Causeries Artistiques en Français – Oct 1, 2022

A series of multidisciplinary meetings around music, dance and the literary arts, accompanied by debates and discussions between the artists and the public

Art Bay 600 Bay Street, 5th floor, Toronto
Oct 1, 2022  from 3 PM to 5PM
Live & Free Event

Feature Artists

Emilie Jabouin, aka Zila, is a contemporary and folkloric dancer, as well as a researcher of the history of Afro-diasporic peoples of the Americas. Since 2020, Emilie has founded her own company, Emirj Projects (, which brings together research and artistic performance, and through which she offers research services to artists to help them contextualize their projects, especially historically. An artistic consultant, she offers Haitian folklore dance workshops and a specialized workshop to help artists articulate their identity as dancers.

Lamara Papitashvili was born in Damascus, her family is from Georgia, Ukraine and Russia. She has lived in Georgia, Syria, Belgium, Spain, Germany and Canada. While continuing to write novels, she leads writing workshops at the library of Toronto. She is above all interested in travel as a source of personal development, in childhood, in family transmission, in the question of women in our societies and in the black hole of origin.

Philippe Flahaut is a songwriter who draws his inspiration from the goldsmiths of French song and the wizards of Chicago blues. In short, it is located “between South Side and Rive-gauche”, as we have written about it. He alternates his art between his music and work as a musician for early childhood in Toronto daycares.

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