Arts Organizing

Over the last year, Wild Garden has taken a leading role in organizing around the arts at FES. Read below about popular education sessions, podcast workshops and more!

Rad-Art Talkback

On Thursday, May 28th, Crossroads Art Gallery and the Wild Garden Media Centre teamed up for a one-day workshop to address these challenging and important questions. Through a series of popular education activities, participants explored the relevance of artistic praxis in Environmental Studies at York—past, present and future.


Podcast Workshop

Amanda Di Battista and Wild Garden Media Centre teamed up for a one day workshop on Wednesday, September 9th, from 10-1pm. Click the link above for recording tips, discussion summaries, and useful links.

Resistance Through Rituals


On September 16, 2015 Wild Garden teamed with the Faith, Art and Activism Festival to podcast “Resistance Through Rituals” an open discussion on rituals, liturgy and political performance.

GA Meeting and Rad-Art Talkback 2

On Wednesday, September 23rd Graduate Assistants (GAs) from several major arts collectives  met for the first time to co-ordinate their organizing work and build future partnerships. A week later the official follow-up to Rad-Art Talkback built on this momentum by bringing MES activists, PhD students and faculty together to discuss next steps and concrete workplans.

Work in Common 

In collaboration with GESSA, WIC is a weekly event that attempts to create a collective space for study and academic work, complete with a kick-ass soundtrack of evocative, ambient music.


Picket Parade 

Launched on August 27th, this collective Zig-zag show presents work responding to the March 2015 CUPE strike by Bernadette Wycks, NM Livingston, Carmen Ocampo Velasquez and Andrew Winchur.