About Me

RemaTavaresI am the Founder of Mixed in Canada, a national cultural resource centre for mixed-race identified Canadians, and a co-founder of the MIXED Art Conference, an art conference focused around racialized mixed-race identity and intersectionality.  I have been invited to speak at the University of Toronto, Ontario Public Services, CBC Radio, CTV Canada AM, etc.  I love biking, running, soccer, reading and physics. #INTJ

 

Curriculum Vitae

Art Shows & Curation:

  • Dec, 2015 -Mar, 2016 (Toronto): Capital One Art Program Black History Month Exhibit
  • Sep 13-27, 2015 (Toronto): Feminist Art Conference
  • May 29-31, 2014 (Toronto): Cos.mo.pol.i.tan
  • Mar 3-9, 2014 (Toronto): Feminist Art Conference
  • Feb 15 & 22, 2014: Real Talk: Race, Resolutions, Redemption
  • Nov 24, 2013 (Toronto): Shades of You: The Complexion Complex.
  • Oct 3-7, 2013 (Toronto): COMPLEXion
  • May 16, 2013 (Toronto): Laissez les Femmes Peindre
  • Mar 9, 2013 (Toronto): Feminist Art Conference
  • Feb, 2013 (Ottawa): Defining Moments at Winterlude
  • Feb-Mar, 2013 (Toronto): Faces In Between
  • 2012-2013 (International): Defining Moments: Discovering our Canadian Stories
  • Fall 2012 (Toronto): Rooted in Regent Park: Open to the World

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Publishing:

Panels:

  • Jan 21, 2017: “Resilient Bodies: Class, Work, and Worth” (Moderator)
  • Oct 25, 2015: “Unpacking Colorblindness” at Race, Class, & Parenting (Los Angeles, California)
  • Sep 27, 2015: “Shattering Standards:  Beauty In The Body” at the Feminist Art Conference (Moderator)
  • Mar 12, 2015: Selfies, Feminism, Race “#BlackoutDay & #GirlsLikeUs: A Selfie Revolution” curated by Activate TO
  • Feb 19, 2015: Real Talk: Race, Resolutions and Redemption
  • Jan 28, 2015: Queer of Gender Presents “Blackness(*): Our Stories” at York University’s Centre for Human Rights “2015 Inclusion Day Conference
  • Mar 8, 2014: “Intersectionality – Collaboration, Cooperation, Community” at the Feminist Art Conference
  • Feb 22, 2014: The State of Blackness “Revisiting Representations of the Female Black Body”
  • Feb 15 & 22, 2014: Real Talk: Race, Resolutions, Redemption
  • Nov 24, 2013: Shades of You: The Complexion Complex.
  • Mar 9, 2013: “Black Exoticism: The Fetishization of the Black Female Body” panel at the Feminist Art Conference
  • Jan 31, 2013: National Projections panel on Canadian identity

Workshops:

  • Mar 21, 2014: Canada Remixed Workshop, Durham District School Board
  • Jul 22, 2013: MUJER: Latina Summer Camp, Shadeism workshop for  girls aged 13-18.
  • Jun 22, 2012: Serving ‘Realness’: A Dialogue on Privilege & Passing with The People Project
  • Mar 4, 2010: Sister 2 Sister 2010: Girls’ Issues are World Issues, OISE

Lectures:

Board Membership:

  • Director, Sky’s the Limit Youth Organization
  • Advisor, Queer of Gender

 

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