Curated by Jared Tailfeathers
Presented as part of Alberta Culture Days
Friday, September 28, 2018 @ 7-9PM
Plaza Theatre – 1133 Kensington Rd NW
Featuring films by: Jackson 2bears, Kez Lefthand, Kelli Rae Morning Bull, Kelton Stepanowich, Trevor Solway and Amber TwoyoungmenAnd performances by: Chantal Chagnon, Curtis Lefthand and Nite Sun
EMMEDIA is proud to present Balance as part of the AlterNATIVE Indigenous Film Series, which showcases the rich landscape of works produced by Indigenous artists. This edition, curated by Jared Tailfeathers, features artists and filmmakers that deal with the challenges of being able to balance tradition and contemporary practices, while properly finding a positive equilibrium in their cultural identity. They proudly stand for Indigenous Peoples creative growth and mighty voices, while honouring their roots and dreaming of the future.
About the Curator:
Jared (Uncle Jerry) Tailfeathers is a multi-media performance/interactive installation based Blackfoot (Kainai) Artist, musician, teacher and author. His practice focuses on bridging the gap between various arts and culture, making work that is designed for large conceptual and multi-media communication and collaboration, as well as a multi-instrumentalist with over 18 years of experience as a writing and performing musician. He builds one of a kind musical instruments and uses them in interactive projects, and also builds and designs working instruments for private collectors, patrons and musicians. He works with Indigenous arts and cultural groups that promote the sustainable growth for indigenous artists, musicians and youth.