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Artists + Community Symposium: Train of Thought Winnipeg

May 22, 2015, May 23, 2015, May 24, 2015


ACI Manitoba presents the fourth Artists + Community Symposium; Train of Thought Winnipeg, in partnership with Jumblies Theatre's national Train of Thought project.

About: see our PRESS RELEASE. Train of Thought is a creative expedition produced by Jumblies Theatre (Toronto) in collaboration with 40 organizations across Canada, and more than 60 travelers crossing the country by train to offer activities and spark relationships on-board and at 20 stops along the way.

Together, we – First Nations and all those who have settled and found refuge here - will discover ways to create, grieve, celebrate, shift tracks and see the land we share in new ways.

Meet the artists and partners from across the nation; read their bios.

Host an Artist - download the following PDF forms: 
 - Call for billets
 - Train of Thought Billet Form

May 22 Schedule

Note: The Exploring Muddy Waters Boat Tour has been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances. Our apologies. 

Changing Tracks: The Impact of Community Arts in Winnipeg
Panelists: Stephen Wilson (Graffiti Arts Programming), Eddie Ayoub & Josh Ruth (Art City), Columpa Bobb (photographer, actress, playwright, poet and teacher), Lucille & Nigel Bart (Artbeat Studio)
Moderator: Roseanna Deerchild (Writer, Host of Unreserved on CBC Radio One). 
Location: Manitoba Theatre for Young People (MTYP) -2 Forks Market Road


May 23 Schedule


Journey of Discovery: Sharing Community Engaged Practices & Projects Across Canada. With Train of Thought travelling artists Savannah Walling, Eliza Knockwood and Cathy Stubington. 
Moderator: Ruth Howard


> Food for Thought Workshops:

I know, I wonder… community arts and relearning history, facilitated by Victoria Freeman (York University), Ruth Howard and Angele Loft of Jumblies Theatre, Toronto

Getting to Know our Neighbours with Cathy Stubington, a community based artist and puppet maker, who lives on an organic vegetable farm in Secwepemc traditional territory in the interior of BC. 

Using the Medicine Wheel as an Evaluation Tool with Eliza StarChild Knockwood, a Mi’kmaq woman from Abegweit First Nation with a vital, creative, and powerful voice.

Developing a First Nations Perspective through Dream Catching and Art with Leah Fontaine, Winnipeg-based visual artist of Dakota/Anishinaabe/Métis heritage.

Exploring Boundaries, Borders and Divides led by Sue Hemphill, arts-based community and organizational development consultant with a varied practice in Manitoba.

> Dray Way Drop-In

Free interactive art-making in an old covered lane in the Exchange featuring:

Tale of A Town Storymobile from Toronto, a national theatre and media initiative touring the country, gathering and sharing main street stories, leading up to Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017

Negotiating Spaces: Postcard Anecdotes – Photo-media artist Lindsey Bond’s participatory installation and exploration of contemporary Canadian rail culture, urban communication and the bridge as barrier and gateway.

>Special Screenings at Cinematheque 

The Barefoot Artist – a feature documentary chronicling the life of Lily Yeh, a Philadelphia-based artist who has committed herself to creating community-based art projects in some of the world’s most troubled areas

• Also showing: Bringing Shadows into Light and Souvenirs – waiting for the Parade

>Chew Chew Banquet

• A celebratory feast catered by Food for Thought with a live interactive performance "Stealing Light: Stories of Transormation" by Columpa Bobb, (Urban Indigenous Theatre Company) and spirit plate offering led by Two-Spirited Elder Albert McLeod.

>All Aboard the Train of Thought!

• Free and open to the public/family friendly

• Interactive community arts outdoor activities and performances at the Oodena Celebration Circle (The Forks; rain location MTYP)

• Join us in weaving together a giant quilt of applique vegetables, made during Runaway Moon's "Food for Thought" project, which celebrates both community and locally grown food.

• Drum making and much more!

• Closing ceremony led by Albert McLeod



Full Symposium Pass - $129 - Deadline May 19
Full Symposium Pass - Rural ACI Member Special: $69.50 - Deadine May 19
Opening Panel: Donation (available at door)
Saturday Professional Development Pass: $75 - Deadline May 19
Dray-Way Drop In featuring A Tale of a Town Storymobile & Lindsey Bond's Negotiating Spaces: Postcard Anecdotes (included with Full Symposium Pass & Saturday Professional Development Pass)
Chew Chew Banquet Individual Ticket: $30 - Deadline May 19
Cinematheque Film Screening: $10 (tickets in advance at ACI or on site on the day)
CANCELLED Exploring Muddy Waters Guided Boat Tour: $11 (tickets in advance at ACI or on site on the day)
Canadian Museum For Human Rights Group Tour: $13 (tickets in advance at ACI or on site on the day) 

For more information, please contact Carol Finlay at