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Amanda Strong – Artist Talk
November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFREE
Join us for an artist talk and screening of work by filmmaker and animator Amanda Strong.
We are pleased to bring Amanda to the island as the third mentor in CineVic’s new film training program The Incubators!
Amanda Strong is an Indigenous (Michif) Media Artist and Stop Motion Director currently working as a guest on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sə̓lílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh). She has been practicing professionally in the arts for over 15 years. She holds a degree in Photography and Interpretive Animation from Sheridan College. With a cross-discipline focus, common themes of her work are reclamation of Indigenous histories, lineage, language and culture. Currently she is the Owner and Director of Spotted Fawn Productions, a stop motion animation studio based in Vancouver. Under her direction, the studio utilizes a multi-layered approach and unconventional methods that are centered in collaboration on all aspects of their work. She has created and directed independent animations that have screened worldwide and have also won numerous and prestigious awards: Biidaaban, Ghost Food, Flood, Four Faces of the Moon, X Company, Hipster Headdress, Mia, How to Steal a Canoe, Haida Raid, and Indigo.
Friday November 8th, 2019
Open Space, 510 Fort Street
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CineVic would like to thank Open Space for their generous support as a venue for this event.
CineVic acknowledges and respects the long history of the Lekwungen speaking people, now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, on whose traditional and unceded territory we carry out our activities.
CineVic gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance and support of Canada Council for the Arts, Province of British Columbia, British Columbia Arts Council, and the CRD Arts Commission.