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Transmissions: An Indigenous Futurist Installation


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In partnership with SFU Woodward's Cultural Programs and produced by Electric Company Theatre.

Transmissions is a three-part, 6000 square foot multimedia installation by award-winning Anishinaabe filmmaker and artist Lisa Jackson. It extends her investigation into the connections between land, language, and people, most recently with her virtual reality work Biidaaban: First Light.

Projections, sculpture, and film combine to create urban and natural landscapes that are eerie and beautiful, familiar and foreign, concrete and magical. Past and future collide in a visceral and thought-provoking journey that questions our current moment and opens up the complexity of thought systems embedded in Indigenous languages. Radically different from European languages, they embody sets of relationships to the land, to each other, and to time itself.

Transmissions invites us to untether from our day-to-day world and imagine a possible future. It provides a platform to activate and cross-pollinate knowledge systems, from science to storytelling, ecology to linguistics, art to commerce. To begin conversations, to listen deeply, to engage varied perspectives and expertise, to knit the world together and find our place within the circle of all our relations.

FREE Admissions.
Installation is open to public from September 6th - 28th however,
4:00pm - 6:00pm on September 20th and 21st is reserved specifically for F-O-R-M Audiences!
Come and go as you wish, it will run on a first come first serve basis between these times.
We highly recommend pre-registration below:



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