Artivism: Leveraging Creative Media to Push for Social Change

Workshop description: This workshop will explore the intersection of art and activism, examining the role that various creative mediums have played in different social movements. We will discuss what makes these works effective, and participants will use those tools to outline a concept for their own artivism piece.

Bea, aka “Bea di Vinci,” is a multidisciplinary artist and activist using poetry, music, and visual art to address social justice issues. Exploring topics such as human rights, women’s empowerment, and environmental justice, she has given performances and workshops in cities across Canada, the US, and the Philippines.