Archive for June, 2017

Alex Janvier, in residence
Alex Janvier, in residence

We are pleased to host world-renowned painter Alex Janvier during the 2017 Summer Indigenous Intensive. Alex will be working in the FINA Gallery (Creative end Critical Studies Building, UBCO campus) from July 13-28. The gallery will be open periodically for open studio times, and there will be an exhibition of…

Off campus food
Off campus food

The closest off-campus restaurant establishments are Freshslice Pizza and the Golden Island Restaurant, both just up the hill on Academic Way. It’s about a six-minute walk up from the studios. A bit further up the road (25 minute walk, five-minute drive) is at the Gulfstream restaurant at the 4Points Airport Hotel,…

James Luna’s Performographic
James Luna’s Performographic

 July 7 – 21, 2017, Alternator (Members’ Gallery), Rotary Arts Centre, Kelowna Performagraphic is James Luna’s first ever survey of photographic works. The collection spans a period of photographic works and accompanying objects created between 2010-­2014, referencing his artistic career of over 30 years. PERFORMAGRAPHIC presents a powerful collection photographic and video…

Resident artists 2017
Resident artists 2017

Senior artists-in-residence Alex Janvier (July 12-28) and James Luna (July 3-12) will be on site. Janvier will be converting the FINA art gallery into a painting studio, and Luna will be having an exhibition at the Alternator artist centre opening July 7 and conducting a master performance class July 10-12….

2017 Summer Indigenous Intensive
2017 Summer Indigenous Intensive

July 3-28, 2017 Join us for this year’s summer intensive. Multiple courses, artist residencies, tattoo school, and free weekly Wednesday keynotes from an array of thinkers and creators. Follow #rmooc This year’s UBC Okanagan Summer Indigenous Art Intensive will feature a series of world-renowned speakers, a variety of related undergraduate and graduate…

tule mat house: Indigenizing the Built Environment
tule mat house: Indigenizing the Built Environment

tukʷtniɬxʷ  – tule mat house Indigenizing the Built Environment Tule lodge construction and display UBC-O campus July 11-14, 2017 J Lot at Old Pond Trail This project brings Dr Shawn Brigman, Spokane Salish to the northern tip of his relative nation to share his knowledge of deconstructing the built environment…

July 26 Keynote: 1:30 pm Graham Hingangaroa Smith
July 26 Keynote: 1:30 pm Graham Hingangaroa Smith

Keynote address: 12 noon, Wednesday, July 26, University Theatre (ADM026) Academic Work as Transforming Praxis: From Discourse to Enactment (Show me the blisters on your hands!) This presentation will critically examine an indigenous example of ongoing struggle to transform the social, cultural and economic condition of persistent, high and disproportionate…

July 19 keynote: Shawn Wilson
July 19 keynote: Shawn Wilson

Keynote Address: 1:30 pm, Wednesday July 19, University Theatre (ADM026) Indigenous Sovereignty Indigenous sovereignty also requires the sovereignty of Indigenous knowledges in order for people to work toward building respectful relationships with others and with the environment. Ontological freedom (sovereignty) is a prerequisite to developing ways of expressing Indigenous voice…

July 12 Keynote: Chris Creighton-Kelly and France Trepanier
July 12 Keynote: Chris Creighton-Kelly and France Trepanier

Keynote address: 1:30 pm, Wednesday, July 12, University Theatre (ADM026) Land : Landed Chris Creighton-Kelly and France Trépanier will enact a performative presentation, Land : Landed, concerned with two grand, historical narratives that impact contemporary, Canadian art discourses. One is the importance of Indigenous ways of knowing, specifically the centrality…

July 12 Keynote: Monika Kin Gagnon
July 12 Keynote: Monika Kin Gagnon

Keynote Address: 12 noon, Wednesday July 12, University Theatre (ADM026) Rethinking Expo 67 On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Expo 67, the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal is presenting À la recherché d’Expo 67 / In Search of Expo 67, an exhibition of major new works by 19…

2017 Arts Intensive
2017 Arts Intensive

The Indigenous Summer Intensive is coordinated by the Creative Studies Department (in the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus) and features keynote addresses from six renowned creators and thinkers: Artist panel (July 5) Monika Kin Gagnon (July 12) Chris Creighton-Kelly and France Trepanier (July…

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