“As a performance artist when I saw the call for Soulpepper x Awakenings ‘A Revolution of Love’ I instantly knew this was a project I wanted to participate in. Not often does an opportunity to create site specific work at a Historic Toronto site present itself. As an artist interested in exploring the history of marginalized people and untold stories I cannot wait to embark on this unique opportunity.”
Racquel Rowe is a performance artist who explores the way history has shaped modern day depictions of Black women, culture and thus how these things affect her lived experience. Rowe is based in Waterloo, Ontario but hails from the island of Barbados where she draws most of the inspiration for her artwork.