Toronto Media Arts Centre

Bringing Your Authentic Self to Your Writing

October 19, 1:00 PM

Paprika Festival & Workman Arts

In Expansion Space

Bilal Baig guides participants through activities to inspire writing and creation from a personal lens. Bilal focuses on creating new text that is based in authentic and honest experience. Participants will work through activities to generate new text.

What to Bring

Bring a writing device. Pen and paper will be available.


This workshop is free and is offered by Paprika Festival and Workman Arts. Participants are invited to If You Ask Me, a screening series of short film featured within Rendezvous With Madness. Tickets are Pay-What-You-Can at the door, or available for advance online purchase here.

About Paprika Festival

Paprika Festival is a theatre company that offers year-round mentorship and training for new and emerging artists, showcasing their work in a week-long festival each May. We tailor our programs to meet the individual needs of artists and build their capacity and skill-sets as artists and arts workers.

About Workman Arts

Workman Arts is a multidisciplinary arts organization that promotes a greater understanding of mental health and addiction issues through creation and presentation. We support artists with lived experience through peer-to-peer arts education, public presentations and partnerships with the broader arts community.