Confluence Blog

BIG DAY KUMAR

on Thursday, 19 January 2023.

POST BY CONFLUENCE ARTIST, SUE GOBERDHAN

Hello, dear reader! It’s your resident Confluence Fellow Sue Goberdhan here with a peek inside my brain. During my time with Catalyst, I am working on a play about belonging to a Guyanese family, and how persistent Guyanese joy is in the face of tragedy. Something that is less known about CHUMP (the working title […]

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Meet a BIPOC Creator – Sokhana Mfenyana

on Friday, 18 February 2022.

A Post by Confluence Artist, Berend McKenzie

Next up in the Meet a BIPCO Creator series, Berend chats with South African singer, actor, mover and performance educator, Sokhana Mfenyana.   Born and raised in South Africa, Sokhana has always had a passion and knack for the performing arts. Starting off in the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy and is currently in the graduating class […]

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Meet A BIPOC Creator – Minister Faust

on Tuesday, 1 February 2022.

A Post by Confluence Artist, Berend McKenzie

In Celebration of the start of Black History Month, I have the pleasure of interviewing novelist, playwright, activist, Edmonton’s own, Minister Faust. Please keep your eye out this month for more interviews that celebrate black excellence in the arts. Visit his website here.

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Meet A BIPOC Creator – Tia Kushniruk

on Tuesday, 25 January 2022.

A Post by Confluence Artist, Berend McKenzie

One of my goals as the Confluence fellow has been to highlight the work of BIPOC artists in and around Edmonton. To do this I have decided to do a vlog called: Meet a BIPOC Creator. 

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A Bit About Me

on Friday, 19 November 2021.

A Post by Confluence Artist, Berend McKenzie

Since many readers of this (so the two of you) never met me, I wanted to give you a little background of what has brought me to this point and my fellowship with Catalyst. To entice you… here’s a picture of my newly found sister and me (in drag)… see the resemblance?

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Off To A Running Start

on Thursday, 7 October 2021.

A Post by Confluence Artist, Berend McKenzie

Holy crap! A month goes by so quickly! Here are a few musings on what has transpired so far during my ten-month fellowship.

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Events

It’s been a long time coming but soundtracks for our smash-hit shows: The Invisible and Vigilante.

 

 

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