I made this zine about 3 years ago for a talk I was giving at the Power Plant in Toronto. It features redacted files from the FBI of their surveillance of King and his family, images from protests against white supremacy and poverty in Memphis, where my father is from, and it mixes academic texts […]Read More In honour of Dr. MLK’s Birthday….
DURATIONAL PERFORMANCE, PART OF FADO’S MONOMYTHS: Stage 8 Sunday / Oct 30 / 16 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Daniels Spectrum, 2nd floor 585 Dundas Street East, Toronto ASL interpreted between 2–5pm Artists: SYRUS MARCUS WARE, with Melisse Watson It’s not all we got, but they still can’t figure sh*t out…still I worry about you, […]Read More Training Sessions For Freedom Fighters
I am delighted to announce that I will be the Daniels Spectrum’s inaugural artist-in-residence! Read the official announcement here – http://danielsspectrum.ca/daniels-spectrum-announces-inaug…/ http://danielsspectrum.ca/daniels-spectrum-announces-inaugural-artist-in-residence/Read More
3 more days to check out the Complex Social Change exhibition at the Doris McCarthy Gallery (DMG) at University of Toronto Scarborough! Installation Shot, Activist Love Letters, DMG Gallery, 2015/16.Read More Complex Social Change
Love Letters to Activists Thursday February 11, 2-4 pm & 7-9 pm* An accessible, free bus departs The 519 – Space for Change (519 Church Street) at 6 pm and returns downtown at 9 pm. Space is limited- please rsvp! ASL Interpretation provided. Syrus Marcus Ware’s participatory performance, Activist Love Letters, encourages us to think […]Read More Activist Love Letters at the AGYU!
Please join me at the CIA this winter- Ill be creating new work inside the show and will be hosting some performances and gatherings- stay tuned here for more info! Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 3, 6 – 9 pm From 4 January – 6 March, AGYU hosts the third iteration of the Centre for Incidental Activisms (CIA) […]Read More Centre for Incidental Activisms # 3
So thankful for the chance to work with the team at the Art Gallery of York University on the Centre for Incidental Activisms # 3. Thankful for the sharing, cross pollination and collaboration with the other two artists, Greg Staats and Radiodress (Reena Katz) ! Books gifted from Greg Staats. Ill be working with these […]Read More CIA #3
Art Gallery of York University Announces Winter 2016 Exhibition Program December 7, 2015 AGYU begins 2016 changed. From 4 January – 6 March, AGYU hosts the third iteration of the Centre for Incidental Activisms (CIA) and things certainly don’t look the same as they did five years ago when we set out on this adventure. […]Read More New Exhibition: Centre for Incidental Activisms (CIA)
Performance by Syrus Marcus Ware: Wednesday, November 4, 2 – 5 pm, Doris McCarthy Gallery For more info on this exhibition click here!Read More Activist Love Letters at the Doris McCarthy Gallery
Black August grew out of the California prison system to honor fallen Freedom Fighters, Jonathan Jackson, George Jackson, William Christmas, James McClain and Khatari Gaulden. Black August is a time to study history, and to set intentions towards activism for freedom and social change. Mumia Abu Jamal, political prisoner and tireless author, journalist and […]Read More Black August: Portraits of black activists and revolutionaries, soundscapes and archival audio —