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Re-Imagining West Hill  

Anthony Gebrehiwot, David Delisca, Joshua “Scribe” Watkis, Celeste Drakes, Shqdel and Shahaddah Jack 

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Description

A pillar in the West Hill community since 1947, West Hill now has an aging population.  Re-Imagining West Hill, is a multi-disciplinary arts legacy project designed to preserve some of the lived history of members of the West Hill community through poetry, photography, and live performance.   This group project features poetry written and performed by Scarborough based poets including David Delisca, Joshua “Scribe” Watkis, Celeste Drakes, Shqdel and Shahaddah Jack. Photography is captured by internationally renowned photographer and Scarborough native, Anthony Gebrehiwot. This exhibit is produced in partnership with the West Hill United Church and Third Space Arts. 

Image Credit: Rachelle Lee Smith, 2014.

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ArtworxTO Hub EAST | Scarborough Town Centre

300 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 4P5

Curator: The Spoken Soul Collective

STC is well-known for its deep connections to creative communities, arts, culture and representing the people of Scarborough. The Spoken Soul Collective’s Paulina O’Kieffe-Anthony, Dwayne Morgan and Randell Adjei continue to write this story through their curated exhibition "Scarborough: The Backbone" showcasing the wealth of talent in Toronto, in fun, engaging ways, while creating opportunities for the public to get in on the action. Stay tuned for workshops, programs and performances with hub partners Scarborough Arts.