Carly Stasko, Imagitator (one who agitates imagination)

Carly Stasko

Welcome *please note this site is still under-construction

“I call myself and Imagitator, one who agitates imagination. This work and play takes many forms and here I will share some examples of past projects, collaborations, creations and experimentations as well as discussing ideas, insights and questions that have come out of all these experiences. “

  • Medical Metaphors Transformed

    Medical Metaphors Transformed

  • The Power of Dance

    The Power of Dance

    Dance is powerful. It can be healing, it can be revolutionary, it can be vulnerable – but that’s no reason to stop. This short documentary uses many clips gathered across almost 2 years of isolation while I’ve been living on Lake Nipissing, Ontario with my family during Covid. This video was created as part of […]

  • Lake Nipissing Beading Project

    Lake Nipissing Beading Project

    The Lake Nipissing Beading Project is a 5 meter beaded reimagining of Lake Nipissing along with its tributaries and waterways using 444 individually beaded pieces. This community collaborative project is meant to bring folks from Nipissing and Dokis communities together through a shared project, as well as other Turtle Island individuals and communities to bead […]

  • Brain Dress

    Brain Dress

  • Land and Life In Tkaronto

    Land and Life In Tkaronto

    New Solidarities Toward a Decolonial Future

  • “Game On, Or Game Over? How to be a Policy Player”

    “Game On, Or Game Over? How to be a Policy Player”

    Game On, Or Game Over? How to be a Policy Player. Play is fun and it’s not just for little kids. It’s how we learn and explore and experiment. I’ve been interested in play since my undergraduate thesis about creative forms of resistance against corporate advertising. I read books like “Playing the Future” by Douglas […]

  • I Heart Democracy

    I Heart Democracy

    Are you just flirting with democracy, already head over-heels, or heart-broken by our political process? Whatever your status, this event was a chance to rekindle our relationships with democracy. Details: Activist Dave Meslin explored themes of political participation and democratic renewal and asked: How can we increase citizen participation in local democracy? This was a […]

  • Storyweavers Student Podcast Team

    Storyweavers Student Podcast Team

    In 2016…..I helped establish…… The Storyweavers Student Podcast team was…. To hear more episode please click here

  • Dream Job Academy

    Dream Job Academy

    The Dream Job Academy is an award winning community arts engaged workshop series that I developed in partnership with The Center for Career Exploration & Education and which has continued to be offered every year since the first pilot I ran in 2014. Here is a journal essay I wrote about the program.

  • “How to Stay Human in the Zoom Boom” in University Affairs

    “How to Stay Human in the Zoom Boom” in University Affairs