer Park.
On Tuesday, November 1 at 6pm, join Massy Arts Society, Massy Books and interdisciplinary artist and educator Josema Zamorano for the launch of Nahui Ollin or The Physics of Desire: a Philosophiæ Naturalis. This interactive-experimental book that invites the reader to make sense of visual and textual poetry while bringing together principles of science with play, love, eroticism, ancestral-Mexican relational worldviews, and the poetic possibilities of co-existence.