Tangled Thunder Bay 2017


Tangled Thunder Bay presents visual arts, film, music and workshops from April 29 to May 6 in collaboration with local partners.

Workshops are brought to you by Tangled Thunder Bay and presented by Tangled on Tour: an annual series of disability arts programming in cities across Ontario.


Event Listings:


STENCIL ART WORKSHOP

March of Dimes Arts Warehouse, Photo Credit: Keegan Richards

About: Lead by artist Liz Buset, participants will learn how to redesign, cut, register and paint a multilayered/multi- coloured stencil.

Ages: All ages are welcome
Date: Wednesday April 26 and Thursday April 27
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Location: Independent Living Resource Centre, 102 – 130 South Brodie Street 

 

STENCILING STOP GAPS WORKSHOP

About: An open drop in event to beautify Stop Gap ramps used by local business around town, lead by artist Liz Buset.
Ages: All ages are welcome
Date: Saturday April 29
Time:
The Baggage Arts Building
Location:
2pm-4pm 


POINT OF ORIGIN

Self Portrait #1 on loom (in progress)

Self Portrait #1 By melannie monoceros, Photo Credit Karyn Valino

melannie monoceros
Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Friday May 5, Opening Reception
7:00pm – 9:00pm

A constellation of text/iles exploring the prismatic existence of a Black, chronically-ill being through conventional and Afro-Futuristic themes and practices. Exhibition runs April 21 – May 28.

 


OWNED REFLECTIONS

owned reflections

Still from Keepers for the Old People, by Michael Keshane

In Common
40 Cumberland Street
Saturday May 6
3:00pm – 4:00pm

This short film program shares varied experiences of people cross-disabilities and intersecting identities through art, tradition, geography and romance. These first person narratives are part of the on-going celebration, contemplation and fight for life in an ablest world.

 


GAELYNN LEA

Gaeylnn Lea, Photo Credit: Micheal K Anderson

In Common
40 Cumberland Street
Saturday May 6
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Classically trained violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea has been bewitching scores of fans with her experimental and ambient takes on fiddle music, an approach that incorporates her love of traditional tunes, songwriting, poetry and sonic exploration.