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Home, Grown: Becoming an Artist from the Ground Up with Francis Areval

Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival

Part 1: Artist Talk
Francis Arevalo will take his audience along his artistic journey, as a rapper, producer, and mental health advocate with bipolar disorder Type 1. He’ll share how his work in spoken word, theatre, and music have been influenced by being raised in hip-hop culture as a Filipino male. And how his work as a wedding planner and cell-phone salesman have also shaped the artist he is now. Location: Exhibition Hall.
More information and registration for Part 1: Artist Talk

Part 2: Workshop
In his workshop, Francis will guide participants through their own story and potential project, towards a plan to make their idea a reality. Participants will receive a creative project planning resource to take home. Maximum capacity: 15 people. Location: Room B.
More information and registration for Part 2: Workshop