Truth & Reconciliation Series at the 4R Open Lab

Hello everyone,

We would like to invite Art Education students, staff, and faculty to join us for two exciting events next week as part of our Truth & Reconciliation Series at the 4R Open Lab: 1. Truth Co-Creation Workshop Tuesday, September 27th, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm Join artist-in-residence, artist and art educator Marg Boyle, for a collaborative art-making workshop and sharing circle on the truth of colonization and genocide of Indigenous nations in North America. Please see the event poster (attached below) for more important information about what to expect, location, and RSVP details. 2. Tiny Orange Shirts - A Transnational Invitation Wednesday, September 28th, 5 pm -7 pm Learn and make alongside one another as guest speaker Dr. Shannon Leddy (UBC) introduces the Orange Shirt Project, to the Concordia community. This project is an “ongoing invitation to witness the truth about how many, to come to understand, and then begin to live reconciliation” (Orange Shirt Project, 2022). Learn with Dr. Leddy as we begin making tiny orange shirts together in the space. Please see the event poster (attached below) for more important information about the event, location, and RSVP details. (Hybrid event, in-person and via Zoom) Zoom link: https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/82347056289 At both events, we will share in making together and join in conversation about art education and truth and reconciliation. You are welcome to bring your own art project or join a making group with wool, leather, or paper (supplied). Light refreshments and snacks will be served. For both events, please register via email to 4rconcordia@gmail.com We look forward to welcoming you and building strong communities of practice together, The 4R Team Anita, Sylvia, Melissa, Elora, Mea





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