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Where She Went, We Thrived: In Conversation with Yasin Osman

An Artist Talk


March 9 - 9, 2021


6:00PM - 8:00PM

Learn about the artists journey, inspiration and themes explored in Where She Went, We Thrived

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Sign up now for our upcoming artist talk with award-winning photographer and cartoonist for The New Yorker, Yasin Osman. He will delve into his artistic journey, discussing the themes and creative process of his work in Where She Went, We Thrived.

This talk will be moderated by the Executive Director of Nia Centre and Curator, Alica Hall.

About Yasin Osman

Yasin Osman is an award-winning photographer and cartoonist for The New Yorker. In 2015, Osman founded Shoot For Peace, a photo mentorship program in Regent Park, blending his background in early childhood education and passions for youth empowerment. 

Dear Ayeeyo opened at Daniels Spectrum in 2018, and since then the exhibit has traveled to England where it showed in six galleries including the Roundhouse London, The Black Cultural Archives and the Free Word Centre in Brixton. We’re proud to exhibit pieces from this collection at the Harbourfront Centre.

About Alica Hall

Alica Hall has a professional background in strategic communications, issues management and event management, having served as a Communication Specialist for both United Way Greater Toronto and St. Joseph’s Health Centre. As the executive director of Nia Centre for the Arts, Alica is now heading up the development of Canada’s first professional multi-disciplinary arts facility dedicated to supporting and showcasing Afro-diasporic art.

About The Exhibit

Where She Went, We Thrived is an exhibition in collaboration with Harbourfront Centre and supported by TD, that explores the magic and tenacity of Black womanhood. Black women have shaped the world we know today, and this exhibit pays tribute to the tools, strategies and traditions our ancestors wielded for their survival—enabling future generations to succeed.

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