Syrus Marcus Ware, Artica performance & installation view, Toronto Biennial of Art, Toronto, 2019. Performers : Yousef Kadoura, Dainty Smith, Ravyn Wngz & Mishann Lau.
Photos : courtesy of the artist

Syrus Marcus Ware waters and tends to the seeds of the revolution through the multiple channels his work takes as an activist, artist, educator, scholar, and DJ. A core team member of Black Lives Matter — Toronto and a co-founder of Toronto’s Prison Justice Action Committee, Ware’s art practice is in many ways inextricable from his activism, as both interconnect to build community, honour Black queer and trans experiences, and, in his own words, “ [tisser] [weave] narratives of hope” in working towards an abolitionist future.

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