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Snapd Artist Feature: Razak Pirani

Snapd Artist Feature: Razak Pirani

Biography Razak Pirani is an emerging tabla player and artist in Toronto who has studied the North Indian classical percussion instrument under master Ritesh Das for the last eight years. In 2011, Razak joined the Toronto Tabla Ensemble as an apprentice and over the...

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Snapd Artist Feature: Sean Cisterna

Snapd Artist Feature: Sean Cisterna

BIO Sean Cisterna is a feature film and television director. He directed and produced the 2011 road trip comedy Moon Point, which played the international festival circuit to great success, winning several awards. In 2013, the Hot Docs International Documentary...

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This Spot is Hot: Downsview Library Photo Project

This Spot is Hot: Downsview Library Photo Project

Last Month, North York Arts and Snapd North York continued with our community Snapd photo project initiative with youth from Downsview Library! As part of Cultural Hot Spot North York, youth learned the basics of photography in a one day workshop facilitated by...

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Snapd Artist Feature: Hussain Alismail

Snapd Artist Feature: Hussain Alismail

Artist Statement: Correlative action between different groups of people in one community or group of communities is essential to establish identity and culture, which are being interchanged today. The various nexus that tug at our social connections, which are made up...

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This Spot is Hot: Fairview Library Photo Project!

This Spot is Hot: Fairview Library Photo Project!

On August 20th, we continued our Snapd Photo project with youth from Fairview Library! As part of Cultural Hotspot North York, youth learned the basics of photography in a one day workshop facilitated by a professional photographer Brittany Carmichael. Participants...

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Snapd Artist Feature: Jesus Mora

Snapd Artist Feature: Jesus Mora

Snapd Artist Feature: Guggenheim Fellow Jesus Mora brings Mayan Culture to North York This September, Jesus Mora’s Cosmovision Maya will exhibit at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Supported by North York Arts, a Fellowship from The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial...

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Emerging Artist Brings his Work to North York Festival

Emerging Artist Brings his Work to North York Festival

For the fifth year in a row, we at North York Arts were thrilled to be part of Cultura Festival, an incredible summer event that brings arts and culture to the North York community. Created by Councillor John Filion, Cultura presents music, film, dance, and food, free...

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Newcomers Learn from Each Other Through the Arts

Newcomers Learn from Each Other Through the Arts

This August, Airsa Art & Thought Association invited newcomer artists to participate in My Art, My New Land, a series of improvisation workshops to help overcome challenges faced when arriving in a new city. Throughout the month, these workshops help to build...

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