A Sentimental Prelude (Sci-Fi Films on Worlding and World End)

October 9, 2021, 4pm CT Curated by Christina Hajjar Presented by WNDX Festival of Moving Image, online (free on the WNDX homepage) and in person at Cinematheque Themes of family, memory, and destruction ground this collection of sci-fi and documentary short films. The remembrance or anticipation of loss probes possibilities for immortalizing and memorializing loved…

Read more A Sentimental Prelude (Sci-Fi Films on Worlding and World End)

Carnation

Carnation

Carnation is a submission-based zine that publishes art and writing created through a lens of diaspora and displacement by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of colour). Carnation is co-founded, edited, and designed by Christina Hajjar, Luther Konadu, and Mariana Muñoz Gomez. Volume 1 (Fall 2018) 5.5×8.5 38 colour pages 17 contributors $5-15 sliding scale (pay…

Read more Carnation

cause to become

Whess Harman, Mariana Muñoz Gomez, Florence Yee, Hagere Selam (shimby) Zegeye-Gebrehiwot Curated by Christina Hajjar School of Art Gallery, University of Manitoba April 1 to May 14, 2021 To be living in a diaspora, away from the lands of our lineage creates a generative longing that is stubbornly, rightfully unquenchable. Instead of characterizing longing through…

Read more cause to become

SWANA Film Festival

Curated by Christina Hajjar February 5 to 18, 2021 Streaming on the School of Art Gallery, University of Manitoba YouTube channel SWANA Film Festival is a free two-week online film festival featuring short films, poetry, and workshops. SWANA Film Festival showcases Southwest Asian and North African creativity on screen to speak to themes of diaspora,…

Read more SWANA Film Festival

Whiny Femmes

Whiny Femmes is a submission-based collection of art and writing by queer femmes of all genders. The zine is a space to honour the multiplicity of femme lived experience and is an attempt to foster a space of sharing, tenderness, resistance, and healing. Whiny Femmes celebrates sassy/ grumpy/ sad/ pouty/ loudmouth/ extra/ resilient/ resistant/ badass/ bratty/ takenoshit/ tough/ tender/ bitter/ sweet…

Read more Whiny Femmes

#notmystellas

@notmystellas Instagram campaign Mission (November 9, 2018) We are a group of current and former Stella’s café employees who came together to share our experiences and provide support to each other. Our purpose is to offer a safe community where people who have experienced sexual harassment, unethical work practices, discrimination and human rights violations can use their…

Read more #notmystellas

QTPOC Drop the Mic

2015-2018 Co-founder of QTPOC Drop the Mic with QPOC Winnipeg. Drop the Mic is a bi-annual event which has coincided with Genderfest Winnipeg, Pride Winnipeg, Black History Month, and C2C: Two-Spirit and QPOC Call to Conversation Conference. The evening features a lineup of poetry, performance, and comedy by queer and trans artists of colour, with an open…

Read more QTPOC Drop the Mic

We Care Quilt

We Care Quilt

  The We Care Quilt (2015-2016) is a community made quilt engaging Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to take a stance against violence against Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people. Individuals were able to make manifestations of their care by crafting a We Care Square. The project was facilitated by the University of Winnipeg’s Institute for…

Read more We Care Quilt