Authored and Submitted by Thais Montanari to the Participatory Creative Music Hub.
My band, Glenn Marais and The Mojo Train, have been performing our Black History program for several years now, for high schools and elementary schools in the GTA.
This is a recent project I worked on with students from Bertrun E Glavin School, in Winnipeg. I worked with all students from k - 5, who each participated in some way to this project.
David Livingston School in Winnipeg had been working on creating treaties with their communities, parents and each other. I was brought in to develop an interpretation of their treaties in a mural form. Students, Elders and the community represented their ideas and a 15 foot dream cat
Over the course of the 2017-18 school year A New Path to the Waterfall was a collaborative art project that situated a CAG satellite gallery space within MaryAnn Persoon’s grade 6/7 class at Lord Strathcona Elementary School.
The Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency is a 14 day artist residency, where the artist hikes the historic Chilkoot Trail (53 km), and creates art. The residency is run in partnership with Parks Canada, and the US National Parks Service.