Pop Fiction

Justice for All

Syrus Marcus Ware and Alannah Fricker

Pop Fiction

Justice for All

Syrus Marcus Ware and Alannah Fricker

11:00am

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Loft 1

60 mins

Since the 1930’s, people just like you have been getting creative and making zines to share their messages and ideas. Using techniques like collage, writing and drawing, now it’s your turn to channel your inner activist and create your very own zine for change.

Join the creators of Abolition is Love Dr. Syrus Marcus Ware and Alannah Fricker for a zine-making workshop for all ages focused on ideas of social justice. Whether you’re passionate about politics or enthusiastic about ecology, come with a cause and learn how you can spread your message of social justice in a crafty, colourful way.

Suitable for ages 14+.

Please note, this event takes place in Loft 1 at Harbourfront Centre, not the Main Loft.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Free
Workshop

How to attend

This FREE event requires registration. Pass Holders should register for free events as well.

Since the 1930’s, people just like you have been getting creative and making zines to share their messages and ideas. Using techniques like collage, writing and drawing, now it’s your turn to channel your inner activist and create your very own zine for change.

Join the creators of Abolition is Love Dr. Syrus Marcus Ware and Alannah Fricker for a zine-making workshop for all ages focused on ideas of social justice. Whether you’re passionate about politics or enthusiastic about ecology, come with a cause and learn how you can spread your message of social justice in a crafty, colourful way.

Suitable for ages 14+.

Please note, this event takes place in Loft 1 at Harbourfront Centre, not the Main Loft.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Free
Workshop

Featured Authors

Dr. Syrus Marcus Ware is a Vanier scholar, visual artist, activist, curator and educator. Using painting, installation and performance, Syrus explores social justice frameworks and black activist culture. His work has been shown widely across Canada in solo and group shows, and his performance works have been included in local and international festivals. Author of picture book Abolition is Love (Triangle Square, 2023), and illustrator of picture book I Promise (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2019), Syrus holds a PhD from York University in the Faculty of Environmental Studies, and is Assistant Professor at the School of the Arts at McMaster University.

Read more about Syrus Marcus Ware

Alannah Fricker is an abolitionist community organizer, visual artist, caregiver, harm reduction activist and second-generation settler living in Toronto/Tkaronto. She is a founding member of Students for Harm Reduction, the Toronto Prisoners’ Rights Project (TPRP) and the Abolition Coalition, and is actively involved in a wide variety of mutual aid, popular education, direct action and creative arts projects. Alannah is a Registered Social Worker and is currently completing her Master’s of Arts in Social Justice Education with a focus on Black Studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.

Read more about Alannah Fricker

11:00am

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Loft 1

60 mins

How to attend

This FREE event requires registration. Pass Holders should register for free events as well.

What to read

Abolition Is Love by ,
TIFA 2023

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