Noongwa (Now/Today)

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 to Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Opening
    • Thursday, July 24, 2014 to Friday, July 25, 2014

    Gallery 101 in partnership with the Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival presents: Noongwa (Now/Today)

    Artists: Jordan Bennett (Mi'kmaq), Fiya Bruxa (Latino/Mapuche), Nyle Johnston (Anishinabe), Erin Marie Konsmo (Michif/Cree), Ernie Paniccioli (Cree)
    Curators: Howard Adler and Christopher Wong

    July 24 - August 16 2014 Opening: July 24,
    7pm to 1am
    51 B Young Street, Ottawa, ON

    The title for this exhibition Noongwa (Now/Today), takes its name from an Anishinabemowin word meaning “Now' or “Today”. The Opening will feature a drum group, live music, live painting, spoken word, dj's, food + drinks and a gallery crawl to see the art exhibition Maanpii (Here) at Platform Gallery, 51 A Young Street, Ottawa, ON

    Performing artists include : DJ Kinewone (Brad Greyeyes-Brant) (Ottawa), Fiya Bruxa (Toronto), Nyle Johnston (Toronto), Test Their Logik (Toronto), Vera Wabegijig (Ottawa) and Just Jamaal the Poet.

    There will also be a drum opening with Theland and Elaine Kicknosoway and Frazier Whiteduck with the Capital Warriors. For more information, please visit: www.asinabkafestival.org www.g101.ca

    Gallery 101 gratefully acknowledges the support of The City of Ottawa, The Ontario Arts Council, and The Canada Council for the Arts. Gallery 101 thanks the Asinabka: Film & Media Arts Festival, Indigenous Culture and Media Innovations (ICMI), NIIGAAN: In Conversation, members, volunteers, partners, and all our relations.