ABOUT Yannis Lobaina

Yannis Lobaina  ​is an Award-winning Toronto-based artist with more than twelve years of experience as a published author, creative visual storyteller, ​art facilitator and ​emerging filmmaker.​She is originally from Cuba. Yannis loves to explore immigration, diaspora, and motherhood themes through different storytelling tools. ​

Photo By Alex Usquiano
These boots are made for walking in the Snow. It is part of nine personal essays about my emigration stories. This personal essay was developed in The Shoe Project workshops and performance in George Ignatieff Theatre, University of Toronto, March 31 and April 2, 2019. 

She ​has published worldwide more than 25 short fiction stories and Flash Non-fiction essays. 2020​, she issued in ​Tint Journal Magazine with non-fiction called Canadiana Boots. ​And published a ​Short story​ Deeply rooted with Publisher​ Editorial Mapale​.​ She has produced more than 40 short fiction and documentaries in Cuba. https://vimeo.com/446279810.

Yannis received the RBC Arts Access Fund (Toronto Arts Foundation, 2019), which helped fund her photography exhibition ​‘Rebirth,’ which was showcased in August 2019 by Raw Artist Network (Toronto) at Mod Club. In 2018, she received the RBC Arts Access Fund (Toronto Arts Foundation), which helped fund her facilitate multiple creative writing and Bilingual storytelling workshops for children in the various branches. In 2017, Yannis received a Micro-Grant recipient for her short Documentary ​“Where the Magic Happens” ​as an emerging filmmaker.

Lobaina is currently working on a series of ​photo essays ​called ​“Awake.focusing on minimal visual storytelling photography and capturing mother nature’s fleeting moments and beauty.

2020

Canadiana Boots

https://www.tintjournal.com/nonfiction/flash-nonfiction/232-canadiana-boots

Deeply Rooted

https://www.editorialmapale.com/relatos.html.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBbJCynAadlWHAlT3ryQz5Zs7KATVoseqEd1Ss0/

Los jueves a las 7 pm tenemos encuentros con la poesía y la prosa. En esta ocasión compartieron sus escritos:   Maria Adelaida Escobar Trujillo, Yannis Lobaina, Camila Reimers, Ramón Fexas, Aspasia Worlitzky y Jorge Carrigan. Presentan: Ramón Sepúlveda y Silvia Alfaro (Editorial Mapalé)

Meet the performers at our next LITERARY READING “Tinted Tales. reading across cultures,” this October 27 at 8 PM (CET), livestreamed on our YouTube channelYanita GeorgievaAna Henriques BrotasYannis LobainaLeo NewhouseSihle NtuliSkanda Prasad and Frederick Reinprecht. Click here for our video teaser!

Photo by Alex Usquiano


LECTURAS/ PRESENTACIONES

INTERVIEWS IN THE MEDIA_TORONTO AND OTHERS

https://lattin.ca/2018/09/26/la-escritora-cubana-yannis-lobaina-fomenta-el-espanol-en-canada-a-traves-de-los-cuentacuentos/.

https://www.lospecesfueradelagua.com/post/la-vida-es-tan-impredecible-que-mejor-te-digo-que-s%C3%AD

http://latinosmag.com/travesia-magica/

http://www.frequency5fm.com/yannis-lobaina/

https://www.hispaniccanadian.com/yannis-lobaina.html.

https://linktr.ee/Yannislobaina

https://www.instagram.com/enlareddeltiempo/

OPINIONS AND FEEDBACK FROM STUDENTS/ PARENTS/ AUDIENCE.

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Nueve de mis podcast favoritos para escritores y artistas. (Curados por Yannis Lobaina)

Nueve de mis podcast favoritos para escritores y artistas.
(Curados por Yannis Lobaina).

Tres cosas que NO sabías de MÍ arribo A CANADÁ. Y que te serán útiles si quieres visitar este país.

Tres cosas que NO sabías de MÍ arribo A CANADÁ. Y que te serán útiles si quieres visitar este país. Cuando leas mi Flash Nonfiction y este primer ensayo personal, sabrás un poco más sobre mi vida en Canadá.

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