Appearances

Event Information:

  • Mon
    11
    Oct
    2021

    Ancient Light: Indigenous Artways & Survivance

    12:00 pmElson S. Floyd Cultural Center & streaming via youtube

    In the midst of an epidemic on MMIW, in the midst of a global
    pandemic that has devastated Native communities, in the midst
    of tragic revelations of mass unmarked graves at boarding
    schools, why art? Why poetry, dance, or song? This program of
    picto-poems and poetry, will look at how Native Arts feed
    Indigenous Flourishing. Drawing on the work and statements of
    Indigenous artists from Joy Harjo to James Luna, touching on
    tribal traditions from the healing jingle dress dance to trickster
    antics to activist poetics, Anishinaabe writer and photographer
    Kimberly Blaeser will celebrate Indigenous arts and the role they
    play in building relatedness and teaching survivance.

Kim at Returning the Gift Festival, 2012 in Milwaukee, Indian Summer Stage.

Kim at Returning the Gift Festival, 2012 in Milwaukee, Indian Summer Stage.


 

Past Events

  • Fri
    20
    Jun
    2014
    Mon
    23
    Jun
    2014

    Native North American Survivance and Memory: Celebrating Gerald Vizenor

    International Conference

    Learn more information about this event at nativestudies.univie.ac.at.

  • Fri
    14
    Nov
    2014
    Fri
    12
    Dec
    2014
    UWM Union Art Gallery, 2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI

    Opening Reception: Friday, November 14– 5-8PM /Artist Talk @ 7PM Visualizing Sovereignty features a selection of contemporary American Indian artists whose work addresses cultural implications of sovereignty through vivid, visual commentaries.

  • Wed
    19
    Nov
    2014
    7-9 p.m.#midwestpoetics
  • Sun
    23
    Nov
    2014
    2:00 pmWoodland Pattern Book Center, 720 E. Locust St., Milwaukee, WI

    Join us for a reading of local and regional poets in celebration of HYBRID: Transported by Word and Image. HYBRID is an installation of poetry and photography in taxi cabs, a project that began in Madison, WI, where the work of 43 poets was paired with photographs taken by Thomas Ferrella. Poet and curator, Sara Parrell, worked with Ferrella to combine photographs and poems in order to create unique works of art, which were then installed in each of the Prius cabs owned by the Green Cab Company in Madison. Since September 1st, these works have been on view in Milwaukee in the Prius cabs owned by the American United Taxi Cab Company.

    Free event.
    Find out more on the Event Facebook page.