BODY MAPPING: The Stories We Carry

Dorothy Somerset Studios, Room 107 (Paint Room)

6361 University Blvd Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 University of British Columbia V6T 1Z2

Vancouver, BC

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Create art in response to reflections around Politics of the Body, exploring the stories we carry. In this workshop we will use grounding exercises and expressive arts therapy prompts to delve into these topics as facilitated by Jotika Chaudhary Samant. Materials provided but you are welcome to bring your own markers, felts, pastels, crayons etc and/or collage materials, for working on large format paper which will be provided. No experience with art making is necessary to attend.Wear comfortable clothing. You’re welcome to bring a snack. Priority for registration will be given to folks who identify as BIPoC, LGBTQ2SIA+ and/or folks who identify with having a disability. If you identify with one or more of these intersections you are welcome to attend”. Must register to receive confirmation of your spot. Fully accessable entrance to building to be found on Education Road 20 meters from University Blvd or West Mall. Do you have any access needs you have in order to be able to attend the workshop? Please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate:

Thu 06 Oct
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM


This event is free.

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From September 6 to October 13, UBC Artivism engages through the theme Politics of the Body by amplifying underrepresented voices, with an emphasis on the liberation and diverse expressions of the marginalized body, both politically and artistically. Presented by UBC Arts and Culture District 2022 festival Artistic Director Helena Miranda and Artistic Producer Vanessa Matsubara in partnership with the Exposure UBC student club team, this annual festival highlights stories of resilience and student activist art that challenges dominant narratives through live performances, poetry, music and more. With a wide range of activities and events, there is something for everyone.

This event is part of a hub:

UBC ARTIVISM: Politics of the Body

UBC Arts & Culture District Vancouver, BC

UBC ARTIVISM: The Politics of the Body Exploring the politics of the body through art, with an emphasis on the liberation and diverse experience of marginalized bodies UBC ARTIVISM is an arts festival that highlights stories of student res...


6361 University Blvd Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 University of British Columbia V6T 1Z2

Vancouver, BC




This event is wheelchair accessible.