In the final stretch before staging Tributaries, an epic five-hour, open-air performance featuring more than 60 artists, creative producer Denise Bolduc and associate producer Erika Iserhoff say their massive mission to honour the resilience of Indigenous women comes down to a simple message. “This is who we are: We’re beautiful people. We’re smart. We’re brilliant. We’re strong,” Bolduc says. “We’re the original!” Iserhoff interjects, and the room breaks up laughing.
As we arrive in Paris, the skyline is cloaked in grey that matches the city’s cool temperament. My family’s look is less refined-dominated by a red stroller festooned with toys. Our plastic caravan arrives at L’Ecritoire, a bistro on the Place de la Sorbonne. There’s not another child in sight. I unravel my son Tokki’s travel high chair and unpack rice cakes and organic vegetable purée. I consider myself always prepared, but according to Karen Le Billon’s rules, I’ve already racked up two strikes.
Over three decades, British artist Isaac Julien’s work has evolved into multiple-screen video installations, as if one screen is too simple and limited a palette for the interconnected layers in his art. Themes of race and migration were on display at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) recently in an exhibit of two works, collectively entitled Isaac Julien: Other Destinies.
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Selecting a term
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Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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