Facebook: S.H.I.F.T Festival
SHIFT c/o Workers Arts & Heritage Centre, 51 Stuart St., Hamilton, ON, L8L1B5
SHIFT (Surveying Hamilton Incomes, Future Transitions) is a festival in Hamilton ON, Canada during September, 2011 that gives a diverse constituency the opportunity to expand discourse surrounding the economic future of the city of Hamilton by the use of the arts (visual arts, theatre, music, media arts, dance etc.) and panel discussions.
SHIFT will operate as an ad hoc collective and umbrella organization to assist in the promotion and publicity of its participants’ events, while co ordinating the festival around a group of programmes developed by its founding organizations and members:
Ted Haines & Andrew Lochhead(Workers Arts and Heritage Centre), JudyMajorGirardin(McMaster School of the Arts-studio programme) and Jim Riley.
background image shows “The Bomb Squad” collective’s street painting being created during the SuperCrawl 2010 (September 25).
photograher of background image: Rose Linseman contact at http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Rose-Linseman/114586971901282?ref=ts