20 March 2018 7pm
Soundtools created by Jeneen Frei Njootli will be used in her performance to create a live soundscape in the gallery.
This artist performance is presented in conjunction with Common Cause: before and beyond the global, guest curated by Denise Ryner.
Admission to our public programming is free and all are welcome.
Jeneen Frei Njootli is a member of the self-governing Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation and is a co-creator of the ReMatriate Collective. Based between the Yukon and unceded Coast Salish territories, she works collaboratively with artists, communities, youth and the land. her work has been exhibited at various institutions including Artspace, Peterborough (2018); Art Gallery of South Western Manitoba (2017); Trinity Square Video, Toronto (2016); Vancouver Art Gallery (2016); and Whippersnapper Gallery, Toronto (2013). She was the recipient of the Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver Artist Prize in 2017.
Image: Jeneen Frei Njootli, snow crust and sinew, 2018. Sound installation. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Toni Hafkenscheid.