september, 2019

30sep01octWeaving Wellness

Event Details

How can we harness the proven power of arts, culture, and creativity to create healthier individuals and ignite positive social change? This event, curated by theatre artist Lisa Ravensbergen, will focus on Indigenous cultural practices and illuminate international research, change-makers, experts, and knowledge-keepers to examine the connections between creativity and well-being.


DATE Mon Sep 30 – Tue Oct 1
TIME 9:30am-5:00pm
LOCATION Performance Centre | Exhibition Hall
TICKETS bcaac2019.eventbrite.ca | Early Bird Discounts (until Aug 28) $175/205 + GST | Regular $200/230 + GST | Students & Seniors (over 60) $75 + GST | One Day Rate $130 /160 + GST | Group rates conference@allianceforarts.com
INFO allianceforarts.com | FB @allianceforartsandculture


*The BC Alliance is committed to making our programming accessible. If financial or other barriers prevent you from registering, we encourage you to reach out to us at conference@allianceforarts.com. ASL interpretation & Child Care available upon request.

A Vancouver Park Board and Roundhouse Partnership with BC Alliance for Arts + Culture

Sponsors: BC Arts Council; Province of BC; City of Vancouver, Front Row Insurance; ActSafe; Southlands Financial.


SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Monday, September 30
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Land Arrival / Meeting Place Welcome with Chief Janice George
(Sḵwxwú7mesh), Carleen Thomas (s ̱ əlilwE ətaɁɬ), and Quelemia Sparrow (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm)
9:30 – 9:40 Gathering Call of the Drum with Bob Baker
9:40 – 10:10 Blanketing of Witnesses
10:10 – 10:20 (Un)Welcome with Lisa Cooke Ravensbergen (Ojibwe/Swampy Cree)
10:20 – 10:35 Coffee break
10:35 – 11:50 TQ’AST / CONVERSATION 1: Arts and Wellness in Relationship to the Geographies of Body and Space with Dawn Morrison, Kendra Fanconi, and host David Geary
11:55 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. Sharing Circles
12:35 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 2:15 DOING TOGETHER: Interactive Experience with mia susan amir
2:15 – 2:30 Coffee Break
2:30 – 3:45 TQ’AST / CONVERSATION 2: Arts and Wellness in Relationship to Self-Knowing and Embodied Lineage with Gabby Bath, Kamala Todd, and host Vanessa Richards
3:50 – 4:30 Sharing Circles
4:35 – 5:00 DOING TOGETHER: Call to Nourishment with Ronnie Dean Harris
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Reception and Installation Off-site at Richmond Art Gallery

Tuesday, October 1
9:00 – 9:20 a.m. DOING TOGETHER: In Response with Julie Lebel
9:20 – 9:30 Coffee Break
9:30 – 10:45 TQ’AST / CONVERSATION 3: Arts and Wellness in Relationship to the Sound of our Hearts—Diverse Truths that Lead to New Paths with Jan Derbyshire, Margo Kane, and host Ajay Masala Puri
10:50 – 11:30 Sharing Circles
11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Lunch
12:30 – 1:45 TQ’AST / CONVERSATION 4: Arts and Wellness in Relationship to Presence and Resurgence with Rachel Iwaasa and Corey Matthews
1:50 – 2:30 Sharing Circles
2:45 – 3:30 DOING TOGETHER: Our Sound, Our Voice with Heather Lamoureux, Jackie Yenga, Carmen Papalia, and Renae Morriseau
3:40 – 4:55 Closing Ceremony and Giving Witness

Time

September 30 (Monday) 9:30 am - October 1 (Tuesday) 5:00 pm

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