Island Dreams

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Island Dreams
Sonnet L’Abbé, Celestine Aleck, Gabi Dao, Jeneen Frei Njootli, Jacob Gleeson and Tiziana La Melia

Sunday, August 271 - 4 pm 
Saysutshun (Newcastle Island)
RSVP required
$10 entry fee for trail walk 


Located fifteen minutes away from the Nanaimo Art Gallery, Saysutshun is an island park on the traditional territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation located in the Nanaimo Harbour. On Sunday, August 27 join us for a durational and immersive trail walk around Saysutshun for a series of performances, poetry readings, and temporary art installations by Tent Shop, Jeneen Frei Njootli, Gabi Dao, Tiziana La Melia and Sonnet L’Abbé, with an introduction to Saysutshun by Snuneymuxw artist and storyteller Celestine Aleck. Throughout the day, a special radio program from Nanaimo Art Gallery will be transmitted to Newcastle Island as a part of Broadcast Archipelago, the gallery’s ongoing radio project. Saysutshun is accessible via foot ferry from Maffeo Sutton Park. Visit www.newcastleisland.ca/ visit-newcastle-islandfor more information about ferry schedules and transportation fees. Please bring your own camping equipment and food for meals. Limited overnight camping is available on Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27 for an additional fee of $5 per person per night. 
To RSVP call 250.754.1750 


Image: Tent Shop, Jacob Gleeson, Western Front, 2013

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