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At the Centre of Community

At the Centre of Community: An Exhibition of Indigenous Cultural Practices
A Vancouver Park Board Residency Project

Friday, September 23 – Saturday, October 1

Exhibition
Roundhouse Exhibition Hall

A free exhibition and series of events in celebration of xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, Coast Salish and Urban Indigenous artists working in community.

Thu Sep 22, 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Opening Reception
Roundhouse Exhibition Hall
Performance by Travis Angus
Screening Community Panel Project Documentary
ASL interpretation
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At the Centre of Community: An Exhibition of Indigenous Cultural Practices takes place at both the Roundhouse and across several city parks and includes a visual arts exhibition, performances, screening, and maker workshops. All of the works invite connection with the land, examine local histories and prompt personal reflection towards understanding Indigenous presence at the centre of community.

Featured artists and cultural practitioners:
Luther Aday, Travis Angus, Jolene Andrew, Adele ᒪᐢᑿᓱᐏᐢᑵᐤ Arseneau, Leona Brown, Giihlgiigaa-Todd Devries, Wil George, Kitty Guerin, Meagan Innes, Jimmy Joseph, Ray Natraoro, lisa g nielsen, Atheana Picha, Danielle “Juicy” Rediron, Chrystal Sparrow, Candace Thomas, Kamala Todd, and T’uy’t’tanat-Cease Wyss.


Workshops and Talks

Sat Sep 24, 10am-noon

Beadsoup Button Patch Workshop – Adele ᒪᐢᑿᓱᐏᐢᑵᐤ Arseneau
Roundhouse Exhibition Hall
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Sun Sep 25, 1-3pm

Salve Making Workshop – Leona Brown
Roundhouse Exhibition Hall
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Sun Sep 25, 2:30-4:30pm

Community Panel Project – Painting with Jimmy Joseph / lisa g nielsen
Roundhouse Exhibition Hall
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Thu Sep 29, 7pm

In Conversation
xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) artists Chrystal Sparrow and T’uy’t’tanat-Cease Wyss in discussion with Cha’an Dtut-Rena Soutar Manager of Decolonization, Arts & Culture at the Park Board.
Roundhouse Performance Centre
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Sat Oct 1, 1-3pm

Cedar Bracelet Weaving Workshop – Giihlgiigaa-Todd Devries
Roundhouse Exhibition Hall
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Sat Oct 1, 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Spontaneous Personalized Poetry – Wil George
Roundhouse Exhibition Hall
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We are grateful to host this exhibition on the unceded, ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
Image: Jimmy Joseph drawing, Artist in Communities Oakridge/Marpole, 2022. Photo by lisa g nielsen.

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