From June 08 2023 to June 13 2023

Things We Share

Knowledge sharing festival hosted by La Centrale’s membership

La Centrale galerie Powerhouse is excited to invite you to Things We Share, a knowledge sharing festival hosted by La Centrale’s membership. With a focus on collaborative ways of working and learning, Things We Share puts on display the knowledge, skills, and creative practices of La Centrale’s members. 

During the festival, La Centrale’s members will facilitate a series of workshops that respond to the different creative needs and interests of our community. As an artist-run center, La Centrale is driven by the commitment and energy of our members. This festival celebrates our membership and highlights the crucial role La Centrale’s members have in supporting our mission and building our community. 

La Centrale welcomes the public to attend these free workshops, or simply stop by the gallery to connect and enjoy a cold drink.

All events are free and take place  at La Centrale galerie Powerhouse.


Festival Program: 


Legal Essentials for Artists
Facilitated by Aicha Tohry, LL.B

Thursday, June 8 from 6:30pm - 8pm

This workshop will cover essential legal considerations that every artist should know in order to protect their work, their rights and to navigate the legal side of the art world with ease.
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Becoming Water
Facilitated by Marcella França 

Friday, June 9 from 6:30pm - 8pm

This workshop/performance invites you to immerse yourself in the water cycle through movement. You do not need experience in dance to participate, all are welcome!
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Working through it: Book arts as a medium for emotional processing
Facilitated by Aaliyah Crawford

Saturday, June 10 from 2pm - 4pm

This workshop invites participants who are looking for a creative way to deal with difficult emotions through art, specifically through the medium of artist books.
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Alcohol Ink Workshop
Facilitated by Patricia Alonso (Daria Art)

Sunday, June 11 from 2pm - 4pm

This workshop will introduce participants to the medium of alcohol ink. Using abstract painting as inspiration, this fun workshop will use colour theory and intuition to discover the different possibilities of alcohol ink.
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Preserving you Practice: Archiving for Artists (from DIY to Deluxe)
Facilitated by Maya Pasternak & ellen belshaw

Tuesday, June 13 from 6:30pm - 8pm

This workshop will be divided into two parts: a collaborative presentation on archival best practices for artists, and a seminar-style conversation with the facilitators for participants to assess their individual archiving needs. 
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