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Week of Events At Concordia Highlights Indigenous Speakers and Artists
An audience listened intently as Charlie Patton vividly described a world in which there is no clean drinking water left. He explained that water, while appreciated, is taken for granted here, and asked that everyone take action to prevent the situation from worsening.*
Advocacy Committee Aims to Make Products More Accessible
Concordia students will soon have access to over $2,000 in menstrual hygiene products.
MAI to Host Tenth Editions of Indigenous Arts Showcase, Eclectik
Kramer, a first-time curator and Concordia graduate, organized the evening to showcase a wide range of Indigenous perspectives. The festival will feature predominantly performance art, but will also include music, visual art and short film screenings. Most of the artists are based in Montreal.
“My background is more in contemporary dance so I wanted to bridge these mediums,” Kramer explained. With a variety of artists from different backgrounds, Kramer said that the work represents Canadian history from an Indigenous point of view.
Upcoming Art Show, “Abstract Women” Puts the Focus on Self-Love and Empowerment
While feminism is a prominent subject in artist Alexa-Milena Piqué‘s art, she invites people of all identities and backgrounds to consider the universal messages it presents.