TIG Magazines

TIG Magazines are a series of printed publications, developed with partners, celebrating the contributions of TIG members on various issues.

Moments Décisifs : À la découverte de nos histoires canadiennes

Defining Moments: Discovering Our Canadian Stories

[Issue 6]

From 2010 to 2013, Defining Moments engaged youth across Canada in addressing the question "how do you shape Canada? How does Canada shape you?" Defining Moments: Discovering Our Canadian Stories is an online collection and travelling exhibit of artwork created by youth aged 13 to 30. Each piece expresses the artist's identity and experiences living in Canada. Contest winners were selected and announced on Canada Day 2012 and made up the Travelling Exhibit, which appeared in locations across the country.

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Issue 5: Perspectives: Youth Insights on Global Issues

Perspectives: Youth Insights on Global Issues

[Issue 5]

Between 2010 and 2011, TakingITGlobal partnered with youth organizations to successfully deliver the Adobe Youth Voices program to young people in Brazil, Egypt, India, Mexico, Nepal, and South Africa. Over 1,000 young people engaged in a critical exploration of local and global issues.

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Issue 4: Global Youth Culture: The Voices of Youth

Global Youth Culture: The Voices of Youth

[Issue 4]

As part of the "Youth for Change" program, in 2009 TakingITGlobal collaborated with Bibliotheca Alexandrina to launch a writing and art contest with the theme "Global Youth Culture".This project aims at encouraging cross-cultural dialogue and supporting youth led projects in 14 priority countries: Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Sudan.

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Issue 3: Culture, Identity and Climate Change

Culture, Identity and Climate Change

[Issue 3]

In 2007 and 2008 TakingITGlobal, as part of the Adobe Youth Voices initiative, asked youth all over the world to respond creatively to two pressing issues: 'Climate Change' and 'Cultural Conflict'. Workshops held in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, Kenya, Mali, Russia, South Africa, and Sweden allowed youth to create their responses using digital image software, while the TakingITGlobal online Global Gallery allowed our international membership to become involved and submit their own artwork.

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Issue 2: As One - Canadian Youth Working Towards the Millennium Development Goals

As One - Canadian Youth Working Towards the Millennium Development Goals

[Issue 2]

In 2000, at the United Nations Millennium Summit, 189 nations pledged to end the conditions and precipitating factors of poverty that people all over the world face. They defined a number of targets and indicators to mark progress and set a timeline. These became known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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Issue 1: 'Language as Violence, Violence as Language'

Language as Violence, Violence as Language

[Issue 1]

Exposure to violence is increasing worldwide. Young people are often the ones most affected by it. Violence is not only an action or a practice. There are many dimensions to violence. It is a perception. It is an expression. A way to be seen or heard. A form of domination. A mode of discrimination. A lack, absence or decline of communication.

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Issue 0: 'electricities'


[Issue 0]

TIG Magazine is about the convergence of the power of images and the strength of words. TIG Magazine is a journey not a destination. TIG Magazine is made by different people from different places. TIG Magazine is the experience and story of these different people. TIG Magazine is a real, living space. If you touch it you can feel it pulse.

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