Following Thursday’s report release of A Re-Imagined Book Fair, the Quill & Quire spoke with Rita Davies and John Calabro on the project.
[...] “We were seeing all these exciting fairs happen around the world in major cities and we thought, could there be one in Toronto?” Calabro says. “The study was to see if there was an appetite for one [here], and if there was, what kind of a book fair would work for the whole industry? Where would the industry benefit?” [...]
Read the entire conversation with Quill & Quire here.
Rita Davies recently spoke to Martin Knelman of the Toronto Star about our proposed project.
[..]“This could be a big boon to the Canadian publishing industry, which is going through massive changes,” says Rita Davies, former executive director of culture for the city of Toronto, who prepared the report in collaboration with John Calabro of the Association for Art and Social Change.”
Check out the full article: “New Toronto Book Fair could be lifeline for printed word”
“[...] in 2012 there are simply less music videos televised than there were throughout the 80s, 90s, and early ought’s. This doesn’t, however, mean that there are less Canadian videos being produced just as worthy of praise for their ingenuity, artistry, and dedication to crafting a symbiotic relationship between music and film as in the pre-Internet era.”
-Adam Kamin, blogTO
Check out the whole article here.
We’re thrilled to be bringing you Canada’s next big music award, the Prism Prize.
The Prism Prize is meant to honour the artistry of the modern music video in Canada, creating a platform for celebrating and showcasing independent music video art.
Stay tuned to check out our list of jurors.
“[...] cultural expression is the thread that binds communities and neighbourhoods and that the arts are catalytic engines for social and economic well being for our city. For the arts to truly contribute in meaningful ways, access for all diverse cultural expression in a pre-requisite.”
The Association for Art and Social Change (AASC) is a not-for-profit arts organization dedicated to promoting Canadian artists and their work, focusing on Canadian authors and Canadian books.