Our Projects

50+ More Projects Coming Soon!

Manifesto is more than just a festival. Everything we do is geared towards fulfilling our mandates and the desires identified through community engagement and feedback, using a multi-disciplinary approach including arts and music workshops, professional development programs, art exhibitions, filmmaking, concerts... whatever’s clever. Check out the projects we've been involved in below.

The 2008 Manifesto Festival
Archive of last year's festival.
The Banknotes Project
Works from young artists from across the Americas inspired by banknotes.
The One City Series
A dope roster of not-to-be missed events presented by some of the people that make Toronto’s scene what it is.
Up In Your Business
Manifesto's professional development program for young entrepreneurs & organizations.
Beats, Breaks
& Graffiti

Head to head team graffiti battle at Harbourfront Centre's Beats, Breaks & Culture festival.
Luminato Streetscape
Two major street art exhibitions + arts workshop program with Regent Park youth.
DJ Serious
Project Nine Mile
Fund / resource raising + computer literacy program at Bob Marley's elementary school in Nine Mile, Jamaica.
DJ Serious
So Much Things To Say
T-Dot town hall meetings where the community chats about ideas, issues, and concerns.
4REAL Launch Party
We recently helped our friends at 4REAL premiere their amazing new show.
Project Positivity
Photo workshop and exhibition produced in partnership with NYC photographer Jamel Shabazz and Red Bull Canada.
Ignite 2007
2-day forum and showcase to advance policies and practices that support youth arts.