August 11, 2019
Home, Grown: Becoming an Artist from the Ground Up with Francis Areval
Hosted by Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival
181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Artist talk and Q&A: 11 AM – 12 PM
Workshop: 12 PM – 1:30 PM
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
ASL interpretation will be provided for both the artist talk and the workshop. Free with registration. Wheelchair accessible venue. Wheelchair accessible washrooms.