MON, TUE, THU AUG 13/14/16

CRAB PARK

an̓usáyum̓

TUE AUG 14 & THU AUG 16
6 – 6:30 PM

Stem Mother Tongue

TUE AUG 14 & THU AUG 16
6:45 – 7:45 PM

Immigrant Lessons

TUE AUG 14 & THU AUG 16
7:45 – 8:30 PM

Shamin Zahabioun

TUE AUG 14 & THU AUG 16
Installation

Yolanda Weeks

TUE AUG 14 & THU AUG 16

MONDAY, AUG 13 | CRAB PARK (101 E waterfront road)  Lek’lekí (Squamish Village Site Name)

Raven Spirit Dance Society Somatic Movement Class
5:30 – 7 PM
An invitation to connect in a deeper way to the land beneath your feet and to the environment around you. Through conscious breath, focused listening and engaging all of your senses you will be guided through a somatic movement experience led by co-facilitators Starr Muranko & Tasha Faye Evans (Raven Spirit Dance).

Eddy Van WyckCircle Discussion
7:15 – 8:30 PM
The stories are there if you listen” Kate Tempest(poet, playwright, rapper, recording artist, novelist)
The storyteller is ever-observant, always listening, seeing multiple truths and passing word/song/movement to those that will listen. Here, as storytellers, we hold a discussion stimulated by the ongoing fight and struggle with mental health related issues on the streets, in the classrooms and in places where nobody can see it. This discussion will look at the environmental impacts on mental health and vice-versa, hoping to create dialogue that will continue outside this held space for listening.

 

TUESDAY, AUG 14, THURSDAY AUG 16 | CRAB PARK (101 E waterfront road)
Lek’lekí (Squamish Village Site Name)

an̓usáyum̓
6 – 6:30 PM
An̓usáyum̓, (Two Berries in the Squamish Language) is made up of two young Indigenous artists from the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nation. Currently they are both studying their language, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim, full time at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver BC. On top of learning their language, they write and sing contemporary western music as well as Coast Salish traditional singing. With a passionate about their roots and dedicated to always learning more about their culture, their sound mixes the traditional and contemporary.

Katie Cassady
6:30 – 6:45 PM

This work is composed of two solos, two chapters or meditations on interconnectedness. One chapter makes use of an anecdote told by Professor Robert Hass at the 2008 conference “Creativity in the Face of Climate Change”, about cranes breeding in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. The other chapter focuses on the cultural conception of nature, and how we are not “other” or separate from nature, but intimately bound up with it. Through movement and performance, these two chapters together attempt to illustrate and think through specific perspectives on interconnectedness.
Special thanks to Eden Solomon, Marissa Wong, Robert Hass, and Set Fire to Flames.

Eddy Van WyckTribute Concert
6:45 – 7:45 PM
A special tribute concert. Proceeds go towards mental health research and facilities. A concert of voices. The practise of true natures. What is in the voice? What is in the earth? A vibration. Providing each person with the means and opportunity to use original material that empowers and emboldens their voice. What is the ritual of the voice and how is it similar to the earth? In this practise of the voice through public performance, we create a platform for listening and play. If we listen to our true natures will it bring us closer?

Kimmortal, Missy D & Immigrant Lessons
7:45 – 8:30 PM
Kimmortal and Missy D are independent artist hustler womxn of color in hip hop, joining forces with dance group Immigrant Lessons. Immigrant Lessons is a dance/art/fashion collective created to promote cultural pluralism through: dance, music, fashion, visual media, and visual design. Members: Kevin Fraser, Alyssa Amarshi, Sharon Lee, Sophia Gamboa, Jason Bempong, Joshua Ongcol and Marisa Gold
Kimmortal: @kimmortalmusic
Missy D: @missydfemcee
Immigrant Lessons: @immigrantlessons

 

INSTALLATIONS

Shamin Zahabioun
What are we trying to achieve in our fast-pace rhythm of consumerism?
Do we seek connection through collecting more and more things?
We are constantly encouraged to shop more; how does our belongings define us?
Making the familiar to an unfamiliar item, as well as showing what we often tend to hide, I try to highlight these questions…
This piece invites everyone to remember nature and get back to the source of it all…
Thank you: Alaleh Zahabioun and Mina Samzadeh
instagram – @shamin_zzz

Yolanda Weeks Nomadic Nest (resilience)
My nest is an offering – a resting space for ALL to regroup, reflect, rest and re-imagine. Nomadic Nest (resilience) stems from a desire to house, nurture and protect the resilient many who fight for our collective home in subtle and substantial ways. Using natural materials (branches, fibres, grasses, etc.) found and gathered respectfully on Coast Salish Territory, ALL are invited to envelop themselves in the beautiful fabric of the land.
www.yolandaweeks.com

AT A GLANCE

MON, AUG 13
CRAB PARK

5:30 – 7 PM
Raven Spirit Dance

Somatic Movement Class


7:15 – 8:30 PM
Eddy Van Wyck
Circle Discussion 


 

TUE, THU, AUG 14, 16
CRAB PARK

6 – 6:30 PM
an̓usáyum̓


6:30 – 6:45 PM
Katie Cassady


6:45 – 7:45  PM
Eddy Van Wyck
Tribute Concert


7:45 – 8:30 PM
Kimmortal, Missy D & Immigrant Lessons


INSTALLATIONS


Shamin Zahabioun


Yolanda Weeks

GROW VINES FESTIVAL!

Your donation will support the growth of eco-arts in Vancouver.

Vines Art Festival takes place on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.

MAILING LIST