in[SITES] Series: September 11th, 2017-October 20th, 2017

September 11th, 2017-October 20th, 2017

in[SITES] is a new site-specific performance series presented by Public Energy, Artspace, the Art Gallery of Peterborough and ReFrame Film Festival. The goal of in[SITES] is to open up dialogues around the relationship between performance, site, and contemporary art practices.

[IN]SITES PERFORMANCE SERIES INCLUDES:

3 Performances • 1 Film Screening • 2 Artist Talks •1 Panel Talk • 1 Public Rehearsal Series •1 Artist Workshop

September 2017

PUSHING IT [PERFORMANCE]

Becky Welter-Nolan pushes a 6-foot textile boulder around Del Crary Park and through the AGP in an exploration of site and labour. A reception will follow.

DATE: SEPT.27 at 3PM & 5:30PM

AT: Del Crary Park, 2 George St N, Peterborough at 3PM & AGP 250, Crescent St, Peterborough at 5:30PM

CURATED BY: Art Gallery of Peterborough

VISIT: www.agp.on.ca

[AGP FALL EXHIBITIONS]

Brenda Francis Pelkey: A Retrospective

Becky Welter-Nolan | Pushing It

Private | Public

DATE: SEPT.30 at 2PM-5PM

LOCATION: Art Gallery of Peterborough

250, Crescent St, Peterborough

CURATED BY: Art Gallery of Peterborough

VISIT: www.agp.on.ca

[PERFORM IN NOGOJIWANONG RITE OF SPRING]

Dance artist Brian Solomon will lead a series of public rehearsals for community members

of all ages and abilities ending in a public performance on Oct19 & 20th.

DATE: SEPT.11-OCT.18, WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS at 7PM-9PM

AT: Artspace (378 Aylmer St. N)

PRESENTED BY: Public Energy

VISIT: www.publicenergy.ca

[AKI: FIVE SHORT FILMS ABOUT PLACE]

Aki is the Anishinaabemowin word for Land. Selected by Cara Mumford these films connect to specific places within the territory of the Michi Saagiig (Mississauga) Nishinaabeg, highlighting that the connection we have with the land today determines the future we have tomorrow. Hosted by the Gitigaan Project. [Each outdoor screening is 30 minutes long, and will repeat from 1PM-5PM] Prepared food from Grandfather’s Kitchen will be for sale on the site.

DATE: SEPT.16 from 1PM-5PM

AT: Whetung Ojibwa Centre, 875 Mississauga St, Curve Lake First Nation

PRESENTED BY: ReFrame Film Festival

VISIT: www.reframefilmfestival.ca

October 2017

[CALL & RESPONSE: SITE-SPECIFIC PRACTICES PANEL TALK]

DATE: OCT.1 at 11AM

AT: Art Gallery of Peterborough

250, Crescent St, Peterborough

ARTISTS: Brenda Francis Pelkey, Becky

Welter-Nolan, Brian Solomon

VISIT: www.agp.on.ca

[PINE TREE TALK]

DATE: OCT.11 at 12PM-1PM

LOCATION: Nozhem Theatre, Peter Gzowski College, Trent University

2510 Pioneer Rd, Peterborough

ARTISTS: Brian Solomon & Aria Evans

PRESENTED BY: The Chanie Wenjack School of Indigenous Studies

VISIT: www.publicenergy.ca

[MANIFESTO [WORKSHOP]

In this workshop each participant will write their own manifesto. The goal of this workshop is to inspire political awareness and action by looking at the rich history of artist manifestoes.

DATE: SEPT.24 at 12PM

AT: Artspace, 378 Aylmer St N, Peterborough

ARTIST: Vanessa Dion Fletcher

VISIT: www.artspace-arc.org

[WOVEN WIRES [PERFORMANCE]

A response to the statement: “Media is changing our past, presents, and future selves. How in this world of electronic communication do oral traditions and personal narration navigate and drive our lives and consciousness?”.

DATE: SEPT.23 at 8PM, 8:45P, 9:15PM

AT: Artspace, 378 Aylmer St N, Peterborough

ARTIST: Vanessa Dion Fletcher & Pearl Salas

CURATED BY: Artspace

VISIT: www.artspace-arc.org

[NOGOJIWANONG RITE OF SPRING [PERFORMANCE]

Nogojiwanong Rite of Spring is site-specific dance performance by choreographer Brian Solomon that will be performed by community members and professional dance artists, taught via an open rehearsal/ workshop process. The performance is a re-envisioning of the Rite of Spring via a contemporary indigenous lens.

REHEARSAL PROCESS: SEPT.11-OCT.20

FINAL PERFORMANCES: OCT.19 & 20 at 6PM

LOCATION: Brock St Parking Lot

Thank You!

Public Energy gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our 2018-19 Season Funders and Sponsors

  • Canada Council
  • Peterborough Inn and Suites
  • Whatley Technical Supplies
  • BMO
  • Ontario Arts Council
  • Canadian Heritage
  • City of Peterborough
  • Kawartha Now
  • We Design
  • Hi Ho Silver