The Future Imaginary: Cultural Night + Family Arcade
Thursday, November 30, 2017 to Saturday, December 2, 2017
Join us for free events presented by the Symposium on the Future Imaginary.
Nov 30, 8-11pm
Enjoy an evening of live performances, featuring Tara Williamson, Shanley Spence, Nikki Komaksiutiksak, Spence Tradition, Boogey the Beat, and Yakaskwan Mihkiwap ('light' tipi).
Dec 2, 11am-2pm
Bring your family for a gaming day, including an Indigenous video game arcade, virtual reality (VR) stations, and a workshop facilitated by Video Pool Media Arts Centre! Showcasing games from the IIF Skins workshops, Elizabeth LaPensée, Never Alone, the 2167 VR projects, the Art Alive VR experience from Pinnguaq, and more! See more...
These events are part of the third annual international Symposium on the Future Imaginary. The Future Imaginary: Radically Shifting Our Indigenous Futures Through Art, Scholarship and Technology will be three days of free multidisciplinary conversations about Indigenous art and media, scholarship, and cultural innovation with panel discussions, film and new media screenings, and more. A critical mass of artists, community activists, curators, and academics will present their visions of the future of Indigenous people with First Nations poet and educator Duke Redbird as the keynote speaker. Invited speakers are coming to Winnipeg from all over the world, including several artists featured in the INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE exhibition.
Watch the event live stream: http://abtec.org/iif/live/