9:00 am — 9:45 pm
The Roundhouse
181 Roundhouse Mews

Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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  • Christie Lee Charles
  • Wil George
  • Charlene George
  • Curator: Kamala Todd

Date: August 20th – August 29th
9am – 9:45pm daily, except Sunday 9am-4:45pm
Roundhouse Exhibition Hall
Opening Reception and Presentations: Friday, August 24th, 6pm – 9pm

From August 20-29, the Vancouver Park Board in partnership with the Roundhouse welcomes artists Christie Charles (of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm Nation and with lineage to Sel̓íl̓witulh and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nations), Charlene George (of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and Sel̓íl̓wat Nations) and Wil George (of the Sel̓íl̓witulh Nation) who will explore cultural knowledge of birds through performance, weaving, language, video, sound and poetry. Curated by Kamala Todd, this artists’ residency directs a local Indigenous lens at birds of the Northwest Coast. Everyone is welcome to attend and details on workshops, performances and other activities will be available closer to the date.

A Vancouver Park Board Artists’ Residency in partnership with the Roundhouse



Poetry readings with Wil George
Tue Aug 21, 12–3pm

Charlene George weaves on-site
Wed Aug 22, 6–9pm

Poetry and performance with Christie Charles
Sat Aug 25, 1-4pm

Charlene George weaves on-site
Sun Aug 26, 12–3pm

Writing workshop with Wil George: ‘Metaphors, Symbols & Archetypes’
Tue Aug 28, 5–7pm

Poetry and performance with Christie Charles
Wed Aug 29, 11am–2pm


20 August 2018 , 9:00 am
29 August 2018 , 9:45 pm