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WHEN

Date
Monday March 10th, 2014
Time
10:00am

WHAT

Unifor Windsor Regional Environment Council, and Artist Sherry Campeau are pleased to launch an Arts based Research and Development Project around the heart of the Great Lakes Watershed region. Walpole to Windsor to Pelee; Watershed NarrativesThis community based Visual Arts project will incorporate local hopes, attitudes, ideas and intentions about the water that flows around and through us. Harnessing the power of intention and collective creativity we will examine this priceless natural resource and our relationship to it by visiting sites and interacting with people through creative process, on Walpole Island, in Windsor, and on Pelee Island.

Walpole to Windsor to Pelee; Watershed Narratives is supported by the Ontario Arts Council’s Artists in the Community / Workplace Program. Windsor’s Cultural Animator Michelle Soulliere, will be on hand during the launch to provide information about the Program. Michelle is facilitating partnerships and assisting in the development of applications to this program in Windsor & Region.

“What we imagine in our minds becomes our world.” Masaru Emoto, The Healing Power of Water

The Unifor Windsor Regional Environment Council (UWREC) was established in 1994 and represents 45,000 workers at 14 locals in the Essex, Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton counties. Led by President Mark Bartlett their members form an important part of the community and work to protect the Environment and Jobs and to foster a just transition to an environmentally sustainable future. Contact: 519-982-8115, [email protected]

Sherry Campeau is a Local Artist engaged in Community Practice through The Royal Conservatories’ Living and Learning Through the Arts Programs and Walkerville Art Studio. “Living in this abundantly hydrated region, water drives and informs much of our lives and is a rich vehicle for inspiration.” Contact: 519-560-3986, [email protected]

WHERE

Location
Civic Space
411 Pelissier Street
Windsor, Ontario

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