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AHA MEDIA filmed at COMMUNITY ARTS DIALOGUE: Community, Politics and Resistance in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside – Part 2 on June 18, 2011

June 30, 2011 1 comment

Dr. Maggie O’Neill, researcher from Durham University, will discuss her work in participatory action research and participatory arts, specifically, “Community, Politics and Resistance in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: a participatory project”.

This project is a social research collaboration between AtiraEnterprising Women Making Art, Providing Alternatives Counseling & Education (PACE) Society, Megaphone, and United We Can and supported by the Community Arts Council of Vancouver and AHA MEDIA

The project explores ways of seeing the spaces and places of community through the eyes of DTES residents.

Part 2: 2:00-4:00pm

Viewing of the exhibit with presentations from the local DTES organizations on their experience working on the project.

Location: Interurban: Gallery and Community Art Space, I E Hastings St

Dr. Maggie O’Neill, researcher from Durham University, will discuss her work in participatory action research and participatory arts, specifically, “Community, Politics and Resistance in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: a participatory project”.

Maggie O’Neill has extensive experience in inter-disciplinary contexts with expertise in critical and cultural criminology. Her focus is on innovative biographical, cultural and participatory research methodologies; and the production of praxis – knowledge which addresses and intervenes in public policy. Her work has been instrumental in moving forward debates, dialogue and scholarship in three areas: prostitution and the commercial sex industry; forced migration and the asylum-migration nexus; innovative participatory, performative and visual  methodologies. She is a member of the steering group for the Centre for Social Justice and Community Action.

 

 

 

 

AHA MEDIA filmed at COMMUNITY ARTS DIALOGUE: Community, Politics and Resistance in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside – Part 1 on June 18, 2011

June 26, 2011 1 comment

Dr. Maggie O’Neill, researcher from Durham University, will discuss her work in participatory action research and participatory arts, specifically, “Community, Politics and Resistance in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: a participatory project”.

This project is a social research collaboration between AtiraEnterprising Women Making Art, Providing Alternatives Counseling & Education (PACE) Society, Megaphone, and United We Can and supported by the Community Arts Council of Vancouver and AHA MEDIA

The project explores ways of seeing the spaces and places of community through the eyes of DTES residents.

 

 

COMMUNITY ARTS DIALOGUE: Community, Politics and Resistance in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside – Part 1 and 2 on June 18, 2011

June 9, 2011 Leave a comment

Dr. Maggie O’Neill, researcher from Durham University, will discuss her work in participatory action research and participatory arts, specifically, “Community, Politics and Resistance in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: a participatory project”.

This project is a social research collaboration between AtiraEnterprising Women Making Art, Providing Alternatives Counseling & Education (PACE) Society, Megaphone, and United We Can and supported by the Community Arts Council of Vancouver and AHA MEDIA

The project explores ways of seeing the spaces and places of community through the eyes of DTES residents.

Part 2: 2:00-4:00pm

Viewing of the exhibit with presentations from the local DTES organizations on their experience working on the project.

Location: Interurban: Gallery and Community Art Space, I E Hastings St

Dr. Maggie O’Neill, researcher from Durham University, will discuss her work in participatory action research and participatory arts, specifically, “Community, Politics and Resistance in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: a participatory project”.

Maggie O’Neill has extensive experience in inter-disciplinary contexts with expertise in critical and cultural criminology. Her focus is on innovative biographical, cultural and participatory research methodologies; and the production of praxis – knowledge which addresses and intervenes in public policy. Her work has been instrumental in moving forward debates, dialogue and scholarship in three areas: prostitution and the commercial sex industry; forced migration and the asylum-migration nexus; innovative participatory, performative and visual  methodologies. She is a member of the steering group for the Centre for Social Justice and Community Action.

This event is being coordinated by the Community Arts Council of Vancouver in partnership with SFU Woodwards.

It is part of Langara College’s annual Summer School on Building Community.

FREE event.

Membership in CACV and donations appreciated.

Register here:http://communityartsdialogue.eventbrite.com/

June 18, 2011  10am-1pm

Location: World Art Centre, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

149 West Hastings (entrance on Cordova Street)

AHA MEDIA films Maggie O’Neill from Durham University in England with Vancouver Downtown Eastside Residents

April 16, 2011 1 comment

Maggie O’Neill from Durham University in England recently did a community engagement photography project with Vancouver Downtown Eastside Residents which talked about community, politics and resistance.

Select Vancouver Downtown Eastside residents were given a camera to take photographs to show what “community” means to them.

Below is a photo of Garvin Snider in front of his residence

Below is a photo of Garvin Snider taking a photo of Sean Condon of Megaphone

Below is photo of Sean Condon from Garvin’s camera

Below is a photo of VPD Linda Malcolm with Hendrik Beune of AHA MEDIA

Below is Garvin Snider with Maggie O’Neill

An upcoming Exhibition – What is Community? The Spaces and PLaces of Community in DTES will be held at Interurban Gallery

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