Making Noise! Media Arts Project: Toronto: for women and trans Muslim youth ages 16-29

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Making Noise! Media Arts Project: Toronto: for women and trans Muslim youth ages 16-29


Tired of images and words about Muslim people in the Media being "oppressed", "submissive" "terrorist"?

Want to challenge media stereotypes and create your own VIDEOS?

Come to Making Noise! Media Arts Project

Take part in a series of exciting FREE 8-week media training this summer! Making Noise! is an exciting hands-on media arts training that addresses the invisibility and negative portrayals of Muslim young women and Trans people in media.

• Learn video production techniques (filming, editing, sound, distribution) to create your own video

• Create and edit podcasts (recording and interviewing skills)

• Gain skills in media literacy and critique to challenge mainstream media images of Muslims and particularly Muslim women

All supplies and materials provided
TTC & Food will be provided
Childcare available with one week notice

When: mid-June to mid-August (8 weeks)
Time: 6:30 - 9:30pm on Wednesday or Thursday (to be determined)
Contact: [email protected] or call (647) 456-4919

Deadline to apply is June 8th. Spaces are limited, so register early!
PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO [email protected] TO APPLY!!!

Making Noise! is open to all women and Trans people who self-identify as Muslim (16 - 29). We are committed to creating a safer space where Muslim young women and Trans people regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, sect, mode of dress, religiosity, sexual orientation, gender identity, class, ability can feel comfortable.

Making Noise! Media Project is sponsored by the Urban Alliance on Race Relations, Our Collective Dreams: Muslim Women in Conversation About Violence, and Ontario Women's Directorate.

Launch of video project in September at various community spaces across the GTA