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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…

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…

Coming Up for Week 5
Coming Up for Week 5

Week 5 is gearing up to be full of events, meetings (scheduled and informal) and spaces for connection, conversation, and community. We have provided just a brief list of events here, but stay tuned as new spaces open up. We welcome Elisabeth LaPensee, Jackson Two Bears, Evan Lee and Camille Turner, and Srimoyee Mitra, who…

Week 4 In Review
Week 4 In Review

Coming Up This Week The residency continues as many of us reflect over the past weekend and look forward to the coming week. Salmon Canning took place over the weekend and will be distributed towards the final weeks of the residency. This week we welcomed new arrivals, Amish Morrel, Leah…

Coming Up Next Week!
Round Table

After a highly successful first week, the O k’inādās Residency and Summer Indigenous Art Intensive are in full swing. Everyone is invited to attend discussions, events, and openings! We have compiled a short list of some of what’s coming up next week so that anyone who is interested and able…

2017 Summer Intensive
2017 Summer Intensive

What is this project? The Summer Indigenous Intensive has been operating at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus, since 2014, growing out of the previous Summer Graduate Indigenous Institute which started in 2005. The SII has various components, but the main ones are the offering of a suite of…

Art+Reconciliation (original introduction)
Art+Reconciliation (original introduction)

From original introduction: “Art+Reconciliation,” is a MOOC that addresses how artistic practices can engage in questions of reconciliation, most particularly in the Canadian context of residential schools and the associated and ongoing Truth and Reconciliation Commission. As part of our process we explored the history of the residential school system…

Summer Intensive, Courses
Summer Intensive, Courses

Alongside the intensive residency, FCCS is offering numerous courses in visual art, creative writing, and performance. All of these courses will run in conjunction with the Indigenous Summer Intensive with varying degrees of crossover between them. There will be one common 90-minute meeting for all courses each week to allow…

Summer Intensive, registration open
Summer Intensive, registration open

Registration is now open for several new courses running in July and August at UBC Okanagan. These courses are open to UBC students as well as undergraduate and graduate students from other institutions and the general public. For information on how to register, go to the registration page.

Indigenous Activist Art — course outline
Indigenous Activist Art — course outline

Course outline for Indigenous Activist Art, July 23 Aug 1, 2014, University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. Indigenous Activist Art course outline July15-14 version

Post for a final day!
Post for a final day!

So, technically, yesterday was the final day for the action-portion of rmooc! Today’s posting reflects what may be the last build of the site before we turn it toward an archive of sorts, and then see how it may transmogrify for the work to be done. We end, fittingly enough,…

Cultures of Reconciliation: sept 25-27, saskatoon
Cultures of Reconciliation: sept 25-27, saskatoon

Following, a draft of the program for this event in Saskatoon. Cultures of Reconciliation: Academic, Artistic, Activist A Humanities Research Unit Event FREE ADMISSION; OPEN TO EVERYONE Location: Graduate Student Centre, University of Saskatchewan, and Mendel Gallery, Saskatoon Time: September 26-27, 2013 Participants include: Roy Miki, Jennifer Henderson, Pauline Wakeham,…

Equity panel at Congress
Equity panel at Congress

Published on Jul 9, 2013 Organized by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the Canadian Sociological Association, and the Women’s and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes at the 2013 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences June 3, 2013 Responding to the lack of diversity in the 2010…

Hair: a performance
Hair: a performance

Incredibly emotional, moving, and deeply engaging performance by Peter Morin, Ayumi Goto, Cheryl L’Hirondelle this afternoon. This is just a short segment of the hour-long performance that used the idea of ‘hair’ as a literal and metaphorical reference point for histories and subjectivities of residential schools. To the right is…

13 August, 2013 09:18
13 August, 2013 09:18

a poem to help release fearby Joy Harjo

Mimi Gellman, in the garden
Mimi Gellman, in the garden

Mimi Gellman talks about her time making art, creating, in the horticultural gardens at TRU. The paintings she produces are a direct result of her experience with the land and territory here.

Reconsidering Reconciliation: the movie
Reconsidering Reconciliation: the movie

Having fun with mock (mooc?) movie trailers. This is Reconsidering Reconciliation: the movie!

Leah Decter and her projects
Leah Decter and her projects

Leah Decter talks to the assembled artists about the work she is doing with technology and textile.

singing to drums
singing to drums

Peter Morin enlists the assistance of Adrian Stimson, Leah Decter, Clement Yeh, Mimi Gellman, and Ayumi Goto to sing to the drums he has made during the residency. While they sang, he read out a Martin Luther King speechto think through questions of oppression, resistance, equality.

Clement Yeh installs Gellman pieces
Clement Yeh installs Gellman pieces
Artists’ projects underway
Artists’ projects underway

Gabe Archie, who has been documenting the recon process, has put together these brilliant montages of artists’ work including studio visits with David Garneau, Cecily Nicholson, Leah Decter, Peter Morin, Clement Yeh (working on Jaimie Isaac images), Gabe Hill, Mimi Gellman and more. Definitely a delightful representation of work underway.

Cheryl L’Hirondelle says: Garry Gottfriedson poetry reminds me of my favourite anarchist poet Hakim Bey
Cheryl L’Hirondelle says: Garry Gottfriedson poetry reminds me of my favourite anarchist poet Hakim Bey

Chaos CHAOS NEVER DIED. Primordial uncarved block, sole worshipful monster, inert & spontaneous, more ultraviolet than any mythology (like the shadows before Babylon), the original undifferentiated oneness-of-being still radiates serene as the black pennants of Assassins, random & perpetually intoxicated. Chaos comes before all principles of order & entropy, it’s…

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