CAFKA Stands in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

CAFKA (Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener + Area) stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and the tens of thousands of Waterloo Region residents who marched through Downtown Kitchener on June 3, 2020, to demand an end to police violence against Black people.

CAFKA’s mission is to bring contemporary art outside the gallery so that it becomes accessible to everyone in Waterloo Region. CAFKA’s biennial, Big Ideas lectures, and other programs must include equity-seeking concerns, particularly those of...

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03 May

Guillermo Gómez-Peña

An evening with Guillermo Gómez-Peña with cameos by Pocha Nostra members Saula Garcia Lopez and Balitronica      Combining spoken word poetry, activist theory, radical storytelling and language experimentation, Gómez-Peña offers critical and humorous commentary about the art world, academia, new technologies, the culture of war and violence in the US, organized crime in Mexico, gender and race politics, and the latest wave of complications surrounding gentrification in the “creative city...

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We are counting down to CAFKA.20. Staff and volunteers are very busy collaborating with artists to develop some of the brightest and best contemporary public art in Canada, but WE NEED YOU! Make a resolution today to engage with your community in a new way by making a donation to CAFKA.

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Laura Watson, “Spell for the End of the World”, 2020.

Laura Watson: Spell for the End of the World

An animation and visual poem created for CAFKA and supported by the Digital Originals initiative from the Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada and CBC/Radio-Canada.  Words +...

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