SIAT News: The Water We Call Home at the Yellowhouse Art Centre

The exhibition The Water We Call Home opens at the Yellowhouse Art Centre on Galiano Island on July 23, 2022. Read more about it in this news story from Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology.

“The Water We Call Home, an exhibition featuring a series of films created by School of Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT) post-doctoral researcher and filmmaker Dr. Jessica Hallenbeck, Coast Salish and Sahtu Dene artist Rosemary Georgeson, SIAT professor Dr. Kate Hennessy and team opens at Galiano Island’s Yellowhouse Art Centre this month.

The exhibition is co-curated by Georgeson, Hallenbeck, and Hennessy, in collaboration with a circle of Indigenous women from around the Salish Sea called siyēye nii ‘u tthu sut’ku’luts | siyēye tun’i ‘utl sqwun’u s—Eva Wilson (Coast Salish), Christie Lee Charles (xʷməθkʷəy̓ə), Fay Blaney (Xwe’malhkwu), Karen Charlie (Spune’luxutth) and Kimi Haxton (Potowatomi)—who returned to Galiano Island to share stories of connection and survival in order to begin healing an extended family after 100 years of disconnection.” … [more]




Photo by Kali Spitzer, 2022.