Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings. We trust our readers to use their own judgement when responding to ads. Calgary Arts Development believes that artists should be paid for their work. For job postings and open calls, please share salary ranges or payment. Please note that ads for jobs outside of Calgary and area may not be posted. Educational Opportunities April 21, 2021 Public Welcome Placemaking & Creative Interventions Date: Starts May 19, 2021 Cost: $80 Location: Online This five-week (two hours a week) workshop gives participants a personal laboratory to bring about meaningful change to the spaces in one’s community. Bringing together elements of placemaking and artistic interventions, participants will walk away with a stronger connection to their immediate community, tools for ideating and organizing, and a better understanding of historical placemaking and public art interventions in the social, cultural, and political context. Participants will be led through a five-week process that takes them from mapping, observing, ideating, organizing, and implementing placemaking or public space creative intervention in their immediate community. What do you get with this course? Ten hours of class instruction with Kevin Jesuino (live via Zoom). Online library of countless placemaking and creative intervention resources. Access to a community of current and past participants of this course via a private Facebook group. Development of your own personal placemaking and creative intervention project. Email communication with Kevin Jesuino on an ongoing basis regarding future project mentorship. Upon completion of this course participants will be able to: Understand what placemaking and public interventions are. Understand the elements that make a place or site and how the players interact with this place or site. Implement their own placemaking and public intervention in their immediate community. Define a process that is simple vs. complex. Understand the power that creative public interventions can have on a site. Refund Policy Participants have until 24 hours prior to the start of the first class to cancel and issued a 100% refund. No refund can be issued after the start of the first class. Facilitator Kevin Jesuino is a Portuguese-Canadian queer multidisciplinary artist, facilitator, teacher, arts producer and community organizer working in performance and socially engaged art. He is based in Mohkinsis of Treaty 7 territory, also known as Calgary, Canada. His work is oftentimes collaborative, site-specific, participatory, and process-oriented. His practice explores the intersection of the body, society and place. His recent research explores the queer body, ecology, fragility, and modes of being together. His community-embedded projects engage participants in performative actions, discussions, creative interventions, activations, and other forms of organizing—positioning art and culture as a vehicle for meaningful social change. For more information and to register please, visit kevinjesuino.com.