The Summer Issue

We've kept busy this year, working in a research and consulting capacity with many new clients and partners. There's also been art-making! Amy Hull has curated an evening program for Indigenous youth…

Bonding over food, culture and conversations: How Sharada Eswar’s Akhara brings communities together

The first Akhara of 2022, a pandemic-induced virtual affair, coincided with Pongal, the ancient harvest festival of Tamil Nadu—some 13,300 km away from the suburb of Toronto where Sharada Eswar, the…

Let’s have a meal together in the New Year

What a year. Are you happy, and is this a holiday for you? May this week before the New Year offer a generous combination of rest and salve for your soul. I will not recap 2021 in this holiday…

Summer update

Welcome to the Summer Issue This has been a busy, compact first half of the year. We have been hard at work on our arts and wellness research, collaborating with external research partners, and…

What is Creative Morning Practice?

Developed by the Laboratory for Artistic Intelligence, Creative Morning Practice is a 6-week virtual guided arts program to support health and wellness, and mitigate the effects of stress, loneliness…

Making possible, making visible

On the other side of the world, it's already 2021. In these transitional hours between 2020 and 2021, many of us are thinking about the lives we've lived these past twelve months. The joys, the…

Thinking Forward On Immigration: A Public Report To The IRCC On Modernizing Immigration

It's ready! The public version of our recommendations to the Department of Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship of Canada is now available. Download your copy of Thinking Forward On Immigration……

What Art Has To Offer Immigration

Media Release The Laboratory for Artistic Intelligence premieres a special 30-minute program on ‘What Art Has To Offer Immigration’ during Luminato Festival Toronto 2020 on Saturday June 13 at 1pm…

Exhibition Postponed

Announcement Several days ago, Luminato Festival Toronto announced that they are cancelling the 2020 edition of the Festival. The official announcement is available here. The names of all those who…

Gone Virtual: Taking Our Creation Practice Online

Newsletter On Monday, March 9, we entered the Meridian Arts Centre to begin the first day of a 3-week creation residency supported by TO Live. On Friday, March 13, we received an email at 6:55 PM…