Events

01 Dec

CAFKA.20: CALL FOR PORTFOLIOS

CAFKA – Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area has released its CAFKA.20: Call for Portfolios.

Looking to streamline the assessment process, CAFKA has announced that for the 2020 biennial it will limit its Open Call consideration to artist portfolios only. Artists applying to the CAFKA.20: Call for Portfolios will no longer be required to submit detailed proposals. Following the committee's deliberations, selected artists will be contacted and asked to propose detailed projects. 

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Education

24 Jan

Alessandra Pomarico and Nikolay Oleynikov present Free Home University

Free Home University (FHU) is a pedagogical and artistic experiment created in 2013 in Southern Italy by a local and international group of artists and thinkers, along with Musagetes. FHU focuses on generating new ways of sharing and creating knowledge by experiencing life in common. The name Free Home University gestures toward a non-vertical, energy-liberating, insurgent environment (Free), within a protected and intimate space (Home) committed to create a temporary, autonomous,...

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THE CAFKA BIENNIAL EXHIBITION

Every two years CAFKA - Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area produces an exhibition of contemporary visual art projects in the public spaces of the Waterloo Region. Since 2001 contemporary artists from across Canada, the United States and overseas have exhibited next to some of the best local artists in the Waterloo Region . . .

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LÈCHE VITRINE: Mélika Hashemi

LÈCHE VITRINE: Mélika Hashemi

Mélika Hashemi is a Canadian artist working primarily in photography, sculpture, and installation. Her work is informed by her understanding of a culture she has only experienced in hyphenated ways....

  • CAFKA.18: Don Russell

    For CAFKA.18 Cambridge artist Don Russell built Stone, Clay, Fire: Making a Circle in Springbank Community Gardens at the rare Charitable Research Reserve in Cambridge, Ontario. He began by digging a...
  • Big Ideas in Art and Culture: Susan Blight

    CAFKA.18 artist Susan Blight spoke about her work on Thursday, June 28, 2018 as part of the Big Ideas in Art and Culture lecture series at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery.
  • Big Ideas in Art and Culture: Rick Lowe

    Houston-based artist Rick Lowe is the founder of Project Row Houses, an arts and cultural community located in Houston, Texas. In 1993, moved by the imminent demolition of several blocks of shotgun-...
  • CAFKA.18: ARENA Open Mic with Izzy and Fred

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