Ceremonial Activism 101: The Gifting – thirstDays No. 01

Thu, Feb 25, 2016
Programming Series

love, intimacy and (com)passion, in a geopolitical context
A monthly series of video, film, performance and ceremony events
Project curator/artist-in-residence Jayce Salloum

Ceremonial Activism 101: The Gifting
Taiontenonhwera:ton (to give thanks)

THURSDAY  FEB. 25  7.30pm
Curated & performed by T’uy’t’tanat Cease Wyss and Aaron Rice
Featuring Lindsay Katsitsakatste Delaronde and Nicole Mandryk 

285 East 5th Ave. Vancouver BC (5th Ave. at Main St.)

FREE ADMISSION or stream it live at thirstDays.vivomediaarts.com

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Ceremony and feasting is a good place to begin – that which comes before all else. Respect and gratitude. We lay the groundwork and bring the medicines, laying the foundation for those ahead of us. We witness, we gather, we welcome, we feast, we tell stories, and share. We connect.

Upcoming programs curated by Jeneen Frei Njootli + Ashok Mathur, Denise Ryner + Tonel, Irwin Oostindie + Ronnie Dean Harris, David Khang + Phanuel Antwi, Urban Subjects, Ali Lohan + Juan Sepulveda, Raymond Boisjoly + Jordan Wilson, Ayumi Goto + Tannis Monkman Nielsen, Dima Alansari + Cathy Busby, Sobhi Zobaidi + Dima Yassine, Elisa Ferrari + Stacey Ho. Writer in residence: Tarah Hogue

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T’uy’t’tanat Cease Wyss

Aaron Rice

Jayce Salloum

Jayce Salloum is a Vancouver-based photographer and video artist known for installation works that sensitively investigate historical, social and cultural contexts of place. The grandson of Lebanese immigrants, Salloum studied in the United States and began his artistic career in 1975. The central themes played out in his work include questions of exile, ethnic representation and notions of identity. In 2014, Salloum won a Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. https://twitter.com/JayceSalloum