Join Laura Waterman Wittstock on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 as she talks with Madeline Hyde of Dream of Wild Health. This Native youth-serving program that teaches how to raise organic produce on a farm in Hugo, MN. Hyde is a communications and Evaluations Specialist.
Laura will also talk with award-winning Haudenosaunee (Seneca Nation, Heron Clan) choreographer based in Minneapolis, MN, Rosy Simas is a designer and director of dance, solo and collaborative performer, movement-based and multidisciplinary teacher, events curator, Indigenous and multicultural arts advocate, and mentor of diverse artists.Her work “Skin(s)” is touring to EastSide Arts (CA), Intermedia Arts (MN), LaPeña (CA), City of Chicago Cultural Center, AICHO (MN) and Northwestern University. Her solo “We Wait In The Darkness” will tour in 2017 to DANSEM (Marseille) and the Living Ritual Festival (Toronto).
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
1 pm to 2 pm Central Time
Local: 90.3 Minneapolis
106.7 St. Paul
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For over 20 years, Rosy Simas immersive, intersectional, Indigenous-centered artistic practice has remained historically situated, geographically grounded, and politically current nationally and internationally. A movement- and multimedia-based Native feminist, she critically centers Indigenous cultural/political persistence.
Simas was a 2013 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Fellow, 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, 2016 McKnight Choreography Fellow and 2016 First Peoples Fund Fellow. Her work has been supported nationally by NEFA National Dance Project Production and Tour awards, and the National Presenters Network Creation Fund.
Simas’ work has been presented at MAI (Montréal Arts Interculturels), Univ. of Riverside/Culver Center, Red Eye Theater (MN), All My Relations Arts (MN), SUNY Fredonia, Myrna Loy Center (MT), Dance Center at Columbia College Chicago, Maui Arts and Cultures Center, Autry National Museum (CA), Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, ODC Theater (CA), American Indian Community Housing Organization (MN), Edge Center for the Arts (MN), Carleton College (MN), Kelly Strayhorn Theater (PA), Northwestern Univ. (IL), Indigenous Arts Program at Banff Centre (AB), Oneida Arts Program (WI), Talking Stick Festival (BC) and IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (NM).
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