Life on Neebahgeezis; A Luminous Engagement curated by Maria HupfieldKitakio'sinnooniks, 2017
Cherish Violet Blood - Toronto / Kainaiwa First Nation, Canada
Film Installation, Performance Art
Photo: Rezcat studio Summer Garcia
A theatrical parody on evening entertainment for roaming insomniacs alike broadcast live from Campbell House Museum over 12 hours. Programming includes audience interviews, invited guests, a midnight tea party, live music, and film screenings.
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Cherish Violet Blood hosts an all-night immersive theatrical production for a distinctively Blackfoot spin on colonial history, live from the Campbell House Museum, located in Toronto’s justice precinct. Based on late night entertainment talk shows, Blood casts the spotlight on storytelling with under-the-radar stories about race, gender and class featuring invited friends, live music, and recorded video. The event lineup takes shifting audiences into consideration with an animated flow of activity and scheduled programming in various rooms throughout the night such as midnight tea and a sunrise welcome. This 12-hour intervention makes space to present indigenous voices that unapologetically resist a Canadian narrative for roaming insomniacs alike.
Parental guidance advised
Campbell House Museum
160 Queen Street West (back entrance)
This project is indoors.