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Through the Realms of Olokún

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Inspired by her residency at the Centre in August, 2014, Mosa McNeilly later mounted an exhibition at York University in October, titled, “Through the Realms of Olokún.”  This exhibition is a meditation on accompaniment, on yearning to feel Spirit, and on longing to know the visceral quality of embodying the sacred.   mixed media assemblage

Residency Reflections Summer 2014

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A mother and daughter pair teamed up for a three week stay at the Centre in August, 2014.  Their reflections follow. By Malkah Darshana Félicité Uzima McNeilly-Abdulhamid I was in Tobago because my mom, Mosa, was studying with Professor Alexander and she did not want to leave me behind in Canada. She wanted me to

Reflections on “Revelations” Gathering

Revelations with M. Jacqui Alexander

The William Doo Auditorium at the University of Toronto was transformed on the evening of March 23, 2012 from about seven to midnight as we descended, many unknowingly, into the hold of a ship of the kind that would have taken millions captive from the African continent over the course of five centuries.  The evening,

U of T students make and gift books to The Tobago Center

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Students present their hand made books as gifts to the Tobago Center in a gathering scheduled for Wednesday, April 4 at 6:00pm.