An artistic perspective on social justice – Truro Daily News
June 12, 2016
Alan Syliboy assumes position of Coady Institute Chair
MILLBROOK – Alan Syliboy has become the first painter, first Nova Scotian and first aboriginal person to hold the Coady Chair in Social Justice.
Syliboy, who is also a musician and filmmaker, will hold the position, at St. Francis Xavier University, for a year.
“I’m looking forward to it,” said Syliboy. “I think it’s a great opportunity. It’s a chance to get a consensus from the Mi’ kmaq nation and address issues that should be addressed right away. I want to find out what the issues are and find ways to work them into art.
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