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ArtworxTO Talks

Image: Speech Bubble by Jennifer Marman, Daniel Borins, James Khamsi

Live @ 5

A 10-part ArtworxTO-led Talks Series held on the second Wednesday of every month. Artists, experts and community leaders will discuss their recent projects and answer questions from viewers. The series will focus on how art improves and betters our lives.

The Live @ 5 series is generously supported by Stella Artois.

Artist Adrian Hayles at Reggae Lane

Art-Side Chats

In a similar format to “fire-side chats,” Art-side Chats is a live, in-person series held in close proximity to some of Toronto's most impressive public artworks.

All events will follow the City of Toronto's COVID-19 Guidance for Indoor & Outdoor Events and provincial regulations.

See below for upcoming artist talks around the city.

Live at 5 event image

Image credit: Lanterns made by workshop participants in conjunction with Rhonda Weppler and Trevor Mahovsky’s ArtworxTO installation, The Guest’s Shadow. Paper, ink, mixed media, LED light

Live @ 5: Setting the Table

June 8, 2022

Talks 9 and 10 will present conversations between chefs who push their culinary skills into an art form and artists who work with food to create dialogue about our shared experiences.

Our panelists are:

  • Noa Bronstein - curator and writer who will speak about curating the exhibition Place Settings at Critical Distance.

  • Rhonda Weppler and Trevor Mahovsky - artists, who will speak about their (food) Lantern Making Workshops at Artscape Gibraltar Point as part of ArtworxTO.

  • Jessica Maiorano - owner/operator of Pasta Forever, who will speak about her pasta making workshop at MOCA - inspired by Mika Rottenberg’s work Spaghetti Blockchain.

Our moderator for the talk is Chef Kareema.
Our host for this talk is Rebecca Carbin, ART+PUBLIC UnLtd.

The ArtworxTO Talks: Live @ 5 series is supported by Stella Artois. 

Can't watch live? Want to replay?

No problem! We have a selection of online talks in our On Demand Media Library