Meet, Greet, & Eat with Local and Visiting Neighbourhood Spaces (NS) Artists-in-Residence

NS 2013 - 2014 Artists

Meet, Greet, & Eat with local and visiting Neighbourhood Spaces (NS) Artists-in-Residence

Friday, August 9th from 7 – 9PM, as part of Windsor’s Downtown Culture Crawl @ Civic Space (411 Pelissier Street, Windsor, Ontario)

You are invited to meet five of the ten artists selected for Neighbourhood Spaces (NS), Windsor & Region’s new socially-engaged artist residency program. Supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), NS is a partnership between Broken City Lab (BCL), Arts Council Windsor & Region (ACWR) and the City of WindsorStop in Broken City Lab’s CIVIC SPACE, enjoy a bite to eat and learn about the artists, their residency projects and the NS Program.

NS Artists in Attendance:

Arturo Herrera (Windsor, ON) @ Migrant Workers Community Program, Leamington

Ariana Jacob (Portland, OR) @ Unemployed Help Center & Tecumseh Mall (select dates)

Lisa Lipton (Halifax, NS) @ Atkinson Skate Park

Kenneth MacLeod (Windsor, ON) @ Sandwich Teen Action Group & Windsor Youth Centre

Dan McCafferty (Windsor, ON) @ Ford City Neighbourhood

Food and light refreshments will be provided and Arturo Herrera will be making his famous handmade tortillas.

To learn more about Neighbourhood Spaces (NS), the artists and their projects, visit: or Follow the program on the NS Blog & like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter.

Alana Bartol, Program Coordinator
Neighbourhood Spaces: Windsor & Region Artist in Residence Program
o. 519-252-2787
A partnership between “The Collaborative” : Arts Council – Windsor & Region, Broken City Lab and The City of Windsor. This program is made possible through the generous financial support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

New CIVIC Space Open Hours, Sketch Night, and Meet Jason Sturgill


Starting this week, March 4, we’ll be open every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 12pm – 6pm! These hours will continue into the spring, so come by and hang out with us. Also coming up this week:


MONDAY, MARCH 4th – ACWR Sketch Night with Jason Sturgill and Dave Kant

All are welcome to attend and sketch alongside Portland’s Jason Sturgill and Windsor tattoo artist Dave Kant. The goal of the night is to explore Windsor imagery and create the flash sets for the upcoming free tattoo event Windsor is Forever, happening on Thursday, March 7 at CIVIC Space (411 Pelissier). This event is part of Arts Council Windsor & Region‘s Sketch Night Series.


TUESDAY, MARCH 5th – Meet Jason Sturgill 

Residents are encouraged to come and meet Jason Sturgill in person from 12pm-6pm on Tuesday, March 5th at CIVIC Space (411 Pelissier). Jason is interested in hearing about your favourite places, objects, and people in this great city!

OPEN: Discussing Financial Precarity and Alternative Economies

OPEN: Discussing Financial Precarity and Alternative Economies

Featuring a panel discussion with Professor Jeff Noonan and members of Broken City Lab, with an art installation by Michael DiRisio.

Questions such as what caused the global recession and how can we effect change will be asked in an open format, with an emphasis on collaborative thought and horizontal discussion. An exhibition of installation and video work by University of Windsor MFA candidate Michael DiRisio, who will be moderating, will provide a greater context for the talk.

The event is free and open to the public, and there will be refreshments.

Thursday Nov. 1, 7 p.m.
Mackenzie Hall, Main Gallery
3277 Sandwich Street, Windsor