Posts tagged Art
Broken Boxes - Interview With Tania Willard (EP#50)

Broken Boxes Podcast is proud to present this episode as the seventh installation in a series of interviews featuring artists and their respondents from the socially engaged project #callresponse

In this episode artist and curator Tania Willard speaks about her curatorial practice and breaks down the themes and materials she is focusing on in her current artistic work. She reflects on living and working on her Reserve and how she navigates being a mother and a practicing artist simultaneously. Tania also tells us about her involvement in #callresponse, providing insight into the body of work she is creating for the project and introduces us to the work and ideas of her respondent, Marcia Crosby

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Broken Boxes - Interview with Tanya Tagaq (EP#47)

In this conversation, Tanya Tagaq offers an honest reflection to being an established recording artist today. She speaks about her relationship with her incredible band, her ideas surrounding being a mother and a touring artist, ways in which she practices self care and she shares her views on reconciliation and the important role that art plays in society. Tanya also speaks about her past collaborations and relationship with artist Laakkuluk Williamson-Bathory, who Tanya is the respondent artist for in the #callresponse project.

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Broken Boxes - Interview with Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory (EP#46)

In this episode we get into conversation with performance artist Laakkuluk Williamson-Bathory. She speaks on work as a uaajeerneq performer of Greenlandic mask dancing and her use of poetry as art form. She speaks on her upcoming performance project with #callresponse and we also hear about her experience as a founder and Executive Director of Qaggiavuut, Iqaluit’s first performing arts center. Laakkuluk gives insight on the balance of being a mother and an artist, remembering our connection to land, and ways to create creative space within our communities. 

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Broken Boxes - Interview with Cheryl L'Hirondelle (EP#45)

In this episode we get into conversation with Cheryl L'Hirondelle, a community-engaged Alberta-born, Cree/Metis, interdisciplinary artist, singer/songwriter and curator. L'Hiriondelle speaks about two major projects that continue to evolve through her practice and we hear how music and voice act as the primary tools for expressing her work. She shares reflection on her experience as Ursula Johnsons respondent artist for #callresponse and gives insight regarding the evolving life of the artist and the importance of connectivity.

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Broken Boxes - Interview with Ursula A. Johnson (EP#44)

In this episode we get into conversation with Ursula A. Johnson, a performance and installation artist of Mi’kmaw descent. Ursula breaks down what her practice consists of, her inspirations for becoming an artist, the concepts her work explores and description of recent works. Ursula also speaks on her endurance performance work for The Land Sings and her reflections on the #callresponse project. 

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Red Man Laughing (S.5) - The Onaman Collective Interview

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we sit down with two members of the Onaman Collective, Isaac Murdoch & Christi Belcourt and we talk about their vision of reconciliation. Hint - it's on the land, with Youth, practicing art & reconnecting to who we are as Anishinaabe Peoples.

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Red Man Laughing - The Dr. Elizabeth LaPensée Interview

In this episode of Red Man Laughing we talk to Dr. Elizabeth LaPensée about her research, work & commitment to gaming, storytelling & art. We dig deep into her thoughts around community and her practice and why Indigenous Futurisms may hold the key to health & well being in a connected world.

 

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