20 Jun

ARENA: Polly Beats

Wednesday, June 20, 12 Noon. Kitchener City Hall, 200 King St W, Kitchener

Polly Beats performs dreamy minimalist music by composers such as Erik Satie, Philip Glass, and originals by Polly Beats, amplified through ARENA, from 12 - 1 PM during the first three Wednesdays of June. 

Polly Beats is an artist, composer, and experimentalist who resides in Kitchener. Polly specializes in music, specifically piano and voice, but also participates in film, photography, and tech-art projects. They can be...

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28 Jun

Susan Blight

Thursday, June 28, 7 PM at Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
 101 Queen Street North, Kitchener, ON  N2H 6P7

   CAFKA.18 artist Susan Blight will be speaking as part of Big Ideas in Art and Culture lecture series at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery on June 28, 2018 at 7 PM.

Susan Blight (Anishinaabe, Couchiching First Nation) is an interdisciplinary artist working with public art, site-specific intervention, photography, film, and social practice. Her solo and collaborative work...

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CAFKA.18 Aims to Reach More People Than Ever Before​

Thank you for being a part of our CAFKA community. You are awesome! Together, we are a group of curious and passionate people who love bringing contemporary art to our public spaces. Thank you for making it happen!

Right now, we are asking all our friends and fellow public art lovers like you to make a donation—of any amount you choose—to become a CAFKA donor. We urgently need your help to raise just a bit more money to bring these amazing projects to life and make the experience for our visiting artists the best it can possibly be.

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CAFKA.18: Benoît Maubrey

CAFKA.18: Benoît Maubrey

Berlin-based artist Benoît Maubrey talks about his mobile interactive sound sculpture ARENA. ARENA is conceived in the shape of a small amphitheater, constructed with 320 recycled loudspeakers. The...

  • CAFKA.18: Marcia Huyer

    Marcia Huyer's Negotiating +/- consists of 160 opaque white plastic bags which inflate and deflate at various times. Each bag is inflated by its own fan and positioned closely together with the...
  • Richard Serra: Pearson International Airport (Toronto)

    CAFKA.TV Correspondent and Sculptor Gareth Lichty takes us on a short but slap-happy tour of the large work Titled Spheres by American sculptor Richard Serra.
  • Big Ideas in Art and Culture: Michael Roberson

    Michael Roberson (New York) is a public health practitioner, activist, and leader within the LGBTQ community. He will deliver a talk entitled The Trans Sound of Black Freedom, detailing insights and...
  • CAFKA.16: Lisa Birke

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