A director of GAGED, an urban forum in Hamilton that looks to build educational capacity and community collaboration around the topic of gentrification.

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The Gathering on Art, Gentrification, and Economic Development (GAGED) in partnership with The Socrates Project seeks to address the many consequences of Hamilton’s gentrification and economic development, and the role of the arts in those processes.

Panel discussion: Is Hamilton a great city for the arts?

In Hamilton - is art really the new steel? Is Hamilton really a great city for artists to work? Three local artists have their say. What do you say? CBC Hamilton's live panel discussion starts now.

Posted by CBC Hamilton on Wednesday, September 19, 2018
September 18, 2018
Live panel recap: Is Hamilton really a haven for artists?
Our panel discusses the city's art scene, and examines what's working and what isn't.

Panelists included:

  • George Qua-Enoo, a Hamilton-based photographer.
  • Jeremy Freiburger of CoBALT Connects, a non-profit organization that connects creative businesses around the city.
  • Angela Orasch, a researcher and organizer of the Gaged Forum, which has been holding a series of events across the city to talk about gentrification.