Through the lens of anti-matter, we aim to carve out a space for anti-colonial matter: as sound, particles, energy, and anti-colonial knowledge transmission.
Instagram Takeover June 6-12, 2021
DS is a multi-nation collective of indigenous women and two spirits from Turtle Island united by their passion for The Simpsons and memes that speak to their experiences.
For 1 week Decolonize Springfield will takeover aceartinc.’s Instagram! Follow @aceartinc for some fresh memes from DS.
Soprano, composer, performer
Performance Date TBA
Edzi’u is a 2S Tahltan and inland Tlingit sound artist, songwriter, composer. They were born in the Yukon and raised in Whitehorse, YT, spending a large part of that time in their traditional territory of Dease Lake, BC. They received a Degree in Music Composition at Vancouver Community College in 2019. Edzi’u has been performing nationally for the better part of ten years, in festivals, galleries and living rooms. Their roles in performance life have ranged from solo performer, to choir soprano, actor, and concert coordinator. Currently their art practice centres on weaving electronic soundscapes with audio manipulation, while drawing on classical songwriting elements. Their music and sound installations have been featured on CBC Radio Reclaimed, Talking Stick festival, shown in Tkaronto’s film festival imagineNATIVE 2018 as well as 2019, while debuting internationally in 2019 at the Document Film Festival in Glasgow, Scotland.
Cheyenne Rain LeGrande ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ is a Nehiyaw Isko artist, from Bigstone Cree Nation. She currently resides in Amiskwaciy Waskahikan also known as Edmonton, Alberta. Cheyenne graduated from Emily Carr University with her BFA in Visual Arts in 2019. Her work often explores history, knowledge and traditional practices. Through the use of her body and language, she speaks to the past, present and future. Cheyenne’s work is rooted in the strength to feel, express and heal. Bringing her ancestors with her, she moves through installation, photography, video, sound, and performance art.
Cheyenne Rain LeGrande
Installation, sound, performance, and visual artist.
POSTPONED TO LATE JUNE