This national symposium brings together indigenous and settler/immigrant artists who collaborate to create art with, for and about community. Come explore community-engaged arts and the complex way forward in the long shadow of colonialism.
May 10-12, 2015
Vancouver/Coast Salish Territory
Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
May 13-15, 2015
Enderby, BC/Secwepemcúl’ecw Territory
Special conference events include the cultural feast The Big House (May 10), an interdisciplinary artists intervention in Stanley Park, performance by Peter Morin, Ayumi Goto, Standing Wave Ensemble, Git Hayetsk Dance Group and the launch of the Train of Thought, a national community arts journey across Canada.
Margaret Grenier/Karen Jamieson
Susan Rowley/Jordan Wilson
Renae Morriseau/Savannah Walling
Will Weigler/Krystal Cook
Sharon Kallis/Tracy Williams
Penny Couchie/Ruth Howard/ Sid Bobb
Cathy Stubington/Rosalind Williams
Peter Morin/Ayumi Goto
Nancy Bleck/Aaron Nelson Moody
Jill Baird, Mique’l Dangeli, Kamala Todd
Register online: www.trackssymposium.com
Presented by Vancouver Moving Theatre and Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation, with Runaway Moon Theatre and Jumblies Theatre, and generous support from BC Arts Council, City of Vancouver and Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation.