Talking Stick Festival Visual Arts Exhibition | Coming to the Fire

Posted: Mon, 2015-02-02 15:24

Coming to the Fire Visual Arts Exhibition, The Talking Stick Festival -- the premiere Aboriginal Arts Festival in Western Canada -- is presenting a diverse group of First Nations visual artists at the Roundhouse Community Centre from February 17 to February 28, 2015. This innovative and contemporary work addresses issues of importance in the visual arts field.

The 14th Annual Talking Stick Festival is presented by Full Circle First Nations Performance. Full Circle's upcoming Talking Stick Festival takes place in venues throughout the city from February 17 to March 1, 2015.

All areas of the arts are represented at the festival from the visual arts to theatre, dance, drumming, and music to spoken word, and multimedia performance. These artistic disciplines celebrate Aboriginal culture and showcase the new evolving contemporary work of today's artists.

Featured Artists include:
Sonny Assu ('02); Dempsey Bob (Honorary Doctorate Degree '12);  Brenda Crabtree (Aboriginal Program Manager); Ben Davidson; Lindsay Delaronde ('07); Shawn Hunt; George Littlechild; Jordana Luggi ('14); Lou-ann Neel (current student); Luke Parnell (MAA '12 and Sessional Faculty); Dionne Paul ('06 and MAA Candidate); Susan Point (Honorary Degree Recipient); Tamara Skubovius ('11); Connie Watts ('96); Laura Wee lay Laq (Sessional Faculty); Xwalacktun (Rick Harry) ('82); and, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun ('83).