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DAWN Panel and Performances: National AcessAbility Week

DAWN panel and performance

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Starting May 31st, DAWN Canada will be participating in National AccessAbility Week (NAAW)! The theme of DAWN’s campaign this year is Art & Disability and we have invited arts organizations from around Quebec to host online events showcasing the works of artists living with disabilities.

Check out the week’s events in collaboration with Articule and Corpuscule Danse here:

How is DAWN getting involved?

On June 5th, DAWN Canada will be hosting a Zoom panel on Art & Disability and performance showcase to culminate the weeks’ events. Please join us!

The panel will feature four artists living with disabilities and be followed by an hour of live performances over Zoom! We will be showcasing the work of incredible poets, playwrights, dancers, and musicians.


Véronique Leduc, Musician & Professor at UQAM’s Département de communication sociale et publique
Juanita Marchand-Knight, Audio Technician & Professor at McGill’s Schulich School of Music
Tara McGowan Ross, Poet
Corrina Hodgson, Playwright
Moderated by DAWN’s Nelly Bassily


Noël Vezina, Contemporary Dancer
Malek Yalaoui, Poet
Bára Hladik, Poet
Blxck Cxsper, Rapper
Renée Yoxon, Singer-songwriter
And a reading from Corrina Hodgson’s play, "Sex Garage," featuring actors Willow Tioti and Karuna Vellino

The panel and performances will both feature ASL and LSQ interpretation and French and English closed captioning.