Making Spaces for Art: A Case Study – ROCS / Place des arts

“Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There’s plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to forward, backwards, or sideways.” – H Jackson Brown Jr

Such is not the case with ROCS—or the Regroupement des organismes culturels de Sudbury. Like an octopus, there are eight extensions. But there are no roller skates involved here. ROCS has both talent and discipline and is only moving forward. ROCS is made up of eight Francophone arts and cultural organizations in Sudbury. Varying in size from staffs of eighty to solo operations, they are embarking on a journey to move forward together to create a shared facility.

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