Whither the Imagination: Making Sense of Art

Musagetes’ Executive Director, Shawn Van Sluys, delivered a lecture titled “Whither the Imagination? Making Sense of Art” at the University of Lethbridge on February 11, 2013. The lecture gives a conceptual and practical overview of Musagetes’ work, situating the discourse… Read More

A City and Its Pier

One of Musagetes’ cities of focus is Rijeka, Croatia, situated at the top of the Adriatic. In this essay by Executive Director Shawn Van Sluys, we investigate the belief that the arts are the key to imagining a future beyond… Read More

Sensemaking & Optimism – January 2013

Musagetes 2013 Retreat was convened just as the Idle No More movement was gathering steam, drawing together Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in communal spaces with common demands. With this context in mind, we began our discussions with a survey of… Read More

What is a Publication Studio?

On Wednesday June 6th, 2012 Matthew Stadler gave a really great lecture about small economies, multi-scalar assemblages (a group of people acting on every scale from the intimately local to the global) and growing an audience naturally, by word of… Read More

Writing While Moving – January 2012

In January 2012 Musagetes convened its staff, Board of Directors, International Advisory Council and two guests, Matthew Stadler and Aaron Levy. The group spent two days in Montreal analyzing Musagetes’ work of the past year, what we learned from it,… Read More

Life in a Northern Town

A complete PDF document of the first publication by Musagetes that was produced in advance of its Sudbury Café. This publication features documentation and discussion of artist projects, essays and photo-based artist projects. Contributions by Daniel Aubin, Liesbeth Bik and Jos Van der… Read More

Rapport de Barcelone

Du 30 mai au 2 juin 2008, la Fondation Musagetes a tenu un café-rencontre-rencontre au Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelone (CCCB). Organisé par Jordi Pascual et Robert Palmer, il réunissait d’éminents artistes, militants culturels et chefs de file du… Read More

Informe de Barcelona

Para los días 30 de mayo a 2 de junio de 2008, Musagetes convocó un café en el Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), organizado por Jordi Pascual y Robert Palmer, con distinguidos artistas, activistas del sector de las… Read More