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Black and white photo of a dark-skinned south asian genderqueer person wearing a jewellery head piece, septum ring with a chain to their ear, and a necklace. They have black hair and dark brown eyes.
tagged as: acha bacha
ACD Collective - Feb 11th
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ACHA BACHA by Bilal Baig (Theatre Passe Muraille/Buddies in Bad Times). Runs at TPM Mainspace (16 Ryerson) till February 18. $17-$38. ...more
background image with green, yellow and pink waves with text overlay saying 'how we got here'
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ACD Collective - Jan 6th
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The collective is committed to archiving and documenting our process and learnings. ...more
Why written in pink text with the a colour deep logo beside it
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ACD Collective - Jan 6th
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The collective is committed to archiving and documenting our process and learnings. ...more
Image of the novel entitled “Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present” laying flat on a wooden desk. The cover shows a black woman & man, with their back to the viewer, facing a line of police officers, their faces aren't shown.
tagged as: allyship
Harris - Nov 10th
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Because of lived experiences, I’m connected to understanding and addressing complicity in violence and oppression.  Recently, my learning journey led to the book launch for Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present, written by Robyn Maynard. The event was shared on Black Lives Matter Toronto’s Facebook page. ...more
Anu Radha Verma, a racialized woman with bleached blonde hair and a dark undercut has her back to the camera, while she faces a Zoltar arcade machine. Anu Radha is wearing a purple hoodie, and carrying a brightly coloured tote bag. The Zoltar machine features some sort of spiritual or mystic figure whose hand is floating above a white opaque orb. Anu Radha is focused on Zoltar because Big, the Tom Hanks film from 1988 is her favourite film of all time.
tagged as: pride toronto
ACD Collective - Jun 23rd
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Interview with brOWN//out curator, Anu Radha Verma, discussing all things brOWN//out, Pride, and the south asian stage ...more
disco ball with a rainbow flag draped across the picture. A yellow strip with pink text on it writing queer, trans south asian guide to pride
tagged as: pride
Berkha - Jun 21st
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Trying to figure out what to attend this weekend? Here's a list of events that I think might be of interest to QTSA's, along with opportunities to meet other QTSA's. ...more
Looking down at an array of white bowls with delicious curries piled in each. Each one if a different colour and look delicious!
tagged as: tastythursdays
kumari - Jun 12th
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Hello wonderful tasty thursdays followers! ...more
Rabbit, Herbert, and Perri examining a note with curiosity, while behind bushes and the title "Herbert lemon." Perri says, "Be cool."
tagged as: comic
Harris - Jun 11th
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  Frame 1: Harry, an 8 year old boy with thick black hair, tan skin, scratch marks on his face, navy jeans, and a purple shirt is holding his head in pain with his disgruntled cat on top of his hair. Both Harry's and his cat's eyes are wide open with fear and exasperation. Harry says, "my cat doesn't like being held..."  ...more
a diamond-gridded rice cake sits on a dark plate on a light granite counter
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kumari - May 4th
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Welcome to tasty thursdays with me! kumari! ...more
cluster of readdish purple tiny onions with curly tan roots connecting them in a bunch together
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kumari - Apr 13th
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Welcome to tasty thursdays with me! kumari!    ...more
image of berkha leaving over a table that has a game setup, which is a set of cards stacked on top of each other like a tower. Berkha's hands are around it imitating as if the tower will fall down
tagged as: humansofacd
Humans of ACD - Apr 3rd
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Hi all. Sorry we haven't posted an interview in a little while... but we're back with a bang featuring Berkha! Berkha is a collective member. I (Bilal) did this interview in Berkha's home actually after a collective meeting. berkha lives with kumari (another collective member). This is important to note as kumari is featured in this interview. Ok here it is! What’s your favourite thing about yourself? BG: Oh this is the question I hate! ...more
a purple round plate with a hopper on it, which is creamish brown in colour and has hols on it
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kumari - Mar 30th
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Welcome to tasty thursdays with me! kumari!    ...more
Huge tree branching into the sky sun shining on it in front of a school in Barbados
tagged as: art
Bilal - Mar 28th
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Semester 5: Kiss and Burn Weird and Wild dumped me over the summer on the rocks by the water. He tried to kiss me while he was dumping me. I’m going to graduate very soon. I never got kicked out. Weird. ...more
Selfie of brown human smiling wearing glasses and nose ring
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Humans of ACD - Mar 6th
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Jassie Justice and I (Bilal) got together at Glad Day for a lovely chat. Later that same day, we performed in Mesh together!!! How cool. Here's your chance to get to know them a little!  ...more
two ropes tangled together on the floor
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Bilal - Mar 2nd
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Here's part two of the conversation some of the creative team (Gitanjali Lena, Bilal Baig, Jassie Justice, Gein Wong) behind Mesh had about their experiences working on the project for the 38th Rhubarb Festival.GL: Can we not hurt each other? Can we listen to each other? Can we understand each other? Can we flirt with each other? Can we do all those things? ...more