April, 2019

Being an Artist Means Health Risks—And Better Care Is Needed

Being an Artist Means Health Risks—And Better Care Is Needed

by Culture Days

From repetitive motion injuries to PTSD, artists are subject to different health risks than the general public. Here’s what needs to be done about it. WORDS: LEAH SANDALS It was a story that made international headlines. A Toronto artist, Gillian Genser, spent more than a decade working on a sculpture made of blue mussel shells….

Living Solo / Being Social – Social Aspects of Arts Participation

Living Solo / Being Social – Social Aspects of Arts Participation

by Culture Days

WORDS: Frédéric Julien, Director of Research and Development, CAPACOA More and more Canadians are living alone. In 2016, for the first time, one-person households became the most common type of household in Canada, surpassing couples with children. Should this be seen as a concern or as an opportunity for performing arts organizations, whose offering is essentially a…