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Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
Reception: Fri Aug 24, 6pm
Exhibition: Aug 20-29, 2018
Curated by Kamala Todd, this artists’ residency directs a local Indigenous lens at birds of the Northwest Coast. Artists Christie Charles (of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm Nation and with lineage to Sel̓íl̓witulh and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nations), Charlene George (of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and Sel̓íl̓wat Nations) and Wil George (of the Sel̓íl̓witulh Nation) explore cultural knowledge of birds through performance, weaving, language, video, sound and poetry.
Artist bios available at bit.ly/WordsRisingBirdsRising
Words Rising, Birds Rising takes place on the unceded, ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.