Today I presented my paper, "A Glossary of Insistence" for Wood Land School - Critical Anthology organized by editor, Duane Linklater, Or Gallery and SFU Galleries in Vancouver. Look for the forthcoming publication with writings by Duane Linklater, Raymond Boisjoly, David Garneau, Candice Hopkins, Amy Kazymerchyk, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Liz Park, Postcommodity, Walter Scott and cheyanne turions in the fall of 2016. 

 








My work was featured in an interview with Matthew Ryan Smith for the Spring, 2016 Issue of First American Art Magazine.

 

http://firstamericanartmagazine.com/current-issue/

 

You can see the interview and two short poems of mine in the issue here:

 

https://works.bepress.com/matthewryansmith/123/

 

 

 

 


I will present a new performance, An accumulation - A relief,  in collaboration with Ziyian Kwan, Mique'l Dangeli and Peggy Lee for Cutting Copper: Indigenous Resurgent Practice co-presented by grunt gallery and the Belkin Gallery in Vancouver. Cutting Copper will also feature performances by Dana Claxton, Maria Hupfield and Charlene Vickers within the exhibition, Lalakenis / All Directions by Beau Dick and a symposium with scholars, writers and curators. March 4-5, 2016. 

 

http://belkin.ubc.ca/events/cutting-coppers-lalakenis

 

 


I presented the the at Remai Modern's Turn Out in February, 2016, including premiere of a new video work. The text performance featured Randy Morin who translated the text into Cree. I collaborated with three contemporary dancers in Saskatoon to present live dance - Karla Kloeble, Kyle Syverson and Marcus Merasty. Curated by Troy Grohnsdahl.

 

http://remaimodern.org/prelaunch/thethe/

 

 


“Constellation/conversation” at Artspace (September 9 to 30, 2016) in collaboration with Leanne Simpson made "20 Shows to See in 2016" by Canadian Art.

 

Leanne will perform her poem, "Constellation," with Tara Williamson. cheyanne turions, Layli Long Soldier and I will respond to the poem followed by a conversation between all of us.

 

Partly, I'm concerned with expanding the conceptual space for Indigenous women in the gallery. 

 

Curated by Jonathan Lockyer.

 

Canadian Art 









Documentation of my collaborative performance with Laura Ortman at EFA Project Space in New York City on November 6, 2015 is on the Artforum site. Laura is playing her electric violin to objects I've configured, including a bowl I commissioned from Alutiiq traditional artist, Doug Inga, in 2010 and four Yup'ik dance fans I purchased at Cama'i Dance Festival in Bethel, Alaska in 2011. 

 

Accompaniment was curated by Kari Cwynar and Kendra Sullivan. The show ws up November 6 - December 19, 2015. 

 

 

 


An audio recording of a performative lecture Duane Linklater and I gave at Black Guelph Historical Society for Postcommodity's People of Good Will Project with support from Musagetes in Guelph in December, 2014. 

 

I read "the forty part motet," "38" by Layli Long Soldier, and "Decommission." Duane speaks about his record collection.

 

https://soundcloud.com/musagetes-sound/duane-linklater-and-tanya-lukin-linklaterthe-secret-ingredient-280115