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Works of Radical Imagination

Syrus Marcus Ware


SYRUS MARCUS WARE is cofounder of Black Lives Matter Canada and an Assistant Professor at the School of the Arts, McMaster University. A scholar, visual artist, activist, curator and educator, Syrus uses drawing, installation and performance to explore social justice frameworks and Black activist culture. He is part of the Performance Disability Art Collective, curator of the That’s So Gay show, and a past co-curator of Blackness Yes!/Blockorama. Syrus is the co-editor of the best-selling Until We Are Free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada (URP, 2020), and the illustrator of the children’s book I Promise written by Catherine Hernandez. He lives in Tkaronto (also known as Toronto, Canada).