Kingston Arts Council
Acting Out, Claiming Space: Aboriginal Performance Art Series in Kingston
  • Date: March 15, 2011 to March 15, 2011
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  • Location: Various
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Acting Out, Claiming Space: Aboriginal Performance Art
Series in Kingston
When: Tuesday March 15 to Saturday March 19, 2011
Where: Various locations including Queen's University and
Modern Fuel Gallery, 21 Queen St in Kingston, ON
Admission: Free!

In conjunction with the Queen's Native Students
Association's Aboriginal Awareness Week, Modern Fuel
Artist-Run Centre is proud to present the Acting Out,
Claiming Space: Aboriginal Performance Art Series in
Kingston from March 15 to March 19, 2011. Four nationally
and internationally celebrated Aboriginal performance
artists, Terrance Houle, Skeena Reece, Jordan Bennett and
Tanya Lukin Linklater will come to Kingston to take part in
the series curated by Daina Warren (Montana Cree) and Carla
Taunton. The artists have been asked to consider strategies
of acting-out and claiming space, and to engage with the
question, what constitutes an "Indigenous space?" The
artists will be performing new works and projects or ideas
that are currently in development. This performance project
centres around Indigenous cosmologies and the performance of
stories and explores the way Indigenous peoples place
themselves against chosen environments, whether it be home
or reserve communities, urban spaces, traditional or
spiritual realms, political or historical locales.
Admission to all events is free.  The schedule of events is
as follows:

Tuesday March 15
7:30-9:30 pm, Dunning Hall, Room 10, Queen's University Film
Screening: "Re-framing Voice, Re-imagining Narrative:
Aboriginal Film Screening"

Wednesday March 16
7:30-9:00 pm, Bio Science Building, Room1103, Queen's
University Acting Out, Claiming Space: Artist Panel

Thursday March 17
5:00-6:00 pm Meet at corner of Union St. and University Blvd
Tanya Lukin Linklater (Alutiiq) "Give me an A!" performance

Friday March 18
7:00-8:30 pm Meet at Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre (21 Queen
St) Terrance Houle, (Blood) "iniiwahkiimah"

10:00 pm - Aboriginal Awareness Week and Acting Out,
Claiming Space Party!
Grad Club, Queen's University

Saturday March 19
12:30pm  Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre
Heather Igloliorte, (Inuit) "Building
Relationships/Fostering Dialogue"

1:00pm-5:00pm Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre Jordan Bennett,
(Mik'maq) "Pressure Flips"

5:30-7:00pm  Kingston Market Square Amphitheatre Skeena
Reece, (Tsimshian. Gitksan. Cree. Metis) "Tim Buck Two:
Kingston's Free Zone and Banana Meditation Centre!"

For further information, contact:
Michael Davidge or Bronwyn McLean
Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre
21 Queen St, Kingston, ON, K7K 1A1
(613) 548-4883
[email protected]