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Artist Talk: Peter Morin and Jimmie Kilpatrick
ISHKAABATENS WAASA GAA INAATABATEG DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL ART, FACULTY OF ARTS & THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, BRANDON UNIVERSITY PRESENT
Peter Morin and
Peter Morin is a Crow Clan member of the Tahltan Nation in northern British Columbia. His diverse artistic practice that includes performance art, writing, curating, painting, printmaking, confronts western settler colonialism through the lens of his Tahltan heritage. He has a wide-ranging international exhibition record including performance work not only in North America but also in London, Berlin, Singapore, and New Zealand. He was longlisted for a Sobey Award in 2014, respectively and received the Hnatyshyn Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Canadian Mid-Career Artist. Morin was a former faculty member at Brandon University and is currently an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Arts at the Ontario College of Art and Design University in Toronto.
Jimmie Kilpatrick is a musician, educator, and interdisciplinary artist based in Brandon, Manitoba. He’s been touring regularly and releasing records on Toronto’s You’ve Changed Records since 2009. Kilpatrick cut his rock & roll teeth in the early 2000’s, as part of the seminal east coast indie outfit Shotgun and Jaybird. He has appeared on recordings by John K. Samson, Christine Fellows, Joel Plaskett and By Divine Right. His 2011 release Transistor Sister was long-listed for Canada’s Polaris Music Prize. Kilpatrick holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Brandon University and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba. In 2018, he was the Manitoba Winner of the BMO 1stART! Competition and presented his performance/installation Quality Control at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery in Toronto.
Thursday, September 28, 2023 7:00 pm
The Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art
2021 Victoria Avenue
Admission is free. Parking is available in the north lot facing the building. Please use the red doors on the north entrance.
PERFORMANCE – What’s Love Got to Do With It
Saturday, September 30, 2023 7:00 pm
Kinsmen Rehearsal Hall, Room 1-20
Brandon University School of Music QEII Building
Admission is free for students / $20 general public
Includes a Bannock Reception
A performance reflecting on truth, reconciliation, the power of words and all that we have in common. Featuring the wondrous songs and stop-motion videos of Christine Fellows & Love Songs To End Colonization – a performance art karaoke collaboration
Leanne Zacharias (cello, BU faculty)
Jason Tait (drums, percussion)
Ashley Au (bass, BU alumnx)
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