Artist Talk with Trans-activist and Black Lives Matter leader Syrus Marcus Ware

Syrus Marcus Ware presentation
Posted: Wed, 2017-11-22 16:37

Come on by the grunt gallery to help us inaugurate his stay in Vancouver!

Join artist Syrus Marcus Ware as he explores his Activist Portrait Series at grunt gallery.

Syrus Marcus Ware is a Toronto-based artist and activist who is visiting the Westcoast for a residency in Victoria, BC to do work and research with the largest archive of transgender history in the world. Ware, a visual artist, activist, curator, and educator, will be holding an artist talk with us November 30, at 6 - 8 PM at @gruntgallery.

#116 - 350 East 2 Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5T 4R8
Phone: 604 875 9516
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, Noon-5pm

Artist Biography:
Syrus is a Vanier Scholar, visual artist, activist, curator and educator. Syrus uses painting, installation and performance to explore social justice frameworks and black activist culture. He is a facilitator/designer at The Banff Centre, and for 12 years was the Coordinator of the Art Gallery of Ontario Youth Program. Syrus is the inaugural Daniel’s Spectrum Artist-in-Residence (2016/17) and is also a core-team member of #BlackLivesMatter- Toronto.