2023 Public Space Fellowship
May 8, 2023
The Bentway is proud to welcome our 2023 Public Space Fellows, Celeste Meledath and Ella Hough. Working with The Bentway over five months, the Fellows are exploring the intersection of sustainability and public space design, focusing on how to apply more ecological approaches to The Bentway’s work.
2022 Public Space Fellowship
September 29, 2022
Jess Misak and Faizaan Khan completed a five-month Public Space Fellowship and played a pivotal role in leading our 2022 Street Summit, an “un-symposium” that explored how cities everywhere can re-imagine their streets. With guidance from The Bentway team, the Fellows also advanced their own independent research.
2021 Artist Residency: Art and Recreation
September 4, 2021
Our 2021 artist residency focused on The Bentway’s identity as a public space where art and recreation meet. Featuring Toronto’s own Bekah Brown.
2021 Public Space Fellowship
January 13, 2021
Gelila Mekonnen and Nahomi Amberber joined our Safe in Public Space initiative, interrogating the meaning of public safety during a global pandemic and heightened focus on anti-Black racism. As emerging professionals in public health and urban planning, the Fellows helped shape editorial content and community engagement, while conducting independent research.