07 Sep

LÈCHE VITRINE: Mélika Hashemi

CAFKA and Open Sesame are pleased to anounce the latest edition of LÈCHE VITRINE: Open Sesame Project Window. Mélika Hashemi's Ma'jooj will be on view in the project space at OPEN SESAME: ART, BOOKS, AND OBJECTS, 220 King Street West in Kitchener through October 2018. A reception for the artist will take place on Friday, September 7, at 6 PM. All are welcome.

Melika Hashemi is a Canadian artist working primarily in photography, sculpture, and installation. Her work is informed by her...

Read more


28 Jun

Susan Blight

  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 engages questions of personal and cultural identity and its relationship to space. Susan is co-founder of The Ogimaa Mikana Project, an artist collective working to reclaim and rename the roads and landmarks of Toronto with Anishinaabemowin and is a member of the Indigenous...

Read more


CAFKA.18: A Look Back from the Executive Director

CAFKA.18 came to a close on July 1, 2018. For those on the staff and board of directors, it was the culmination of months of organizing and planning and a lot of hard work. I  would like to acknowledge those who helped to make it happen and I have put together a scrap book of fond memories. I'll be adding more images as they come along.

As you can imagine, there are a lot of thank yous to be made. But I would be extra thankful to you, reader, if you could just take a few moment to complete the CAFKA.18 audience survey. Click on the link and it should take you no more than 5 minutes. Tops. I'll wait here while you do it . . .


Read More 2.gif


CAFKA.18: ARENA Open Mic Night with Izzy and Fred

CAFKA.18: ARENA Open Mic with Izzy and Fred

Our Esteemed Sponsors

  • Musagetes
  • City of Kitchener
  • Downtown Kitchener BIA
  • Conestoga Mall
  • Vidyard