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The Walrus Talks: Resilience

Dr. Ajay Heble, ICASP and IICSI Project Director, will deliver a talk as part of "The Walrus Talks: Resilience" event.

This event will take place Wednesday, October 8 from 6:30 – 8 pm at Baillie Court, Art Gallery of Ontario. Doors open at 6 pm, and tickets are $17 for members, $20 for the public, and $12 for students.

Listen to eight thought-provoking speakers as they discuss how cities and communities build themselves — socially, artistically, ecologically, through infrastructure, and more — to survive, and thrive, in difficult times. Featuring poet Mustafa Ahmed, University of Guelph’s Ajay Heble, Cisco Canada's Rick Huijbregts, People for Education’s Annie Kidder, WWF Canada’s David Miller, Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada’s Gabrielle Scrimshaw, SiG@Waterloo’s Frances Westley, AGO’s Matthew Teitelbaum, and more.

To learn more, or to purchase tickets for the event, please visit the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Improvisation is, simply put, being and living this very moment. No one can hide in music, and improvising in music is to be truly in this very moment and being completely yourself, with all your qualities and faults. It is probably the most honest state for a human being to be in.

– John McLaughlin in an interview with Daniel Fischlin.