STYLL curated by Alyssa FearonWithin, 2018
Photo: Anthony Gebrehiwot
One of Scarborough’s most beloved artist collectives, Reaching Intelligent Souls Everywhere (RISE), will hold an all-night poetry slam and series of live performances inside the Scarborough Civic Centre’s industrial-sized loading dock. The collective will also debut its documentary film Within.
RISE is a youth-led grassroots movement that provides opportunities and spaces for youth to develop artistically, personally, socially and spiritually. RISE creates safe and inclusive spaces that foster self-expression and healing through performance arts and storytelling.
Within documents the stories of Scarborough residents and their experiences of immigration, success, challenge and love. The film aims to capture the experiences that have shaped these individuals and who they are within.
Reaching Intelligent Souls Everywhere (RISE) is a community led by youth composed of artists, activists, free-thinkers and revolutionaries. Together, they help to create a safe and welcoming platform for self-expression and healing through the performance arts. Located primarily on the east side of Scarborough, RISE reaches and draws hundreds from all corners of the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.
With assistance from
The Ready Commitment
LegendSTYLL We All Have Stories The things they carried Major Institutions Independent Projects Sponsor Projects Experiential Activations Event Centre
Scarborough Civic Centre (Loading Dock)
150 Borough Drive
Suitable for all ages
In partnership with Cultural Hot Spot
This project is both indoors and outdoors.