2022 Festival

Photo by: Nadya Kwandibens / Artist: Celeste Pedri-Spade & Evan Ducharme Studio

Fashioning Resurgence Panel Series

All My Relations: Maintaining Reciprocal Relationships for Successful Partnerships

Brigantine Room


Relationships are essential for any initiative; Strong connections secure trust, confidence, and commitment to mobilize any successful partnership.
Moderated by seasoned fundraiser and IFWTO Development Consultant Kerry Swanson, this panel will explore the nuances of maintaining professional relationships, the importance of upholding one’s values, emphasizing reciprocity and navigating obstacles. In addition, panellists will discuss the professional relationships that have supported healthy finances, capacity, creativity, and mental health.


Devyani Saltzman is a Canadian writer, curator and arts leader with a practice based on multidisciplinary programming at the intersection…
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Justin Louis (Nehiyaw) is a fashion designer, graphic designer, photographer and co-founder of Vancouver-based SECTION 35. A member of the…
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Dusty LeGrand is a vessel, a story teller, an artist, a family member, and entirely focused on shifting perspectives within…
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