Maguy

Maguy, Photo transfer, acrylic, fabric, woodcut on found wood 35” x 26", 2016

Maguy Métellus is a Haitian-Quebecoise mother, grandmother, Black feminist, community worker and human rights advocate. She co-founded and co-hosts the Kola Readings, a free monthly gathering that brings together the Francophone and Anglophone literary communities and features African-Canadian writers reading from their work. She also hosts a radio show called "D'une île à l’autre" on CPAM that spotlights socio-cultural events, music, literature and poetry from around the world.

 

On change making:

"Maya Angelou perfectly describes what being a changemaker means to me:  'Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud' "     - Maguy Métellus