On February 27-28, 2020, the Bodies in Translation Big Picture Committee gathered at 10C in downtown Guelph, to connect around successes and strategies at the midpoint of the grant. BIT is a Partnership Grant, after all—we wouldn’t be what we are without the hard work and community of all of our wonderful partners!
Our first day together brought:
- a review of our Midterm Report by BIT co-directors Carla Rice and Eliza Chandler
- a first screening of the Oral Histores of Disability documentary, presented by Karen Yoshida and Erin Macindoe-Sproule
- an introduction to the BIT knowledge platform and learning modules led by Kayla Besse (coming soon!)
- an introduction to the Artist Directory led by Lindsay Fisher (coming soon!)
- a group taxonomy activity led by Lilith Lee
On the second day, each committee member gave an update about what they’ve been working on for BIT, and we were treated to two tours at the Guelph Civic Museum: a tour of Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario with Evadne Kelly, and a tour of VibraFusionLab: Bridging Practices in Accessibility, Art and Communications with David Bobier.