Live Lunch Chats
Live Lunch Chats features local artists daily on Instagram Live as they reflect on their arts practice in the wake of COVID-19. Chats can be viewed and engaged with live by visiting our Instagram account and tapping the "stories" icon on the top of the homepage, or viewed on our IGTV afterward.
Date: January 14, 2021 @ 7pm EST
Artists and siblings Pree Rehal & Harmeet Rehal will reflect on their arts practices, coping through creating, their changing needs, and relationship to the arts sector throughout the pandemic.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Harmeet Rehal (they/them) is a fat, trans, and disabled Sikh panjabi settler, multidisciplinary artist and student based in Tkaronto. Outside of art, Harmeet is also a community arts facilitator and does informal/formal peer support in the city. Throughout all of their roles - Harmeet is deeply invested in centring, creating and imagining radical accessibility and portals to worlds where we can show up as our whole selves.
Pree aka Sticky Mangos (they/them) is an artist educator currently based in Tkaronto, originally from Tiohtià:ke. They're a child of immigrant settlers from Punjab who has an interdisciplinary arts practice under the name ‘Sticky Mangos’, with visual arts pieces inspired by nature, selfhood and community care. Pree also facilitates arts-based workshops, makes short films, performs drag (as 'Gayram Masala') and engages in community organizing. They cofounded the Non-Binary Colour Collective, and currently organize with WAYF (Where Are You From collective).