Features Fall 2022

What’s Art: Ruckus Women Collective

Parker Theis November 28, 2022 117


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By Parker Theis

Ruckus Women is an art collective run by student Maia Taruc Pilling and visual artist Lamya Abraham. In this episode, Maia discussed her background in singing, her experience with activism, and how these have inspired her to amplify the voices of marginalized artists in the Toronto area. Together, she and Lamya talk about the live art event they hosted, Ruckus I: The Rise of Ruckus which occurred on September, 10th 2022. The collective is hosting its second event this January. To find out more, contact Ruckus Women @ruckuswomen on Instagram. The music featured in this episode is June by Seasonal Birds, which is Maia’s folk duo with Sean Parker. They are having a show at 8 pm on November 30th at the Free Times Cafe.

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Crowd moshing on the Transac dancefloor at the Ruckus I event. Photo by Jade Falsetti.

Extra: Maia on why activism is still important

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