Celebrating Toronto?s Spanish-speaking community through stories, songs, and collages! Writer and filmmaker Yannis Lobaina will be leading us through the creation of handmade books. These books will be filled with the stories and ideas of those who attend this event. All supplies will be provided, the only thing you have to bring is your imagination.
An artist for over 12 years, Cuban Writer, Filmmaker, and Storyteller based in Toronto. She studied at the Internacional School of Cinema, Radio and TV (Havana, Cuba) and holds a Creative Writing diploma (Centro Onelio, Havana, Cuba). In 2019, 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 2017 Lobaina Micro-Grant recipient for her currently short Documentary “Where the Magic Happens” as an emerging filmmaker. Awards: 2019 RBC Arts Access Fund, 2018 RBC Arts Access Fund, 2019 TAC Newcomer & Refugees Mentorship Program. Lobaina’s writing has been published in many countries including Cuba, Mexico, Brazil, the USA, and Spain.