Tuesday, February 4, musician Curtis Running Rabbit-Lefthand is coming to Open Space to perform a solo set. He will perform new improvisational work in response to the gallery exhibition When Raven Became Spider.
Curtis Running Rabbit-Lefthand is an Indigenous multimedia creative producer, musician, spoken word artist, and scholar. He is the founder and Executive Artistic Director of Indigenous Resilience in Music—an Indigenous-led organization creating insight into the lives of Indigenous musicians and empowering Indigenous youth in reclaiming their identity in music and the arts. As an artist and musician, he performs as the front person for the aggressive hardcore punk band Signatory and performs under his solo singer songwriter works outside of his band. Curtis is a proud member of the Blackfoot Confederacy and comes from the Amskaapipikuni, Siksika and Stoney Nakoda nations.
When Raven Became Spider is a touring exhibition curated by Leena Minifie that brings together work from six artists who fuse Indigenous art-making and storytelling practices with superhero motifs. The show runs Jan 10-Feb 8, Tues-Sat, 12-5pm.
Admission is free/by donation. Doors open at 7:00.