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Floetry: a workshop for water and words

October 15, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Saturday, October 15th
10am - 12pm
Facilitated by Danielle Boissoneau
In person, free, all welcome

This interactive workshop is designed to reflect the beauty of our natural world while doing the work of identifying our responsibilities to protect these wonders. Using words, we’ll flow for the water. We’ll use art as a method of reclamation and community building. We will determine how to integrate artistic practice with action towards sustainable futures. We’ll be practicing how to be a good ancestor.

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Accessibility: WAHC is a physically accessible building.

Danielle Boissoneau is a 2Spirit femme, Anishnaabekwe from Garden River First Nation. She is a mother, an artist and an avid rabble rouser. For over 7 years, Danielle has worked with community to lead the Hamilton Harbour Water Walk, a 42 kilometre journey that is rooted in Anishnaabek sovereignty and purpose. She aligns her artistic practices with her responsibilities to community, the land and the water. You can often find her laying on the grass. Danielle is from the Old Turtle Clan.

This program is presented in connection to our main gallery exhibition Future of Work: Letters from the Land and Water curated by Simranpreet Anand and Srimoyee Mitra. The exhibition brings together artwork by Alvin Luong, Audie Murray, Jagdeep Raina and Sindhu Thirumalaisamy and is on view August 31 - December 16, 2022.

WAHC wishes to acknowledge the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Hamilton, the Province of Ontario, CUPE, the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario, the Canada Council for the Arts, OSSTF and ONA for their support of our exhibitions and ancillary programs.

For more information, please contact Tara Bursey, Executive Director, at (905) 522-3003 ex. 23 or tara@wahc-museum.ca

51 Stuart Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8L 1B5       905.522.3003       Public Hours: Click here