Broken Boxes Podcast is proud to present this episode featuring Marcia Crosby, Tsimshian-Haida writer, art historian, and educator from British Columbia and respondent for Tania Willard. This is the 8th installation in a series of interviews featuring participants and their respondents from the socially engaged project #callresponse.
I had the opportunity to travel to Standing Rock, North Dakota last week to deliver supplies from New Mexico to the water protectors currently on the front lines. Although my stay was very short with a specific trajectory of supply delivery, I took an afternoon to walk around Camp of the Sacred Stones and listen to story from folks who have joined in solidarity and support of this movement
Broken Boxes Podcast is proud to present this episode as the seventh installation in a series of interviews featuring artists and their respondents from the socially engaged project #callresponse.
In this episode artist and curator Tania Willard speaks about her curatorial practice and breaks down the themes and materials she is focusing on in her current artistic work. She reflects on living and working on her Reserve and how she navigates being a mother and a practicing artist simultaneously. Tania also tells us about her involvement in #callresponse, providing insight into the body of work she is creating for the project and introduces us to the work and ideas of her respondent, Marcia Crosby.
Broken Boxes Podcast is proud to present this episode as the fifth installation in a series of interviews featuring artists and their respondents from the socially engaged project #callresponse. In this episode, Maria Hupfield speaks about her experiences living as an artist in New York, the influence her upbringing has had on her lifestyle, and shares reflections on where she finds inspiration to fuel her creative process.
In this conversation, Tanya Tagaq offers an honest reflection to being an established recording artist today. She speaks about her relationship with her incredible band, her ideas surrounding being a mother and a touring artist, ways in which she practices self care and she shares her views on reconciliation and the important role that art plays in society. Tanya also speaks about her past collaborations and relationship with artist Laakkuluk Williamson-Bathory, who Tanya is the respondent artist for in the #callresponse project.
In this episode we get into conversation with performance artist Laakkuluk Williamson-Bathory. She speaks on work as a uaajeerneq performer of Greenlandic mask dancing and her use of poetry as art form. She speaks on her upcoming performance project with #callresponse and we also hear about her experience as a founder and Executive Director of Qaggiavuut, Iqaluit’s first performing arts center. Laakkuluk gives insight on the balance of being a mother and an artist, remembering our connection to land, and ways to create creative space within our communities.