The Women on the Wall


Diaspora Dialogues is excited to partner with Nuit Blanche again this year with the installation THE WOMEN ON THE WALL. This interactive multimedia project invites participants to step into a conversation between members of the Aboriginal community on the issue of violence against Indigenous women and girls . . .

Word on the Street 2015

Diaspora Dialogues is excited to participate in this year’s Word on the Street festival at its new location of Harbourfront! THE STORY BEHIND THE BOOK: FOUR WRITERS ON HOW THEY GOT PUBLISHED Four culturally diverse writers discuss how they got their first book published . . .

2014–15 Emerging Playwrights Residency Wraps Up!

We would like to congratulate emerging playwrights Jo SiMalaya Alcampo, Meghan Swaby, and Shaista Latif on completing the inaugural Diaspora Dialogues Emerging Playwrights Residency Program, and thank our partnering theatres and in-house dramaturges Cahoots Theatre Projects & Marjorie Chan, Obsidian Theatre Company & Mel Hague, Buddies in Bad Times & evalyn parry . . .

DD Launches Its First Book Club!

Diaspora Dialogues, in partnership with Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens, is pleased to launch its first ever book club! Diaspora Dialogues supports the creation and presentation of new fiction, poetry and drama that reflect the complexity of Toronto—and Canada—back to residents through the eyes of its richly diverse communities . . .



Are you ready for a full night of contemporary art from sunset to sunrise? DD’s pleased to announce that we will be participating in this year’s Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. Our installation Lexicon invites audiences to create a special vocabulary that evokes the city that we live in through poetry using a specially selected list of words taken from our anthology series TOK . . .