Since 2007 Jen Delos Reyes has been at the helm of Open Engagementan artist-led initiative committed to expanding the dialogue around and serving as a site of care for the field of socially engaged art. In conjunction with the exhibitions ‘Wild’ and ‘Tapestry of Spirit’, Delos Reyes will give a talk exploring the ways that socially engaged artists work as what David Brooks describes as weavers, connecting communities, reinforcing connections, and strengthening the social fabric. 6 pm, Oct 24. $10-$20.
Location - Textile Museum of Canada