Ring of Fire is a procession by Trinidadian artist Marlon Griffith
in collaboration with
Picasso PRO, Equal Grounds, Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, Capoeira Angôla, and Spoken Word poets from Jane-Finch, Malvern, and Regent Park.
Ring of Fire is commissioned by the Art Gallery of York University (AGYU)
and produced in partnership with
Art Starts, SKETCH, The Malvern S.P.O.T., Success Beyond Limits, COBA
and School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design, York University.
Ring of Fire is organized around the Anishinaabe Seven Grandfather Teachings:
Wisdom, Courage, Respect, Honesty, Humility, Truth, and Love
Ring of Fire is a 300-person strong street procession,
staged at the Parapan American Games
Sunday, 9 August 2015, 12 pm
from Queens Park to City Hall, Toronto Canada
with a performance at Nathan Phillips Square, 2 pm
Curated by Emelie Chhangur