Saturday October 6 * 5pm * $10-20 suggested donation
Living Voice, Listening Silence
A workshop by Georgia Webber
You have a voice. What does that mean to you? What is it connected to? Where is it in your body? What does your voice do in the world? What would you do without it?
Comics artist Georgia Webber had never asked herself these questions before her severe vocal injury forced her to answer them. Now, six years into her rehabilitation, she wants to share her explorations with you.
Part workshop, part performance, Georgia will present you with an opportunity to feel your own voice in new ways, and engage in listening deeply to others’.
This workshop is offered on a donation/Pay-What-You-Can basis. If you would like to support Georgia’s work further, she will have copies of her brand new book available to purchase at the event. Pre-registration is appreciated.
Georgia Webber is a comics artist and editor and vocal arts experimenter. She is best known for her debut graphic memoir, Dumb: Living Without A Voice (Fantagraphics 2018), the chronicle of her severe vocal injury and sustained vocal condition which causes her pain from using her voice. This difficult experience lead her to work as a Cranial Sacral Therapist, a meditation facilitator, and as an improvising musician, blending elements of healthcare, body awareness and creative expression within constraints. She has extended her love of the voice into the community with a project called MAW Vocal Arts. MAW hosts a vocal arts showcase event every few months in Toronto, Ontario, her home, as well as a regular practice session called Breathing Music where people can explore breath through deep listening, movement, meditation and sounding practices.