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Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 27th festival is shaping up to be one of our best yet. Check out all of the authors, performers, and storytellers below!
Shannon Scanlan is a sculpture and installation artist currently living and working in Toronto. Her work investigates themes of body image and sexuality. Currently Shannon is making a series called Soft Manipulations that uses embroidery, beadwork and zippers in a way that solicits tactile investigation.
Born in Vernon British Columbia, Shannon Graduated from the University of Victoria with her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2005. After travelling in the United Kingdom and working in Victoria, Shannon moved to Toronto in 2011 to complete her Master of Fine Arts at York University in 2013. Shannon has shown in Victoria, Montreal, Toronto and Windsor.