Friday, July 22nd
7:00-8:00 pm

Keynote Address with Elizabeth Chitty

Paved Arts and Aka’s Event Space (upstairs),424 20 St West, Free
This year’s festival opens with a keynote talk by Elizabeth Chitty (St. Catharines, ON), whose interdisciplinary practice has focused on site, temporality, corporeality and process for over four decades, which she addresses through writing, performance, video, and installation. Elizabeth will share images of her past work in the public realm, through lenses of relationships with the land through walking, indigenous/settler reconciliation and social space.

Saturday, July 23rd
1:00-4:00 pm

Wheatpaste Workshop presented by Cate Francis

Void Gallery, 312 Avenue B South, $15 + GST (includes materials).
Artist Cate Francis, will lead a wheatpaste workshop as part of her Paper Wildlife Conservancy (PWC) project. Wheatpastes can be drawings, painting or prints on thin paper, which are then glued to buildings or other surfaces. Participants will have the opportunity to draw their own animals, screen print them onto thin paper, and then learn the technique for adhering them.

Materials provided, no experience necessary.
PWC is funded through the City of Saskatoon’s Placemaker program.

Saturday, July 23rd
7:00-9:00 pm

Opening Reception and Placemaker Meet the Artist Event

Void Gallery, 312 Avenue B South, Free
Show runs, July 6th to 31st
Void Gallery presents, Excerpts from the collection of the Paper Wildlife Conservancy, by Cate Francis.

Sunday, July 24th
1:00-2:30 pm

Walking Tour

Beginning at the Underground Cafe, 430 20 Street West, Free
Our feature artists and local participating artists will host an outdoor walking tour and discussion of their Street Meet artworks, which include large-scale post-graffiti, wheatpastes, paper sculpture, photography, and other surprise media. The artists work in various public locations and in the storefront windows of neighbouring businesses on 20th Street. Come meet the artist!

Sunday, July 24th
4:30-6:00 pm

Community discussion

The Common at the Two Twenty, 220 20th Street West, Free
Our three feature artists and Elizabeth Chitty will discuss Saskatoon’s urban wildlife, plant life and human relationships as the starting point for imagining ways in which public, street and graffiti art can shape the way communities think about urban ecology. Audience members are encouraged to join in the conversation.
Moderated by Alana Moore, Street Meet’s Festival Director and Michael Peterson, owner and founder of Void Gallery and Finding City.