Who Knew? is a Jumblies project in partnership with the Bernard Betel Centre for seniors, in North York, Toronto: artfully sharing stories through conversation, visual arts, dance, music and film.
Who Knew? will be back at the Bernard Betel Centre on Mondays Sept. 9, 16 and 23, from 1:00 to 4:00pm. We’ll be reviewing some of the videos and ceramics we created in the spring and summer, and launching into some new art-making activities.
In November, our Bernard Betel North York friends will be invited into Jumblies Odaabaanag project, through a presentation by composer Beverley McKiver on Oct. 30th at 1pm; and a series of Monday afternoon artmaking workshops and Sunday afternoon singing workshops.
For more info. on how to join in these activities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who Knew? began as an individual project (funded by the Toronto Arts Council) in Winter 2019, and then grew into a larger Jumblies project (thanks to funds from New Horizons for Seniors). The artistic team included: Adrienne Marcus Raja, Multi-Media Artist; Choreographer, Michelle Silagy; Composers, Alejandra Nunez & Arie Verheul van de Ven; Artist-facilitators and Translators, Tijana Spasic (Russian, Serbian) & Rakefet Arieli (Hebrew); Singer, Shifra Cooper; Fabric Artist, Oshan Starreveld, and others.
Activities included a series of Monday afternoon workshops, gathering and exploring personal stories and objects through various art forms, a culminating performance at the Betel Centre in April and a repeat performance at The Ground Floor in June, and a couple of summer workshops.