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Are you an artist, activist, or cultural producer in the Greater Toronto Area? Creative Time, The Power Plant and The Art Gallery of Ontario invite local participants to propose ideas for breakout sessions for The Creative Time Summit: Of Homelands and Revolution, a two-day convening for thinkers, dreamers, and doers working at the intersection of art and politics.


Following the first day of presentations at Koerner Hall, the Summit will offer a second full day of community driven, hour-long sessions designed to share tools, strategies, and actions with over 1000 international and local attendees. Sessions could take the form of roundtable discussions, workshops, panels, field trips, interactive performances, screenings, or other creative formats and may reflect on the themes of the larger Summit. At the same time, we encourage sessions that engage with the field of socially engaged art more broadly.


If you or your organization are interested in planning a session to bring into focus pressing issues within your practice and communities, please submit a proposal for review by Friday, June 9 to


All selected organizers will receive a modest honorarium.


How to apply:
1) a brief 1-2 paragraph summary of your session idea
2) a title for your session
3) a format for your hour-long session (roundtable discussion, workshop, field trip, etc.)
4) a short bio of all presenters (120 word max)
5) 1-3 relevant links (website, blog, press, etc.) of your work.


All proposals should be sent via e-mail to: with the subject line CT Summit Toronto – Community Proposal. Sessions will take place on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Art Gallery of Ontario.










Screening Sites are remote, independently organized centers for engagement with the Creative Time Summit. If you can’t make it to DC, hosting a Screening Site is a fantastic way to be a part of the Summit community. Click here to learn more.









Check back later this year to get your pass to the Summit.



Please direct questions to




Each year, we seek dedicated and energetic volunteers to staff the Summit. Responsibilities range from engaging with the public to assisting the participants and supporting the Creative Time team. As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to play a meaningful role in the execution of the three-day Summit, comprised of dynamic presentations by incredible thinkers from around the world.



Help with on-site production and breakdown
Assist with custom stage design install / deinstall
Check-in Summit attendees and provide wayfinding and information services during the Summit
Provide support with workshops, roundtable discussions, and other sessions
Help with backstage and green room duties



Free entrance to the Summit with complimentary lunch and snacks
Opportunities to meet our guest artists, activists, theorists, teachers, and policy makers
Experience working closely with Creative Time staff and opportunity to play a key role in the production of a large-scale event
Ability to take part in Summit activities such as discussions and workshops


Please email with your name and phone number.





Please email with your name and phone number.