NExT: Black Futures Program
Made possible by Canadian Heritage’s Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program
About NExT 2020
NExT is VIBE Arts’ two-year Black Youth Mentorship Program. NExT – short for Network and Explore Together – was built on the vision to build, connect, and strengthen networks of Black artists throughout the GTA.
The program was developed, with barriers in mind, to increase visibility of Black Youth Artists in public Canadian exhibitions. Throughout the program, members of the cohort receive multiple one-on-one mentorship opportunities and access to valuable programs and opportunities.
NExT creates a shared understanding and space to overcome the barriers faced by upcoming artists in pursuit of artistic success.
The NExT Program is made possible by Canadian Heritage’s Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives (CSMARI) Program
For more information or to find out how you can get involved in NExT, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nayo Sasaki Picou
Igho Diana Itebu
Candace Naomi McLarty
EVENT – NExT: The Future of Art
Join us on March 5th, 2020 at Fort York Visitor Centre for the opening reception of VIBE’s Black Futures Exhibition, NExT: The Future of Art.
This exhibition will highlight the art that participants have created throughout this journey and celebrate their achievements as they turn the page of this NExT chapter.
This event is presented in partnership with Toronto History Museums and Junction Craft Brewery.
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