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Imposter Syndrome: A Workshop on Mischief

October 16 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Imposter Syndrome: A Workshop on Mischief, is a FREE workshop hosted by Just Transition Arts, and is one of many Afternoon Artivism events held during the day at the Victoria Event Centre this fall: https://www.facebook.com/events/340127563228922/

– Why mischief works and what makes it vital as a creative and theatrical tactic
– Historical and interesting examples of impersonators, spies, moles & forms of undercover resistance that led to, or attempted to create forms of social change and spread political commentary
– The infamous Yes Men and their successful actions; going on live television and presenting their views on behalf of billion-dollar corporations, and more
– Anna (your host) will discuss her own experiences; in Calgary, and Victoria, what went well, how, and why
– Legal implications to pretending to be someone or having alterior motives
– Undercover cops from Burnaby Mtn – photos, notes, and why they think they’re smarter than they really are
– Strategies, tips on getting inside & top-secret spy training, shhh

– Brainstorm about how this tactic would benefit local activism in Victoria
– Choose a cause, and execute it over the course of a month
– Practice with a lie-telling game

Registration isn’t necessary, just drop-in between 3-6pm! If you have any questions or suggestions for upcoming workshops – please contact justtransitionarts@gmail.com

****This date is subject to change, please check back for updates and follow our page: Just Transition Arts for more.

This event is taking place on Lkwungen territory and the lands of the W̱SÁNEĆ Nation.

– The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but require assistance with accessing the space, please contact us at events@victoriaeventcentre.ca and VEC staff will do their best to accommodate.
– Detailed venue accessibility info is available at https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/
– Washrooms are for all genders.


October 16
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Victoria Event Centre
1415 Broad Street
Victoria,BCV8W 2B2Canada
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