Museum of Science and Technology x HOP Youth Outreach Mural

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Mural season has has begun and we're starting it off big! I'm a lead artist in this 166 x 15 foot mural being painted by a group of amazing youth through House of Paint. Our piece is only one of 4 or 5 going up, once the entire wall is completed it just might be the biggest mural in Ottawa history! The Community Jam where we unveil their masterpiece is on June 1, 2016. Check back for updates!!










SFUO Mural | University of Ottawa

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BLACK FUTURE MONTH 3016

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Presently in its fourth year, the Black Future Month 3016 Art Exhibition is the longest consecutive annual Black art exhibit in Toronto. The overarching theme of the fourth Annual Afrofuturism Art Exhibition is exploring the infinite ways of beings in the far-off distant future as envisioned by Black people over the spectrum of a 1000 years from now.
The exhibition serves as a professionally curated platform that consists of OCAD U students, alumni, staff and faculty along with selected artists from the Black community. This initiative was created in 2013 by OCAD U alumnus Danilo McCallum.
This year's exhibition will be spread between the Ada Slaight Gallery Space in 100 McCaul St. and the Graduate Gallery at 205 Richmond St. W., with another satellite location at the Art Gallery of Mississauga.
This year's exhibition features work from OCAD U's very own Tennesha Skyers, Camille Lauren, Sheniece Cater, Nathan Vernon, Kadicha Foster, Aaron Jones, Quentin VerCetty, Alecia Doley, Danilo McCallum with additional works from BLACK KIRBY (Stacey Robinson and John Jennings, Buffalo, NY) Maliciouz Art (Montreal, QC), Kalkidan Assefa (Ottawa, ON), Jabari “Eliscer” Elliott, Yannick Anton, Mosa McNeilly (Guelph, ON), Wolf J. McFarlane, Anthony Gebrehiwot, OBUXUM, and Black Toronto 2116.
The event is being sponsored by the OCAD U Faculty of LAS/SIS, Faculty of Art, Faculty of Design, Digital Futures Department, Office of Diversity, Equity & Sustainability Initiatives, Graduate Studies, R.I.S.E. Edutainment, Deluxo, PRIYOME Co, York United Black Student Association, African Studies Course Union, York Black Graduate Student Collective
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Drippin Soul x TIMEKODE X Limited 10" Vinyl

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Legendary Ottawa DJ/Production duo TIMEKODE is back at it with the release of the first of 3 remix records, this one featuring Souljazz Orchestra and Bonjay.

 I had the pleasure of collaborating with Ottawa legend Colin White on the cover art! Only 300 copies available, only on wax so this is extremely limited!! You can listen and purchase on Bandcamp while it lasts!

Or if you're feeling lucky, you can also win a copy from Wax Poetics!!



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Drippin Soul X Mercury Lounge XIX

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Check out some cool mural painting time-lapse videos shot at Ottawa's legendary Mercury Lounge for their 19th Anniversary!

Watch this first one until the end...trust me, its worth it!






Decolonize Art!

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This Saturday Ningoshkoz is hosting Decolonize Art - Response to the vandalized murals at The Odawa Native Friendship Centre. I'll be giving an informal artist-talk/workshop and doing some live painting along with Mique Michelle and other possible artists TBA. There will be opportunity for everybody attending to paint, create, and get involved!
Its been an intense few of months. Murals in support of Black Lives Matter, a memorial for Sandra Bland, a mural honouring deceased Trans Women of Colour and a mural celebrating Indigenous and Black solidarity were all vandalized in a short period of time. But despite some of the negativity, there's also been some really positive connections made, creating room for some honest dialogue and providing opportunities to build solidarity between communities through art.
Hope to see you there Saturday!