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Skeena Reece: StretchMark Closing Performance

Join us for a special performance by multidisciplinary artist Skeena Reece to mark the final week of StretchMark: A New Chapter Acquisition Project. Reece uses charade and “sacred clowning” to deeply connect with audiences in challenging and thought-provoking performances.

Image credit: Skeena Reece, Un-Entitled, 2017 (installation), series of four photographs, Courtesy of the Artist. Art Gallery of Alberta Collection, purchased with funds from the Canada Council for the Arts New Chapter grant program. Photo credit: Charles Cousins.

Bios

Skeena Reece is a Tsimshian/Gitksan and Cree artist based on the West Coast of British Columbia. She has garnered national and international attention most notably for Raven: On the Colonial Fleet (2010) her bold installation and performance work presented as part of the celebrated group exhibition Beat Nation. Her multidisciplinary practice includes performance art, spoken word, humor, “sacred clowning,” writing, singing, songwriting, video and visual art.

She studied media arts at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, and was the recipient of the British Columbia award for Excellence in the Arts (2012) and The Viva Award (2014). For her work on Savage (2010) by Lisa Jackson, Reece won a Leo Award for best actress it also won a Genie Award for Best Short Film, Golden Sheaf Award for Best Multicultural Film, ReelWorld Outstanding Canadian Short Film and Leo Award for Best Editing. She participated in the 17th Sydney Biennale, Australia. Recent exhibitions include, The Sacred Clown & Other Strangers (2015) a solo exhibition of her performance costumes and documentation at Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Winnipeg and solo show Moss at Oboro Gallery, Montreal (2017). As well an iteration of Sweetgrass and Honey/Moss traveled to the Comox Valley Art Gallery as Touch Me solo show in 2018. 

Dates and Tickets

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Audience: All ages

Hours

Monday: closed
Tuesday: 11 am-5 pm
Wednesday: 11 am-5 pm
Thursday: 11 am-8 pm
Friday: 11 am-5 pm
Saturday: 11 am-5 pm
Sunday: 11 am-5 pm

Admission

Every Thursday 5-8 pm - FREE

AGA members
FREE
Youth 0-17
FREE
Alberta students 18+
FREE
Out-of-province students
$8.50
General admission
$12.50
Seniors 65+
$8.50

Location

2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5J 2C1

780.425.5379
info@youraga.ca

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