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The Earth is My Elder: Krista Arias

Wed. February 3rd 2021 - Sat. May 29th 2021 Open Space Free

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The Earth is My Elder: Krista Arias

The Earth is my Elder is centred around the film, poetry and installation-based ...
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Wed. February 3rd 2021 - Sat. May 29th 2021 Open Space (All Ages)
12pm - 4pm Free
Opening: Thursday 1st January 1970

Event Description

The Earth is my Elder is centred around the film, poetry and installation-based work of artist, poet and earth alchemist Krista Arias. Her work explores the complexities of reconnecting, as a woman and mother, to ancestral homelands, while living as an uninvited guest in Indigenous territories in the USA and Canada. As a member of the Xicana diaspora, Arias' direct connection to Indigenous land, language and culture has been broken over generations of migration arising as necessity from colonial structures. She explains: "My greatest resource in cultural recovery and transmission as a mother, of finding belonging even in the liminal space of home-not-home without traditional Eldership, has been my own body-as-earth connection and awakening."

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Krista Arias

Presented by:

Toby Lawrence

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The Earth is My Elder: Krista Arias @ Open Space Feb 3 2021 - Dec 2nd @ Open Space

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