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Black Ark – Artist Talk

Join artist Oluseye Ogunlesi on Juneteenth for a tour of his breathtaking outdoor installation, Black Ark.

Nigerian Canadian artist Oluseye Ogunlesi explores Canada’s role in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade through his installation Black Ark. Referencing the slave ships that were built in Canada, this cathedral-like structure invites you into the hull of a ship, creating passage and revealing the fractured and erased history of enslavement in Canada.

Date: Sunday, June 19 – 2:00pm
Location: Ashbridges Bay Park, 1561 Lake Shore Blvd E, Toronto

We look forward to seeing you there.   If you have any questions or require accessibility accommodations, please contact Ruby Sohi at [email protected].

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