Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Workman Arts Challenges Myths, Showcases Talent, Celebrates Creativity and Mental Health

Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival
Exploring the facts and mythologies of mental illness and addiction as presented through film.
Busk a Move Music Festival

Showcasing live performances throughout Toronto.
Being Scene Art Exhibition

Exhibiting works by artists who have received services from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
Madness and Arts World Festival
Celebrating the world's first arts festival devoted to creativity and mental health.

A standing ovation for Workman Arts!

Workman Arts (WA) Company provides artistic opportunities to individuals who have received treatment for mental illness or addiction and attempts to combat social exclusion through the arts. Since its inception, WA has produced sixteen original plays, toured over thirty theatres, and played to more than 125,000 people. The organization hosts an annual film festival and art exhibit, supports an in-residence visual art studio, and was founder and host of the first ever Madness and Arts World Festival.

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