Response: Resonance Opening Celebration + Screening

Join us on Saturday, January 28 for an opening celebration + screening for Response: Resonance.

This event is at capacity.

Please note this event is COVID-conscious. Masks are strongly encouraged while not performing, eating, or drinking; when masking is not possible, please practice social distancing.

Doors open at 6:30pm.

Remarks will begin at 7:00pm, followed by a performance by the drum group Moonstone. The screening of the Response: Resonance program will begin at 7:30pm.

Response: Resonance is on view at The Polygon January 25–February 12, played on a continuous loop during gallery hours, Wednesday–Sunday, 12pm–5pm, and late on Thursdays until 8 pm

Note that the screening will be closed on the evening of Thursday, January 26, as The Polygon hosts The Lind Prize 2022 Award Ceremony + Closing Ceremony.

About the exhibition
Response: Resonance is the culmination of the Response program, an annual program that inspires ways of responding artistically to historical and contemporary Indigenous ways of being. Participants engaged in a series of workshops led by Indigenous artists and Knowledge Holders during summer 2022.

Inspired by the qualities of sound that can be heard and felt around and within the listener, participants were invited to think about the capacity of sound and voice to connect us with memory, territory, and community.

Marianne Sundown, Lines of Ancestry, 2022, 5:06 min.
Stacey Donovan iskʷíst Sm̓x̌ik̓ən̓, Their Words DO NOT Define Me!, 2022, 7:18 min.
Adele ᒪᐢᑿᓱᐤᐏᐢᑵᐤ Arseneau, The Sound of Healing, 2022, 7:46 min.
Alysha Johnny Hawkins, Salmon Harvesting, 2022, 7:52 min.
Sussan Yáñez, the land teaches us our ceremonies, not the laboratory, 2022, 8:00 min.
Isabella Dagnino, Anything, Always, 2022, 1:45 min.
Rain Cabana-Boucher, S7H, 2022, 2:22 min.
Toni Leah C. Yake, bury me deeper than memory and play my bones to dust, 2022, 2:23 min.
KJ Edwards, istén:'a, 2022, 5:06 min.
Jake Kimble, The Things I Learn From My Grandmother’s Giggle, 2022, 5:36 min.
Total run time: 54 minutes

Banner Image: KJ Edwards, still from istén:'a, 2022