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Conversations: Hope Against Despair

It often appears that humanity is tormented by a somber shadow, beset with environmental, social and political crises. What is the role of the artist in helping us face calamity? What do we require from our artists: resistance, empathy, insight or all of the above?


Presented by the Government of Canada, in partnership with Canada FBM2020, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.