What is an art foundation for? Beyond collecting donations to support art work, creating and running a foundation is kind of a culmination in a lifetime.
Producing and broadcasting plays, collaborating with artists from diverse fields is extremely rewarding, but three factors are powerfully shaping my vision when it comes to inclusive arts:
- Provide logistical, material and financial resources to bring the boldest projects to life
- Be at the service of people by making these projects accessible to all
- Value atypical artists, whose public often ignores the massive resources
A foundation ensures the sustainability of our actions: it is a perpetual commitment to the community. It is the gift I make both to Canada – my home country – and to the world.
Thank you for helping us achieve these goals; thank you for contributing to the growth of arts that dare to renew themselves!
Founder and President of the Fondation Wandé
Mariam co-founded a theatre company; she is also the author of a dozen plays, theatrical improvisation coach, creator of the concept of Relationship Between Forces and member of the organization Aut’Créatifs. Wandé is her paternal grandfather‘s name.